How to get motivated and keep moving

You have built in reward circuits that prompt you to start moving and keep moving toward desired outcomes in life. This article will help you understand the neurobiological mechanisms that govern your behaviour and how you can utilize it to your benefit. These...

Today’s real slaves

    The word responsibility is made up of two words: response and ability. This word not only describes your innate ability to respond but also your choice as to how you respond. Victor Frankl said: “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that...

Thriving Immune function

  To remain healthy and thrive in today’s world, you need a robust immune system.   Your immune system is really important and mostly responsible to keep you safe. It has to protect you physically against pathogens like viruses and bacteria, pollution and toxins,...

Reset: Your true identity

  The influences    From the time you were in your mother’s womb right up until today there are certain things that have a profound influence on you. Events and experiences, positive and negative that influence how you feel, how you think, your beliefs,...

Avoiding burnout from lockdown

There is no doubt in my mind that more of us are affected on psychological level than on a physical level. Sure there are victims under physical attack of the virus, those infected, but most of us are under increased psychological attack. Shock at the loss of a job or...

The key to health, wellness and longevity

I will just give it to you right away… The key to health and longevity is switching off chronic inflammation. There you go. That really is the answer. Cardiovascular disease (heart attacks, strokes etc), neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s,...

What your co-workers need to thrive

Abraham Maslow wrote, what is still to this day, one of the most recognized theories on human motivation. Maslow proposed we have a hierarchy of needs. He described this as the pattern/sequence that human motivations generally move through. The most fundamental and...

Improving productivity and health at work

The workplace is a very important social determinant of health. And with health, I am not just referring to the medical aspects. This is where we normally get stuck when thinking of health and wellbeing. We need to view health as a complex adaptive system that...

The big secret to fat loss

I’ve lost weight. I’ve kept it off. I have seen and helped others do the same. They used different methods than I have. But one thing was consistent for all. That is the big secret about weight loss… So here it is:   How to lose weight: Sustain a caloric...

Sitting kills and moving heals

Move – stay alive and thrive or don’t move – decay and die   A major problem we all experience today is a sedentary lifestyle. Our lives have been designed around sitting more and moving less. Think about how much time you spend each day sitting down… You...
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