On Your Deathbed…

In an effort to trigger you to take action, think bigger, and finally go after your dreams, motivational speakers and self-improvement experts will often suggest imagining what you would do if you only had a specified (and usually short) time to live. Our behavior is often dictated by our circumstances, but it is our perceivedcircumstances…

Got Bad Genes?

A patient of mine was very interested in having her genes tested. Having been adopted, she felt the findings could give her more insight into who she was, and possibly what health risks she may need to be aware of. When I asked about the results, she took a deep breath, shook her head, and…

Friday’s Findings: 10.20.2023

1.  A bill approved in California worth noting… California becomes the first U.S. state to ban the use of four chemical food additives (brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propylparaben, and red dye No. 3) due to potential health issues connected to these chemicals. These are commonly found in candies and soda, and this ban will affect…

Confidence Building

Nobody likes to feel inadequate, unprepared, or scared. We’ve all had that knot-in-the-stomach feeling when we simply were not ready for what we were about to engage in. Maybe a test that we hadn’t studied enough for… a presentation that we hadn’t prepared properly for… or an athletic event that we knew we were outmatched…