Healthy Life

Put Your Best Face Forward

Put Your Best Face Forward

In an era of selfies and getting tagged in friends’ photos, we have never been confronted so persistently with our own images.  While there are lists of tricks that can help you look better in photos (camera angles, makeup, lighting, filters), why not just look...

Preventing Motion Sickness

Why it occurs and how you can prevent it Motion sickness is a common ailment caused by exposure to certain types of motion. Such motion may be experienced during an amusement park ride, an ocean cruise, or a car ride on a winding road. Although individual...
Two Tricks for a Flat Belly

Two Tricks for a Flat Belly

These Hips Don’t Lie (or, Two Tricks for a Flat Belly)  Finding out you’re going to have a baby is a thrilling moment in any parent’s life.   For many women, watching your bump grow is an affirming reminder of your feminine strength and power; for others, the nine...
Mitigating the Risk of Heart Disease

Mitigating the Risk of Heart Disease

At the outset I should mention that I am a software engineer, far removed from the medical profession. Recently I was at a FinTech (Financial Technology) conference in San Jose, where the panelists were talking about the importance of KYC (Know Your Customer). They...