Temma Ehrenfeld

Temma Ehrenfeld

I'm a writer and ghost-writer.

An award-winning journalist who covers psychology, health and personal finance. "I would hire her anytime for anything.” Jane Bryant Quinn, Newsweek

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Are Those Extra Pounds Okay If You Work Out?

The short answer is No.

Albany Times Union

Create a State of Health

A call for single-payer health insurance in New York State.

the fix

How to Make Sense of Suicide

Don't let suicide contagion affect you.


Positive Birth Movement’ Wants to Take the Fear Out of Giving Birth

Join a support group and learn your options.

The weekly standard article
The Weekly Standard

Mind the Gap|

Philosophers at the intersection of brain and spirit.

LA Review of Books

Before the War on Drugs

MUCH OF WHAT WE BELIEVE about Prohibition is wrong.

The Wall Street Journal

How Trump Can Help Millions Hear

Hearing aid prices should fall.


The Powerful Effect of Exercise on Women with Heart Disease

Joan always struggled with her weight and never liked to exercise. When I met her as a rehab patient, she was in her early 70s, and she’d been feeling especially tired and short of breath for about a month.

The Weekly Standard

Character Counts

Choose trustworthy friends.


America's Gardens

Tour of major gardens in the United States.


Boot Camp for Caregivers

A free, one-day camp in Los Angeles provides education and support to family members as they begin to take care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease.


More Americans are opting for specialty medications

Specialized medications help people with rare conditions, and increasingly, chronic ones.


Harnessing Soil to Rebuild Rural Nepal

Earthbags are a cheap and safe way to rebuild after the earthquake.


Sweetest Wood in the World

An ode to cinnamon.


What Would Stoics Say about the U.S. 2016 Election? by Temma Ehrenfeld

Stoic philosophy has helped me get through the post-election period.