Published July 28, 2016
Paying close attention to what we put in our bodies is the first step to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The most basic example is our diet because there are consequences to eating food that can either help or harm our health. Consuming processed foods on a daily basis will have entirely different health outcomes compared to eating fresh and whole foods. When health is of concern, we become consciously aware of what we are eating by reading labels on food products in order to avoid consuming ingredients that may harm our bodies. Similarly, those with food sensitivities take extra precaution to avoid any foods that act as "triggers" for unwanted adverse...
Published July 14, 2016
One of the most memorable Greek tragedies is Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex. In this tragic tale, the Oracle of Delphi tells Oedipus that he will kill his father and marry his mother. Oedipus, who is apparently well adjusted and loves his parents, is horrified and understandably freaks out. Desperate to avoid his fate, he leaves Corinth and his presumed parents, and flees to Thebes. Poor Oedipus is only a few steps into his panicked journey before he inadvertently kills his father, and then goes on to innocently marry his mother. If you know the story you want to shout out a warning, “Oedipus, dude, you got it all wrong. Go back! Go back!”