What a difference a year or so makes. At about this time last year we were all in the belly of the beast – frightened, lonely, anxious, trying to hold our families, bodies and souls together. The tumult and uncertainty of those days won’t be forgotten anytime soon. ...
For the last 16 or so months, all those hundreds of daily, small postural compromises we’ve unconsciously made while being tethered to computers and devices, have taken a toll. These folded over, rolled and forward-jutting body shapes we’ve assumed —sometimes for hours at a time—got repeated over and over, until they started pulling millions of spines out of alignment.
The result? Structural issues like back pain and hip imbalances which have triggered problems body-wide – and hardly the recipe for a productive day at the (home) office.
Not long ago, it seemed like few people in the States had ever heard of cannabidiol, or CBD, much less knew what to do with it. And those who were vaguely familiar often confused it with the stuff that gets you high. Fast forward five or so years and today, CBD is everywhere, tucked inside everything from oils, tinctures and pills to candies, smoothies, bath bombs and beauty creams. Safe to say, CBD is a ‘thing.’
Whether you’re trying to cut back on animal products, concerned about mercury levels or simply like your protein in compact form, it’s time to get to know sardines better. For generations, a staple ingredient in traditional Mediterranean dishes, sardines have more recently come into their own as a tasty and healthy way to get more vitamins and minerals in one very small package
Excerpt: Just like eating your veggies and getting good rest and daily exercise, adding frequent doses of laughter to the mix is an easy and pleasurable way to support the health of your heart and brain, while also lightening some of life’s darker moments. Plus, it’s safer than any Big Pharma pill-of-the-moment. Over the years, I’ve seen laughter in action in my practice on an almost daily basis -- patients with a good sense of humor tend to heal better and faster than those who don’t.