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?
February is Heart Health Month, and this February, I got to experience first-hand the roles that acute and chronic stress play in undermining heart health! Ever since the calendar turned to 2015, I’ve been on a “whirlwind tour” of stress. First, and chronically present, all day every day, until the afternoon of Feb. 21st, was the self-induced pressure to create, practice, and deliver a clear and … [Read more...] about BUILDING STRESS RESILIENCE
QUESTION: How long does it take to write a health book whose message can be summarized in a couple of sentences? ANSWER: For this author, unimaginably long! … [Read more...] about EMERGENCE: MY HEALTH BOOK IS BORN!