Choose to Breathe

Choose to Breathe

I freelanced for nearly two decades as a television host, producer, writer, and voice-over talent, even as an actor on occasion. Sometimes, I was crazy busy, juggling a number of projects; sometimes, everything would wrap up at once and I wouldn’t know how...
Continuum: Diving Into Fluidity

Continuum: Diving Into Fluidity

Three mornings a week, I get up early and head to a gym where I work out with a trainer. He has me do lunges and sumo squats; he works my triceps, biceps, and back muscles with free weights; he directs me to hold planks and do sit-ups on an ab bench. I do three sets...
How to Love Winter

How to Love Winter

Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. I love the crispness in the air, the warm-but-not-too-hot days, the cooler nights, the vibrantly colored leaves shimmering in the trees. But it’s also a bittersweet time of year—a time tinged with feelings of loss. I...
Practicing Emotional Balance

Practicing Emotional Balance

Like many people I know, I’ve experienced depression and anxiety at various points in my life. I seem to be part of a growing group. The World Health Organization has stated that by the year 2030, depression and anxiety will be our number-one global disease burden,...