There are certain things in life that only you can do. Want to turn your health around? Only you can do it. Have a desire to reduce stress? It’s up to you. Have you been thinking about improving your sleep, losing weight, clearing up your skin, or eating healthier? Again, all signs point to you. While you may find resources out there to help you along the way, the first step to getting what you want in health or any other area is theRead More
What is wealth? The word “wealth” can quickly trigger images of money, cars, savings and bonds, and whatever else can be accumulated with currency. But how often does the word “health” pop into someone’s mind when thinking about the meaning of wealth? These two words do rhyme, and that is often the extent of the similarities seen between them. But health is wealth!Read More
What is magic? Is it all “abracadabra” and “hocus pocus,” or is there something more to it? We often describe childhood as having a magical quality to it and we fondly remember the magic surrounding a first kiss. Once these periods of time pass, sadly, the words “magic” and “magical” are used less often and presumed to have a polar relationship to the word “adult.” Magic is actually a real and integral part of both life and health for kids and adults alike, and it surrounds each of us—ifRead More
What is one healthy recommendation that, while not dispensed in doctor’s offices or featured on health bulletins, can greatly boost your health and vitality? Simply put, Do Your Thing.
What’s your thing? The magic about your thing is that the only person who knows the answer to that question is you. When you’re doing your thing, whatever it may be, you might feel a warm rush of curiosity filling yourRead More
If you enter medical schools across the nation, in theory- and philosophy-based classes you will hear the question, “What is health?” Attending a 4-year naturopathic medical school, believe me I heard that question at least once every one of those years.
So, what were the most insightful answers I heard? In fact, the classroom answers were nowhere near more exciting than seeing individual patients uniquely learnRead More
What do you do for fun? Doctors don’t often ask you this question in regards to health care, but maybe fun plays more of a role in health than we openly acknowledge. Think about how you feel after spending a weekend doing something that interests you, whether that is playing frisbee outside, seeing a new movie, or whatever activity that you enjoy doing.
Fun has great effects on both the body and mind. It getsRead More