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For The Love Of Valentine

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‘Tis the season for red-colored petals and delectable packages of cocoa delight (chocolate truffles, anyone?!?!). The indulgence in material goods as a traditional and cultural cornerstone for showcasing affection and adoration is cyclical… Continue reading

Lifestyle Medicine: a NEW year of strategy and self

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Happy NEW year! With the re-emergence of our habitual routines, demanding schedules, and social calendars, it is hard to believe that we have already completed the first month of 2017. With a blink… Continue reading

Well-being: a habitually dissatisfied tradition?

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As we make our way towards another year end, we are presented with an idyllic time for reflection, correction, and jubilation. As we reflect on the triumphs and tribulations, successes and failures, and… Continue reading

A Perfect Match: health, Hippocrates and lifestyle medicine

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Amid the frustration and despair associated with rising premiums, healthcare costs and obesity prevalence, is a trend that is slowly infiltrating the healthcare industry. Although some of the most notable trends (in fitness… Continue reading

To Statin Or Not To Statin: self-constructed decisions of optimal longevity

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We are born to be wild. We are also born for design. We are born with the infinite power and choice to design our lives whichever way we like. From self-fulfilling career opportunities… Continue reading

Happily Dissatisfied? A disputable pairing for lifestyle medicine

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In life, as we all have seen and experienced, there are some things that effortlessly coalesce to produce a harmonious and balanced pairing of sorts. Take for instance (given these beautiful summer months),… Continue reading

Sought and Found: an antidote for adding life to years and years to life

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If we were given a medicine, recognized universally, that enabled us with the power to reshuffle our genetic deck of cards and positively impact the route of our own health and longevity, would… Continue reading

Lifestyle Medicine: blue zones of soulful data, stories & social networks

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More than 35.7% of American adults are considered to be obese. About 75 million American adults have high blood pressure. Approximately thirty-four percent of Americans have high low-density lipoproteins. These grim and disheartening… Continue reading

Mindful Workplace Culture? Let’s Talk R&R

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During my early childhood, adolescent, and younger adult years, I remember these cherished and vivid memories of my mother sitting-cheerfully and pleasantly-at either the kitchen or dining room table with a pen and… Continue reading

Health: more than just bananas and treadmills

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Health-good health that is- is often defined by a few known practices markedly constructing our thoughts and actions into being to provide an almost translucent pathway to well-being.  While incorporating 30 minutes of… Continue reading