snowy mountain framed by evergreens
Glacier National Park
summer 2011

Jak Koke

Tag: happiness

  1. The More Bearable Lightness of Being

    21 March 2012

    A year ago, I made a decision to start tracking my food calories in an effort to lose the extra 30 pounds I’d gained in the past decade. This decision not only resulted in better health, but also a fundamental change in my awareness of food — and an improvement in my happiness, my personal relationships, and my overall quality of life.

  2. Ghosts of Christmas

    20 January 2012

    In 2011, we made a conscious decision to have a frugal Christmas. This resulted in some unexpected benefits, and also unearthed some deep-seated emotions.