Coping With Tragedy

July 22, 2012

I live in Colorado, outside Denver. Like many people, I’ve been shocked and saddened by the recent Batman movie shootings. I know many people around the U.S. and the world have also been affected, so I thought I’d offer a few suggestions for coping with tragedy. Suggestion #1 It’s common to feel shock, anger, sadness, […]

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3 Shocking Myths About Heart Disease

July 17, 2012

Heart and cardiovascular disease remains the #1 killer in the U.S. (about 2,200 people per day or 800,000 annually according to the CDC and others). The cost of treatment is over $300 billion annually! And it’s hitting more young people with many teens to 30s having early stages of atherosclerosis! See my post on “Shock! […]

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Secrets for a Long Life

July 12, 2012

If you would like to live a long, happy life, free from most chronic diseases and age-related disability, I can help you achieve your goal! Many days, I see people in their 50s, 60s, and beyond who are overweight and struggling to function. When I’m at a store, I see many hunched over their shopping […]

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Lose 5 Pounds in 10 Days!

July 9, 2012

Have you put on some extra weight in the last year? Would you like to lose 5 pounds in 10 days without dieting? Would you like to feel better with more energy? Then I have some great tips for you! Here are 3 ways to look better, feel better and have more energy! 1. Switch: […]

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Think Drugs Are Safe for Kids?

July 2, 2012

This is a breaking post! Today, a dominant pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) agreed to pay a fine of 3-billion dollars for off label/non-approved use violations (a common practice for these aggressive companies), and influencing doctors to peddle those drugs! One very egregious violation was to promote the use of the drug Paroxetine (under the name […]

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Drugs Don’t Cure!

June 28, 2012

I’m sure you’ve seen numerous drug ads (they’re everywhere), and you’ve probably known friends or family who take drugs for lifestyle conditions. By lifestyle conditions, I’m focused on drugs for non-contagious diseases or infections. Drugs for the following conditions are suspect: High blood pressure (BP) High cholesterol/triglycerides High blood sugar/glucose Excess weight Restless legs Depression/anxiety […]

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Amazing Olives!

June 26, 2012

I’m sure you’ve had olives and olive oil before. But do you know how healthy they are? Did you realize that olives are a fruit? We forget that because they are usually served as a more savory item or in savory dishes rather than sweet ones. A little history Olives have a very long history, […]

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Power Your Life With Power Foods and Drinks

June 21, 2012

Many of us struggle with weight and other health issues. And unfortunately, the food and beverage industry has convinced lots of people that fast foods, junk foods, processed foods, and sugary/HFC sodas/drinks are tasty and convenient! They sell quick energy. They sell fun and good times! The problem is that these types of processed and […]

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The Myth of Family History and Genetics

June 19, 2012

I often hear people say they have the same health issues their parents had (weight, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, arthritis, etc.). Health forms, insurance applications, and online calculators often ask about your family history. Medical providers and patients both seem to think that those family histories, and related health problems indicate genetics, and […]

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

June 14, 2012

You might have heard of the Mediterranean diet and assumed it was like Italian food: A big bowl of pasta with lots of meat and tomato sauce, and garlic bread on the side. Unfortunately, that’s a more Americanized version of the actual Mediterranean diet! The Mediterranean diet is found around the Mediterranean sea and includes many […]

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Sleep Like a Baby Tonight!

June 11, 2012

Remember the good old days when you could sleep through the night and awake feeling energized and refreshed? You can sleep like that again, with a few tricks and tips. Why is sleep so critical for optimum health and longevity? Because it’s the time when you heal and rebuild your tissues and metabolic functions. Many […]

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Tips to Boost Energy Today!

June 9, 2012

Do you find yourself reaching for soda, candy, or coffee with sugar during the day? How about energy drinks or shots? These cravings are often a sign of blood sugar spikes and drops and you probably have cravings for sugar and refined carbs, considered to be addictive by many health experts. A roller coaster inside! Without realizing […]

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3 Ways to Improve Wrinkles

June 5, 2012

Although a few wrinkles can be part of normal aging, many people do things that increase their wrinkles a lot! These fall into 3 main areas, although if you avoid these things and include some beneficial things, you can look 10 years younger than your age! 1. Sugary Foods and Beverages  Daily sugar intake with refined-carb foods […]

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Success is an E-mail Away!

