Trigger HAPPY Thursday: Make Eye Contact and Smile

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geWHsSkY0q0] I noticed something while riding the train between San Jose and San Francisco the other day: I was one of many passengers on the pre-dawn train, and though I’d been awake for many hours by that point, I was still...
Soy (The Meat of the Issue)

Soy (The Meat of the Issue)

Let’s get to the meat of the issue: today we’re talking soy. By now, it’s popular dogma that soy is the greatest thing since sliced bread, at least when it comes to your health (and neither one, it turns out, is good for your health, but that’s a rant for another blog...

Trigger HAPPY Thursday: Take a Step Back

Welcome to another Trigger HAPPY Thursday! Today’s post is dedicated to my soul sister & fellow traveler, Ito. I find it hard to believe that it’s already Thursday…so hard to believe that I actually thought it was Wednesday, and almost forgot to record my...
Word Games

Word Games

As a writer, I’m fascinated by how different words can drastically change the meaning of the same sentence. For example: “I don’t get my period” sounds like a blessing. (Seriously: no cramps or hormonal swings? Check please!) “I stopped getting my period” sounds like...

Trigger HAPPY Thursday: Celebrate Every Day

So, in a Morissette-ian twist of irony, I filmed my happiness trigger about celebrating every day like it’s a holiday…on a holiday. Go figure. After I realized my slight miscalculation in mundane days, I realized that it was still relevant, and the video...