False Dichotomies

William of Ockham was a 14th century Franciscan friar and scholar credited with establishing that scientific models should prioritize simplicity and parsimony when trying to understand the complex... Read More

Music, Mental Health, and Mother’s Day

Hearing the first notes of our favorites songs, our hearts skip a beat, memories are triggered of moments, places and life milestones We think of lovers, friends, and family, people gone and people... Read More

Five Boro Bike Tour

The mental health benefits of exercise are well documented The power of community to promote healing are profound The energy and vision of upcoming generations to address the wicked complexities of... Read More

Title IX is About More than Sports

In 1972, Title IX was passed It states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination... Read More

World Health Day 2017: Depression Let’s Talk

Remember how I mentioned that I love birthdays and anniversaries  Today is the 69th birthday of the World Health Organization (WHO) Founded on 7 April 1948, WHO has the unique constitutional mandate... Read More

Botero’s Buxom Bodies & Eating Disorders

I was in Colombia recently and had the opportunity to go to the Botero museum in Bogota Colombian artist, Fernando Botero, has a style that is unique in its neo-figurative depiction of forms that are... Read More

Happy 1st Anniversary Five on Friday!

Anyone who knows me, knows I love marking milestones like birthdays and anniversaries So today, I am happy to celebrate with you the first anniversary of Five on Friday A year ago I launched this... Read More