Happiness

    I’ve written many times about the dangers of obesity, inflammation, and how stress will absolutely kill you if you allow it to take over your life. These three things are intrinsically linked in modern humanity and are causing a ripple effect in our physical, emotional, and mental health. Obesity and inflammation are listed as risk […]

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    All year long, I talk to you about ways to prevent disease, fight disease, and live a longer and stronger existence. It’s my calling. It’s what I love to do. Maybe you’ve listened and maybe you haven’t. We all have our choices to make. In my first post for 2016, I want to tell you […]

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    Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. –Mark Twain Viv and I are in Hawaii for a few days before Christmas. Half way up the big volcano, Mauna Kea, we pulled aside for a stop at an information station and were astonished by the presence of a band […]

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    When you think about how to prevent depression from taking up residence in your life, you probably don’t give your cell phone much thought. After all, it’s how you stay “connected” so that must be a good thing, right? Any day of the week, you’ll probably see dozens of people walking down the street staring […]

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    We are flooded with inflammation causing stress on a daily basis. This is proven by the worldwide level of inflammation-based illnesses such as heart disease, cancer, obesity, and diabetes. Add in poor lifestyle habits and it’s a combination that gradually leaves your body ravaged and unable to fight the simplest cold. I talk about many […]

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    Caring can come in many forms. For me, it comes in the form of sharing with my readers what I’ve learned not only as a doctor but also as an inhabitant of the universe. Imparting knowledge about medical breakthroughs as well as holistic healing methods that you might not know gives me true joy and […]

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    You have the power – right now – to change the course of your life. The key is learning how to change your thoughts so that you can use them to gain the upper hand in a chaotic world. The secret is all about finishing what you start. Does that seem too simple? When I […]

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    Worldwide, more than 120 million people are suffering from clinical depression. A number that is likely much higher because experts estimate that 80% of those experiencing signs or symptoms of depression are not being treated for their condition. Big Pharma (and many doctors) don’t want you to know how to cope with depression… they want […]

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    You are inundated with constant input. Financial, physical, emotional, professional, and relationship issues drive stress levels in our modern society to dangerous levels – previously unseen at any other time in our history. The demands on your time and energy, the never-ending chaos of technology – television, internet, and social media, and the expectations required […]

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    Multiple studies around the world now link your quality of life to psychological conditions such as depression, diabetes control, sleep complications, kidney disease, increased risk of cancer, and the occurrence of chronic illness such as fibromyalgia and Lyme disease. Defining “Quality of Life” Often difficult to define, in regards to your overall well-being as a […]

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    I chanced to pick up a copy of a very remarkable work in a secondhand bookstore just a few weeks ago. I was overjoyed to find it, like coming across an old friend again after many decades, thinking he or she was dead. For it was a book I had first read as a late […]

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    The dictionary defines happiness as the state of “feeling pleasure or contentment.” Your definition of happiness may be different from someone else’s.  We all have our own way of personalizing what brings us the greatest joy. For some individuals, it’s a peaceful bike ride alone while others may find being surrounded by a boisterous family […]

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    The Cuddle Hormone (Can I Get Shots?!) Oxytocin was once thought to be an exclusively womens’ hormone and involved only in setting up uterine contractions during labor and squeezing the uterus empty after birth. Now we know both sexes have it and it performs a great role in love and bonding: so much so it’s […]

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    One of the greatest sayings I ever encountered and which changed my life the most at the time was that ‘True freedom is liking what you do, not doing what you like’. As a number one unruly individual who hated authority and conformity, it was a completely new way of looking at the balance between […]

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