4 Tricks to Eliminate Negativity

Sometimes in life, it can seem as if the mind takes a negative turn. If the sun is shining you may think that it is raining. If the stars are bright you may think the sky is without light. Make every effort to avoid becoming a victim of stinking thinking! The only life you have to live is the one you’ve got. If your mind is in a continual negative place you may miss living...
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7-Step Heart Disease Prevention Plan

1. You must educate yourself. Understand what causes heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. You need to know that the answer is your lifestyle. The way you live your life every day is what causes arterial inflammation, stiffening of the artery wall and plaque buildup. Eventually, leading to a heart attack of the heart or a heart attack of the brain, also known as a stroke. Invasive procedures like a double bypass heart surgery or...
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Why Everyone Needs a “Tom”

It is an undeniable fact that people appreciate encouragement. Encouragement can come in many forms – from people, to writings, or even music. For Dr. Michele and I, a particular source of encouragement came to us in an unexpected place and from an unexpected person. For the sake of keeping this person anonymous, I will call him “Tom” and tell you his story. How Dr. Michele and I met Tom We first met Tom while...
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7 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Health

People continually ask me about steps to stay healthy and free from chronic sickness and disease. I have come up with a few things that should always be at the top of your checklist. 1. Always look to God first as the Almighty physician. And in the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa became diseased in his feet, and his malady was severe; yet in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the...
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How to Stop Overtraining Syndrome (OTS)

Overtraining syndrome, known as OTS, is far too common in the world today. Young and inexperienced trainers, with an impassioned zeal to help people, can fall prey to pushing the vulnerable client too far. Additionally, persons can believe erroneously that the old adage is true – “no pain, no gain.” However, it is critically important to understand that we can be pushed too far as well as push ourselves too hard. This can facilitate OTS....
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What Bad Breath Says About Your Health

My husband always ensures we have breath mints when we are with other people. Not much can ruin a pleasant conversation more than bad breath, particularly when it’s taking place within tight confines such as an office, airplane or car. Oral malodor is often much more than a superficial offense requiring peppermints or toothpaste. It can be an indication that disease and abnormalities are hiding within the body. In fact, chronic halitosis is a frequently...
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What does it really mean to be a man?

What does it mean to be a man? I have asked myself that question many times over my life. Without fail, I find there is no single answer but a complexity of ideas. Being a man is more than just having the anatomical structure of one. To get to the answer to “what it means to be a man”, I find myself traversing backwards in time – to the genesis of man. The Genesis of...
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Why can’t I stop eating unhealthy foods?

Dr. Michele and I are routinely asked the question: “Why can’t I stop eating unhealthy foods?” I have searched and searched for one clear-cut answer and have realized there are are many cultural, psychological, social, physical, and emotional factors to keep in mind. The bottom line is that food choices can be extremely difficult and stressful. People desire to choose well, and when they don’t, they beat themselves up. Let’s go back to the beginning. In...
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