December 16, 2018

Are You Nurturing Your Joie De Vivre?

Last week I was interviewed about my new book, Hack Your Health Habits. During the interview, I was asked where my “joie de vivre” or thirst for life comes from. As I was reflecting on the question, I realized that the majority of my time and energy these past few months has been on my […]

How To Minimize Cognitive Decline and Your Risks of Alzheimer’s

Today, brain-related illnesses are on the rise—in particular, Alzheimer’s disease. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the incidence of which increases as you age and doubles every five years beyond age 65. The National Institute on Ageing suggests Alzheimer’s is […]

Salutogenesis—Are You Focusing on Illness or Wellness?

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” Thomas Edison uttered these wise words more than 100 years ago at the start of the 20th century. Unfortunately, modern ‘healthcare’ is in many […]

The Kids are Back to School, Now What? Health Hacks for Healthy Kids

Between school supplies, new clothing and classroom-friendly snacks—there is a lot that goes into making sure that your kids are ready for back to school. But after all of the shopping is done and the back to school pictures are taken, what are you doing to keep your children feeling their best while in class? […]