June 2, 2012

Whether your life is going well or is less than you desire, there are ways to improve your life success without spending much money or time! For example: Would you like more money? A new or better job? How is your career going? How are things with your co-workers? Maybe your family and other relationships could […]

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Medical Bias and Research Fraud

May 31, 2012

Although the media hypes the latest “miracle” drug or anti-vitamin story weekly, the majority of these headlines and stories are unscientific and unsubstantiated! Focusing on single studies with exaggerated claims conflicts with the most basic process of science and research. That’s because studies and their results need to be replicated and validated multiple times before a […]

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Shocking Myths About Statins and Heart Disease!

May 29, 2012

It’s estimated that up to 30 million people in the U.S. are taking statin drugs. Even if you’re not taking a statin, you’ve probably heard of them. The underlying claim for these over-prescribed drugs (debunked by a growing number of health experts), is that high fat and cholesterol levels cause heart disease. In truth, the […]

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Solve Your Life and Health Challenges!

May 26, 2012

If you’re like most people, you face life and health challenges pretty often. From job and career issues and stress, to relationship and family challenges, work/life balance, time management and various health conditions. A trained and certified Life/Health Coach can help you clarify your needs and desires and help you create the right steps to […]

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Younger Adults Have More Skin Cancer!

May 22, 2012

As we approach summer, I thought I would put up a post about younger people and skin cancer. According to several studies, skin cancer is rising quickly among the group from teens to late 30s. This includes the more deadly form of cancer called melanoma, which is also growing among younger people. This is partly […]

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3 Shocking Cancer Myths

May 19, 2012

We’ve all heard of cancer. Maybe you’ve had a relative or friend who had cancer. If so, I hope they came out of it okay. I would like to dispel 3 common myths about cancer that can change your life and keep you from getting cancer! 1. Cancer is a disease that is just bad […]

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Why is Coaching The Missing Link?

May 15, 2012

For a few years, I’ve been aware that personal Life and Health coaches are less understood by people in the U.S. compared to other places. I thought I’d explain the personal coaching process a bit more, and how it can change your life for the better! Some people think personal coaching is like talk therapy […]

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More Fit in 15 Minutes per Day?

May 12, 2012

Do you feel that you don’t have time to have regular activity or exercise? I’d like to offer an insight: It doesn’t take hours at the gym to have good fitness! That’s a myth! You can start with activities that are fun and enjoyable for you! Then add other exercise as needed. I’ve created a […]

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Stress Can Kill!

May 11, 2012

Stress in our modern life, specially chronic, ongoing stress can be destructive and detrimental to health. Stress, often tied to unexpected events like job loss, career change, or divorce, can trigger the fight or flight response. That causes adrenalin and cortisol to be released. Those survival hormones raise heart rate, blood pressure and move fuels […]

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Why Do I Get Sick?

May 5, 2012

Although we are all susceptible to infections sometimes, most people get sick because of their lifestyle. That might sound crazy but it’s true! It all depends on your immune system, one of the most incredible systems in the body! When healthy, our immune system is capable of recognizing our cells vs. outside cells and is […]

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Excess Weight/Obesity Costs Billions Annually!

May 1, 2012

Extra weight is a significant contributor to health problems and sickness. If you’ve gained 10 pounds or more since you were 21, you will benefit from some supportive, expert, weight loss coaching. A recent article from Reuters explores the staggering costs of excess weight/obesity for healthcare, insurance and other areas of the economy. The total is thought […]

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Welcome to End Sickness Now!

April 27, 2012

My mission is to End Sickness Now! If you’re energy is low, you’re sleeping badly, you have colds, flu, allergies, or you have some worrisome screening tests/health issues, I offer the newest, non-drug solutions and approaches to bring positive changes for your health, life, and wellness!  I’ll help you to improve your energy, sleep, weight issues (lose 5 pounds in 10 days without dieting?), high […]

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