Self-Experimentation

There are seven billion people in the world and not a single other person is exactly like you. You are unique! Like all species, humans have specific and universal needs for survival, the most obvious being food, water, and oxygen. While we could list a bunch of other basic needs that humans require, Tony Robbins…

The Unlucky Acorn

Think about two acorns hanging from a mature oak. It’s early fall, and they both drop at the same time. One acorn rolls away from the base of the tree and ends up in some loose, moist soil. The other rolls onto an area of flat rock. The acorn in the soil ends up in…

The New Smoking…

We have a tendency as a society to focus on individual activities, foods, trends, and fads as being either the cause of all disease or the cure. We forget that there are many contributors to the success or failure of our health. That being said, there is one thing worth noting that I believe is…

New Cells, New Body!

There are many reasons people do not take the initiative to embark on getting healthier, thinner, and in better shape. One of the biggest reasons is that they think it is too hard and will take too long. What I am about to share will (hopefully) change your thinking about the time it takes to…

Change The Way You Look At Pain

There is a lot of talk these days about pain, pain killers, and pain management. As with so many other problems in our society, we somehow miss the cues and indicators that the problem is getting out of hand, until it is too late. Then we backpedal, point fingers, blame anything and anyone we can,…

More Success With 80/20 Living

As humans, we tend to get excited about something and go all in. That action may be prompted by a conversation with someone who inspired us, an event (such as a movie, sporting event, or seminar) that motivated us, or even hitting a new low, getting smacked with the realization that something has got to…

The Way It’s Always Been Done

There’s a story about a woman preparing a ham dinner one evening. As she cuts the ends off of the ham, the husband says, “That’s a waste of perfectly good ham.” After a few moments, he asks her, “Why do you cut those ends off anyway?” The woman replies, “That’s how my mother used to…

Maximizing Your Relationships

I recently read that the divorce rate is actually dropping. Several factors play into that, one being that Millennials are waiting longer to marry, when they are older and more established in their careers and finances. While some people will cling to the idea that a reduction in divorce rates is a sign of good…

Toxic Overload

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) did a study that had five laboratories examine the umbilical cord blood of 10 babies and found more than 200 chemicals in each newborn. According to EWG, “This study represents the first reported cord blood tests for 261 of the targeted chemicals and the first reported detections in cord blood for…