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Our Wellness portal aspires to educate and empower you so that you can take preventive measures towards your well-being during these stressful times. You’ll find trustworthy articles from our coaches in mind/body health, nutrition, and lifestyle habits, with an emphasis on ancestral health principles. However, we don’t claim to have all the answers. We encourage our members to comment on our wellness posts and share your own experiences managing your health.

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The Path to Good Health is a Journey, Not a Destination

The Path to Good Health is a Journey, Not a Destination

The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start. - John “The Penguin” Bingham Attempts at improving our health through rigid exercise or exclusion diet programs have failed most people, and for good reason. First, our bodies never...

Your Guide to Mindful Eating and Movement

Your Guide to Mindful Eating and Movement

How can we make healthy eating pleasurable and indulgent, and how can we make physical activity inviting, inspiring and fun? We can start by changing the word “diet” to “healthy eating”, and changing “exercise” to “physical activity”. Research and other science...

It’s Never Too Late, So “Keep Trying” to Do Your Best

It’s Never Too Late, So “Keep Trying” to Do Your Best

“You can get it if you really want But you must try, try and try, try and try You'll succeed at last” - Lyrics from the song, You Can Get It If You Really Want, by Jimmy Cliff Overcoming challenges in life, no matter how hard or how long it takes, is the way we...

Your Feet Were Made for Walking, Not Your Shoes

Your Feet Were Made for Walking, Not Your Shoes

“Despite all of our technology (including shoes), our bodies are just not ready for a world so completely tamed by our desire for comfort” - Scott Carney, author of the book What Doesn’t Kill Us If we can optimize our walk by changing our environment, the same can be...

Optimize Your Walk for Better Health

Optimize Your Walk for Better Health

“The most essential of all human movements is the ability to walk." - Dr. Stuart McGill There are certain biological needs that sustain human life. We need oxygen to breathe, water to drink, food to eat, and shelter to sleep. The one that is least appreciated in our...

Social Support Benefits Everyone Involved

Social Support Benefits Everyone Involved

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another” – Charles Dickens In a recent survey of over 2,000 people, half of the participants said it was hard to prioritize their health due to being too busy and not having enough time, and also not having...

How Our Beliefs About Aging Can Impact Our Longevity

How Our Beliefs About Aging Can Impact Our Longevity

"I will never be an old man. To me old age is always 15 years older than I am" - British Artist, Francis Bacon There’s currently a popular series on Netflix titled Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones. If you’re not familiar with Blue Zones, they’re a number of...

Resilience Is Developed by Regularly Doing Hard Things

Resilience Is Developed by Regularly Doing Hard Things

“Things that are hard to bear, are sweet to remember” - Seneca, Stoic philosopher of Ancient Rome For the past century, cultural evolution and advancement in technology have made our lives increasingly more convenient, comfortable and easy. We spend most of our days...

Overcoming Feelings of Failure to Make Lasting Lifestyle Changes

Overcoming Feelings of Failure to Make Lasting Lifestyle Changes

“Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be.” – Legendary Basketball Coach, John Wooden We’re all familiar with the expression, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again”. However, this isn’t very good advice if you keep repeating the same mistake over...

“Curiosity Killed the Cat” But It Can Also Be Life Affirming

“Curiosity Killed the Cat” But It Can Also Be Life Affirming

“Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life” - Linus Pauling As humans, we are curious by nature and enjoy satisfying our curiosity. Our understanding of ourselves and the world starts at a very young age with the question...

Finding Purpose in a Tech-dependent World

Finding Purpose in a Tech-dependent World

“I’m very concerned that our society is much more interested in information, than in wonder. In noise, rather than silence or reflection” - Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers) As humans, we find meaning in overcoming difficult things. When you’re faced with difficult challenges...

Remembering Steve

Remembering Steve

The remembrance below was presented at a memorial service for my friend Steve Pollock who passed away much too soon at the age of fifty, almost ten years ago. Steve was not just a dear friend, but also a caring husband, father and high school english teacher who left...

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Our Wellness portal will educate and empower you so that you can take preventive measures towards your well-being during these stressful times. You’ll find credible fitness and wellness articles and videos that will help you manage your physical and emotional health. Our resources offer trustworthy information in nutrition, emotional and physical health, and lifestyle habits with an emphasis on ancestral health.

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