All The Money In The World….

It must be plain to all thinking people that there are many hard choices and actions required of anyone who is serious about realizing the highest levels of health. These are never the easiest choices, there are always more appealing options, and they are never the things that we actually prefer to do. But here’s one thing that makes them a smart choice: there is no alternative.

We are often lulled into the belief that when the choices get tough, we ...

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Update From Life

The focus of this blog is a big and important subject, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be shrouded in mystery and sciency language. As I’ve often said, we would have never survived as a species if humans had to understand or even care about science to be healthy. But you’d never know that to listen to the current crop of health advisors – even the ones speaking the truth.

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Lessons From Otis #1

I have recently come to share my home and life with a dog. Specifically, Otis – a 4-year-old Rottweiller/Hound mix that is as lovable as the day is long.

I love dogs, but I have resisted being responsible for one because I know what a big job that is – if you do it right. And perhaps I resisted because I knew that a dog would have things to teach me – things that might be hard for me to ...

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Excercise: Trying Out Fitness

Just about every current health club will invite you to come and “try out” their facility. Implicit in the concept of “trying out” a health club is that, if you don’t like it, there is always another alternative. That only works because the fitness industry has convinced you that there are many ways to achieve this thing called “fitness”. There isn’t. There is only one. Unless you don’t know what fitness is. When you don’t know what fitness is, you ...

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“It Runs In The Family”

As my passion is understanding health issues as completely as possible, I often find myself in discussion with people who are having some physical complaint or another. It is nearly universal that people with chronic complaints have come to some conclusion about the source of their problem, and what can or cannot be done about it.

I always ask if they’ve received an official medical diagnosis and prognosis, but I’m nearly always disappointed by the passive approach taken by most doctors ...

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