For the 5th Grader Who Said “I Can’t”

"NDI will be holding auditions this Spring for their big annual show!" exclaimed my teacher. I perked up when the announcement was made and thought, Here's my chance. NDI, or the National Dance Institute,  visited my school the previous year to teach us some dance basics. I hadn't caught the eye of any of the …

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Why I Gave Up Paleo and “Dieting” in General

Diet is such an ugly word, isn't it? It's pretty strange when you consider that the word is really just a straightforward expression of your overall eating habits. We've attributed so many negative characteristics to it, that upon hearing the word, there's an immediate and almost knee-jerk reaction in protest to the very idea of …