The Terrain for Health

The Terrain for Health I see so many people struggling with health and under the sway of what I believe is a false approach to health and healing. Mainstream medicine, in the US and most developed countries, is dominated by the germ theory. At it’s core, the germ theory is about finding problems (germs, viruses,…

hugging, parallel footsteps

Healing Touch

Are you getting your daily touch needs?  Paul Zak, aka Dr. Love, recommends at least eight hugs a day to be happier and enjoy better relationships. I know from first-hand experience how powerful touch can be. I grew up in a family that didn’t touch much or demonstrate love physically. Thankfully, in my 30’s I…

Wired to Connect? brain neurons

Wired to Connect?

Did you know that our brains are designed to connect socially? Brain researchers are discovering how much our brains have evolved to thrive on social connections. For those of you who had close loving relationships growing up, this might seem obvious. For others who grew up without close and loving relationships, this is foreign territory.…

Brad at 53

My Top 7 Healthy Habits

Health is one of my favorite topics and passions. Ultimately, I believe there are many paths to good health. At the same time, there seem to be general tendencies in choices that aid our health. Below, I’ve shared some tips based on my experience. The best course is to experiment with different choices to see how…

happiness, balance, flow, feeling good

Find Your Happy Zone

I’ve noticed that I am happiest when I have a moderate pace and level of activity. I call this my Happy Zone. When I’m too busy, I often feel stress, headaches or pressure from too much to do with not much time. This is a mind game, where we worry about the future, instead of…

Water Stories

Water Stories

The truth will set you free. If you want to be healthy, then you must create healthy habits. I’ve heard one too many stories about the magic powers of alkaline or ionized water. All the positive stories that I’ve seen come from company sponsored promotional materials, agents who sell the machines, paid experts, or testimonials.…

pause and refresh

Pause and Refresh

Whenever we are feeling off, the best thing we can do is take care of ourselves. Usually we feel off because we’re  pushing too hard, resisting what is, or trying to force something to happen. Our task is to relax, allow life to be as it is, and align with our inner being to feel better. Here are a few of my favorite ways…

Conscious Communication

Beam me up Scotty. Science is fast becoming more like science fiction. We have quarks, blackholes, quantum physics, and much more that I don’t even understand. Who knows what amazing things are yet to be discovered, imagined, and created? Maybe we should employ more science fiction writers to lead our new economy! Here is a…

Simple Satisfaction

Is what we have ever enough? If not, then we might consider the idea of satisfaction with what we currently have. What I call simple satisfaction. The challenge is that we all want more;  more money, more time, more freedom, more health, more clients,  different partner, bigger house, on and on. This can be exhausting…