Tag Archives: brain


Although many people choose to avoid disagreement especially over controversial topics, their is a HEALTH sacrifice one makes in following this path. Good health is a subject that incorporates MANY different aspects of living. Most people view “good health” as the absence of disease. One only needs to look at the most recent unfortunate diagnosis […]


What contributes to one person’s view of life as dark, lonely or isolated and another person’s view of life as bright, boundless and full of undiscovered opportunities? PERCEPTION What draws the MIND in one direction or the other? Is it more natural to view life as existence with a simple goal of self preservation or […]


It starts the same way for all of us. We are born as infants fully reliant on our parents or caregivers to supply our every need. We slowly begin to develop both physically and mentally and begin to integrate our existence with the lives of others. We develop these skills as a result of nurturing […]


After discussing the dangers of Diabetes in my last post and graphically emphasizing the point, I decided it was time to call everyone out from under the table (a place I would hide when I got scared) and help people find a method to achieve a better life. Since each of us are unique and […]

STARTING OVER: Understanding The Role Of Emotions In Good Health

I have written many articles about health and its various components. I have read countless books, magazines, scientific research and viewed many videos. All of this information as well as my training as a physician has increased my knowledge of health and what it takes to be healthy. Although I believe knowledge is important it […]


Is the problem eyesight or is the problem vision? Can our realities only extend as far as the eye can see or can our truths extend beyond this point to where our brain can “see?” We are a society that to a large extent places boundaries around tangible pursuits. In part, this structure helps organize behavior […]

Breaking Free From Our Self Imposed Prison

We awaken, we stretch, we check the alarm clock, we get up, we start the day. We don’t think about this process. It’s just something we take for granted over our lifetime. Our imperatives change as we age. Children worry about school. adolescents worry about friends and popularity, young adults worry about career choices, adults […]

HEALTH ISSUES: How To Avoid Repeating The Same “MISTAKES?”

I write about health because it is my PASSION. When I awaken in the morning I scan my mind for the potential activities of the day. I get excited about this daily ritual which always puts a smile on my face. Am I going to lift weights, bike ride, train on an elliptical, take Tucker […]

HOW TO MAXIMIZE LIVING (with Reduced Stress and increased Happiness)

Most of us are so busy taking care of life’s daily responsibilities, we generally don’t think about the steps needed to maximize quality living. We create daily patterns of living attempting to accomplish essential tasks.  These patterns have a tendency to develop as a RESULT of these tasks rather than an implemented STRATEGY. We tend […]


When we think of food, we think of: calories, fat, protein and carbs. restaurants breakfast, lunch, dinner favorite tastes desserts Although food certainly relates to these various terms, we are learning that food actually provides our body with very TECHNICAL INFORMATION. Without going into the details about genetic expression, mitochondria health, ATP formation, hormones, cell membranes, intestinal microbiome […]


When I was growing up, I remember being told “don’t go out in the cold air with wet hair; it will make you sick.” I was told to keep my hands to myself to prevent touching surfaces containing “germs.” Naturally, being a rebellious child, don’t meant do! Surprisingly, I was not a sickly child. If […]


According to the National Institute of Mental Health: In 2012, an estimated 16 million adults aged 18 or older in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode in the past year.This represented 6.9 percent of all U.S. adults. This is a serious health problem that is commonly undiagnosed and untreated. Once a diagnosis […]


We live in a very complicated world. It seems that the central theme is based on GROWTH. Businesses have to grow; countries have to grow; people have to grow. The way we tend to go about this process is typically at each other’s expense. The diplomatic term is “competition.” Competition separates people and creates a […]

WEIGHT LOSS without focusing on weight loss

“I just need to find the latest diet to jumpstart my path to successful weight loss.” “Eating a plant based organic diet will reduce body weight.” “High protein diets have helped me lose weight in the past.” “The Mediterranean diet is a healthy plan for weight loss.” Yes, yes, yes and yes. Many have spoken these […]

Winning The “War” On Cancer?

The more I research the technical aspects of health and disease, the more I realize how important COMMON SENSE is. Cancer is reported as the second leading cause of death in the United States. As of the 1900 statistics, 64/100,000 died from cancer. As of 1990 that number tripled to approximately 192/100,00 cases. Today it […]