The Best Diet: It’s Not What You Eat, It’s Who You Eat With
We like to obsess over what we eat. And we’re not wrong. Diet matters. But I believe friendship and community are more important. Take the Mediterranean diet, for example. Some nutritionists call this “the ideal diet.” Lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans. Moderate amounts of meat. What they usua
How This 27-Year Old Woman Ended Her Panic Attacks
In the past few years, over 13,000 people have taken my free 10-Day Anxiety Fix email course. I get emails every week from readers who used the course to improve their mental health. But one email recently stood out. A woman named “Mary” sent me this message: It’s been a month! I have never been so
He Cured His Panic Attacks with Play
I’ve received a lot of great emails from readers of Play It Away and the How I Cured My
Is Pokémon Go Better than Anti-Depressants?
Tons of people are saying that Pokemon Go is reducing their symptoms of mental illness (even PTSD). Instead of sitting
It’s Not The Food, Stupid
There’s a twisted irony in being so afraid of getting sick, that you make yourself sick.
My Favorite Youtube Comment about The Power of Play
From a physical abuse sufferer who read Play It Away and watched my videos:
How Play Can Heal Strained Relationships and Rebuild Families
Shirley Wu's painful relationship with her mother caused her to crave the loving bond she saw in others. Her military deployments allowed her to escape her emotions, but eventually she had to confront her pain and begin her journey towards healing.
GMOs: Good or Bad?
GMO's- get informed. There are the obvious cons, but there are also pros that you wouldnt expect.
Why Do Adults Stop Playing?
Dr. Peter Gray, play researcher and author of Free to Learn, attributes suppression of play to school. We learn in school that everything is "work" and play is only a reward for work.
The Best Bedtime: The Earlier, The Better?
Last night, I did something I haven’t done in years: I went to sleep at 9:00pm. I didn’