10 Habits For A Joyful Mind In A Healthy Body

10 HABITS FOR A JOYFUL MIND IN A HEALTHY BODY 1. Self-Compassion: Some of our childhood wounds we would rather hide. For other wounds we seek understanding and compassion from outside ourselves. Guess what? When it comes to compassion for our wounds and experiences the most healing is self-compassion. Self-compassion fills our well and capacity for compassion for others, for our community, our Earth and … Continue reading 10 Habits For A Joyful Mind In A Healthy Body

Mammography is Promoted as Prevention. Is it?

Dr. Alice Stewart crossed the Rubicon with tireless determination when in 1956, the Lancet journal published findings from her first research study: radiation is linked to cancer incidence. Stewart said that ” it takes 20 years for an unpopular discovery to be digested. You are lucky if that is all it takes. How long before the AMA made a formal guideline to stop x-raying pregnant women? 1980 Continue reading Mammography is Promoted as Prevention. Is it?

Stress changes our DNA

Stress management is core for optimum performance and health. When we experience acute stress our gene receptors are changed. This change is known as the methylation of DNA and it is present in cancer and chronic disease. Researchers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), together with colleagues from Basel, Trier and London published the results of their study this week in Translational Psychiatry. (It’s complicated…just saying). … Continue reading Stress changes our DNA

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