Winning the Health Game

We munched our way around the fundraiser. Over the top grilled prawns, craft beers and a splash of elegant, gourmet, energetic offerings from our community businesses primed us for supporting our local non-profits. We sipped, perused and cheerfully gave up our contact information booth by booth. In one aphotic corner a young man stood behind his designated table and with the party well underway his … Continue reading Winning the Health Game

The Code of Self-Care

“There is rarely a “right” decision for any stage in disease. There’s one for you, but there is no single “right” decision. – David Agus MD According to author David Agus MD “The End of Illness” is a reachable state. Here is what we need to do: Eat nutrient dense foods every day on a schedule. It could be 2 meals and a snack, 3 … Continue reading The Code of Self-Care

To Do: Contentment

Salvatore Zambito, rogue scholar, yoga teacher and author of The Unadorned Thread shared his wit and wisdom on the inner practice of yoga last Sunday at the La Jolla Yoga Center. He said: “Before you go through Bliss, you must go through Contentment.” A simple directive. Listening to conversations…there is a shortage of contentment. Why? Contentment requires practice. When the content of the moment is … Continue reading To Do: Contentment

Cheers to Our Health in 2012!

With over $2 Trillion dollars being spent annually in the U.S. to manage chronic disease it is safe to conclude that there are a lot of people feeling terrible. Yet, we know that chronic disease can be reversed and even eliminated by lifestyle changes. The chart below illustrates blood serum concentration of Vitamin D relative to the percent of prevention available for specific chronic diseases. … Continue reading Cheers to Our Health in 2012!

Why Wait?

Little Lakes Valley Eastern Sierra October 2011 Elevation 10,200 ft. Three women arrive at the trailhead…the first sporting pink hiking attire embroidered with the peace sign, followed by another wearing a “Code Pink” emblem on her sweatshirt and the third styling a pink lily stitched to her hat. I turned to watch as they ascended the boulder path with outstretched arms and heard audible breaths … Continue reading Why Wait?