Just Breathe and Embrace “JOMO”

The Japanese have a word for “death from overwork.” It’s Karōshi. Their country actually keeps track of Karōshi statistics, due to rash of sudden deaths that have been blamed on work-related stress and exhaustion. Young Japanese professionals are literally dropping dead from pushing themselves too far. But, this phenomenon is not unique to Japan. It’s a…

Thoughts on a hurricane

Facebook posts, Tweets and Instagram photos of Hurricane Sandy ravaging the Eastern Seaboard are all pouring into our news streams today. Many of us haven’t been able to tear our eyes away from it, sending our love and well wishes to everyone who is facing the storms tonight and hoping they are safe and that…

Dog Days of Seattle: A Dog’s Guide to the Emerald City

Travelling with your dog can be a challenge, especially when you’re headed to a city. But, Seattleites love their dogs just as much as the next guy and bringing your pooch to the Emerald City is totally doable. You just need to know where to go and what to do. On a recent Klout Perks-sponsored…