By connecting more often with feelings of pleasure, happiness, and contentment, you can make an enormous impact on your health and over-all mood. That’s why I encourage everyone to boost the presence of joy in their lives. Sound frivolous or self-indulgent? In these demanding times, I’d call it enlightened self-defense.
When it comes to excellent protein sources, fish are pretty hard to beat. As your plate’s main event, or as an accent in soups and salads, fish is one of those tasty, health-supportive go-to’s that should make it into your rotation 2 - 3 times a week -- that is, as long as you’re eating the right stuff.
When it comes to veggies, there’s always room for more, particularly the non-starchy kind. So, if you’re looking to expand your repertoire, it may be time to get acquainted with sea vegetables, or edible seaweeds, like nori, kelp, blue-green algae, kombu, dulse and wakame.
With fuses short and anger coming at us from all sides, these days, forgiveness can seem like a tall order. But it’s absolutely essential that we learn to let go of the anger that can make us physically sick, injuring our cardiovascular system, our immunity, even our brain. Put it this way: your life may actually depend on your ability to forgive, so now’s the time to up your game.
I’ve never been a fan of proton pump inhibiters (PPIs) – quite the opposite in fact. They were originally marketed as medical miracle drugs for conditions related to the over-production of gastric acid. But since PPIs first came on the market in the 80’s, the stuff has gradually revealed itself to be far more dangerous than anyone could have originally imagined, as indicated by the more than 15,000 lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of both prescription and OTC versions of PPIs.