I'm excited to be creating a series of "Audio Postcards" around the important and often misunderstood topic of Aging. Some upcoming titles in the "Adventures in Aging" series will be "The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude" and "Why I Love My Physical Therapist." Today's topic, The Overuse Injury, deals with one unintended aspect of staying active while aging that I recently experienced myself. The … [Read more...] about Audio Postcard: Adventures in Aging—The Overuse Injury
This blog post is about a big “aha” moment I have finally had, about “book marketing.” It’s that, by slowly but surely putting one foot in front of the other, and by choosing a couple of simple ways that resonate with me to “market” the book I so lovingly wrote, I can and will reach more readers, and help more people, with my powerful message of health. My book, How Healthy Is Your Doctor? … [Read more...] about Sharing My Message of Self-Empowerment in Health
Since I proudly call myself a “Lifestyle Doctor,” let me take a minute to explain what in heck “Lifestyle Medicine” is, and why anyone wanting to achieve better health needs to know about it, or at least about its core principles. Lifestyle Medicine is a therapeutic approach—based on the best available medical “evidence” (medical research, science, and clinical experience)—to prevent, treat, and … [Read more...] about What is Lifestyle Medicine? and Why is It Important Now?
Seeing a peacock flounder (see photo) while SCUBA diving last week got me thinking: Do flounders actually flounder? Or is their name not related to what we usually associate with “flounder-ing?” It also got me thinking about why I’m feeling so good about the direction in which my life, especially my business life, is going right now. Suddenly, I realized: I’m not floundering! for once, in a … [Read more...] about Moving Forward With Your Dreams
WORDS—POETRY—ACTION! What’s in a “blog,” anyway? “Web Log?” “Blogging”/blobbing/burbling/blurting still feels eerily like the diaries I used to keep in junior high. “And yet, she persisted.” Sound familiar? This time, it’s me, persisting/regrouping in my efforts to bring information and insight around the complex and confusing topic of health and healthcare to more people, by writing and … [Read more...] about Words Poetry Action!