Monthly Archives: September 2012

Are You Overweight? If Beauty Is In The Eye of The Beholder – How Do See Yourself?

Stuffing

FRIDAY FUNNIES: PATIENTLY WAITING MY TURN at the busy Whole Foods meat counter, my zen is jolted by the loud laments of the overweight pretty lady beside me “You’re serving everybody else before me because I’m overweight” she whines to the poor fellow hurriedly flinging chicken thighs about behind the counter. “I know because whenever…

Friday Funnies: Angels and Geeks – Why I Love Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson

STEVE,  MY UNSUSPECTING APP INVENTOR FRIEND just asked me to help him work his booth at the cutting edge high tech DreamforceX geeks trade show in San Francisco. Surely he is making some overly optimistic assumptions about me because I know diddly-zip about computer tech stuff and even less about the apps Steve is promoting…

Guest Post – Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Life and Health

Pot Boiling

THERE’S A CRITICALLY IMPORTANT vital sign that you have probably never heard of, and it’s called heart rate variability (HRV). HRV can tell you if you’re healthy or sick, stressed or unstressed. HRV has many clinical applications, but let’s talk about how you can use it to beat our Number One health issue in modern times:…

Friday Funnies – Why Do People Grunt at the Gym?

Rocky Raccoon

KEEPING FIT IS  VERY MUCH on my mind lately, in fact, it’s become a daily  mission. Okay.. obsession. You may have noticed from my tweets that I tend to set a daily fitness goal for myself. This can be challenging as there are chocolates to devour, there’s laundry to toil over, cat poop to scoop,…

Guest Post – Wheat: The New Strychnine?

Death Wheat

EVERYONE SEEMS TO BE GIVING UP gluten these days (and bragging about it). But we’ve been eating it for thousands of years, right? Good, whole-grain wheat is supposed to be healthy, and the government wants us to eat more of it. Wheat sensitivities run the gamut from low-level inflammation that we don’t even notice to…