Coronavirus: Preventative Tips and Herbs to Help your Immune System

Everyone is talking about the novel coronavirus disease (abbreviated COVID-19). The virus that causes this disease is named "SARS-CoV-2". Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses from various animal species, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. In rare cases, animal coronaviruses can infect humans, like the current SARS-COV-2 has. The epicenter of the outbreak has been linked to the large...

Qi Gong for Beginners

This is a 30 minute video of an introductory Qi Gong. It is quite long, so I would encourage breaking it down to digestible increments (how ever long that means for you!) Qigong (pronounced chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement exercises. The character "Qi" that makes up the first part of qigong is a difficult...

Acid Reflux Diet

Getting a case of acid reflux (heartburn) once in a while isn't unusual, but some people suffer from burning discomfort, bloating and belching almost every time they eat. About 20% of the population has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a chronic acid reflux condition that's diagnosed by a doctor. Normally, the esophageal sphincter (a muscular tube that lets food pass into the stomach and...

Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut or sometimes referred to as ‘Leaky Gut Syndrome’ or ‘Increased Intestinal Permeability’, is a health condition in which large cracks or holes develope in our gut lining and partially digested food, toxins, and bugs penetrate the tissue beneath it. This can lead to inflammation and changes in teh gut flora, causing problems for the digestive tract and beyond. There still exists...

Health & Healing – Andrew Weil

Dr. Andrew Weil, the father of integrative medicine, shares his handbook for people to take control of their lives and health. In this influential book, he walks us through his view on alternative healing practices, including holistic medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic, and Chinese medicine, and shares how they differ from conventional approaches. He is my favorite physician author!...

5 AM CLUB

I believe that the 5 AM Club can help with changing the way we live in our modern culture. Robin Sharma recommends a 20-20-20. I also recommend waking up at 5AM, but an alternative to Robin Sharma's schedule is below: 5AM: Wake up 5-7AM: Get work done (work that you do for yourself to forward your career) 7-8AM: Get ready for work 8AM - 6PM: Work 6PM-8:00PM: wind down, cook, eat healthy...