how not to be a dick
Vacation dickitude can happen on safari or along a three-month backpacking tour of Europe just as easily as it can happen at a national park or a weatherbeaten family resort in the Poconos.
My brainspace is getting too loud to handle.
I have an EXTREME post-vacation hangover.

Jun 25, 2014 at 1:00pm | 100 comments

stress reduction
A shelf-full of relaxation aids is keeping me one step further away from the crazy hospital.
Somewhere in the past 25 years, I learned to associate relaxation with indulgence. I am aware that this is ridiculous.

Nov 27, 2013 at 12:00pm | 26 comments

What do you do when you feel like your brain is going to explode?

Aug 23, 2011 at 2:08pm | 0 comments

floatation therapy
Would you lie in a giant pitch-black tank full of tepid salt water for an hour? I did!
bath products
I have a mild case of the New Year Blues, which I've been fighting off with wonderfully scented new bath products. You're welcome to join me (but please use your own tub, dude).