It was a rabbit hole of reading I went down on "day whatever" recovery from covid. My daughter and I shared a joke that she is homeschooling me as she works through her Political Science University program. It was Cultural Studies (Canadian Women Studies), a paper on "Feminism, Disability, and Transcendence of the Body". On … Continue reading Illness karma & do we make ourselves sick
Test your exercise knowledge when it comes to workouts that are scientifically-linked to keeping your brain healthy well into old age: Will you be surprised by what is the best type of exercise for disease prevention and longevity.
If you don’t already know it.......whether your a vegetarian or flexitarian, we should all be consuming more legumes.In quoting from a recent gift to me "Blue Zones Kitchen" - Since 2014, Fort Worth Texas has seen dramatic improvements: a 31 percent decrease in smoking, … Continue reading Improve Overall Well-being & Life Satisfaction
“Patients who are deficient in vitamin K, which is found in certain cheeses, spinach, and eggs, might be more likely to be admitted to intensive care or die from COVID-19, according to Dutch researchers who are exploring the relationship. While COVID-19 was initially thought to be a respiratory illness, there is increasing evidence to suggest it affects … Continue reading Vitamin K & COVID
Move, nourish, connect and be ~ Four Universal Elements of Health and Well-Being. As well, a great discovery quiz to see where you are on a scale from frazzled to balanced.
Chronic over-worrying about COVID-19 can intensify our vulnerability to viruses by creating an imbalance in immune function. What can we do to prevent panic and bolster immune protection? You know it’s something that includes exercise ;> Physical activity can protect your body from chronic stress-induced inflammation.
Today you have television, mobile phones, cars, and all the trappings of modernity. So how can an understanding of medicine from thousands of years before the Internet—or even the microscope—help you today? It’s all about connection. TCM is based on your connection to the world around you. And the principles of Qi—the flowing of energy … Continue reading TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine – Benefits, Treatments and Our Modern Life
I find these last couple of weeks of frenzy interesting to observe. We’ve been talking about epigenetics and generational trauma - trauma that is carried down from generation to generation, in our genes. Epigenetics is the study of changes in gene activity which are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence. It is the … Continue reading Why You’re Hoarding Toilet Paper
Typically Tuesday, up n out the door for cardio at the stairs. Today however with the wisdom from my naturopath on Sunday I explored my shoulder, my liver, anger, resentment, frustration. Anger~nah, I’m not an angry person What little sources of anger I experience I think, I, in a healthy way, express and clear.Resentment ~ … Continue reading Frustration
Fat is fat, right? Well, no. There is more than one kind of fat. Visceral fat is stored in a person’s abdominal cavity and is also known as ‘active fat’ as it influences how hormones function in the body. An excess of visceral fat can, therefore, have potentially dangerous consequences. Because visceral fat is in […] … Continue reading Dealing with visceral fat … — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100