Our guest for this podcast is Dr. Greg Hammer. He is a pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, professor at Stanford University Medical Center, and
I was so intrigued with my first interview with author Tom Rath about his book “Life’s Great Question” that I invited him to return to
Recently I had been having lots of aches and pains in my body to the degree that I needed to go see a couple of
Do you ever find yourself struggling to reach your goals? You write affirmations, you do vision boards and almost everything to help visualize the ideal
We are all in a New Year, and hopefully we are attempting to improve our personal and professional lives in some way. My guest Luke
It is very serendipitous that the publisher sent me a book titled “Skinny Liver“. I was recently diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease also referred to as (NAFLD). I obviously was really interested in the topic and what author Kristin Kirkpatrick had to say about the symptoms, treatment and nutrition programs to combat the disease.
What is ironic is that NAFLD’s symptoms are not something that you usually feel. As Kristin stated the disease is the silent epidemic. Over 30% of the American population have the disease and many probably don’t even know they have NAFLD. It can be detected through a liver blood panel where they measure AST/ALT. Both of these are great indicators of types of liver disease or damage.
Here are just a few factoids about your liver: 1) 96% water. 2) It is the one of the largest organs. 3) It produces bile for digestion 4) It helps you resist infections. 5) It stores and releases glucose. 5) It produces cholesterol. 6) It is responsible for regular blood clotting. 7) It clears the blood of drugs. Needless to say it is one of the most important organs in our body.
In my interview with Kristin we discuss in depth the NAFLD disease, what causes it and how to change your diet and exercise program to help in reversing the disease. NAFLD has connections to other diseases as well such as Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory bowel disease and many others. I highly recommend that you listen to our interview and listen to Kristin about how to treat and hopefully reverse the disease.
If you want to learn more about Kristin and her book “Skinny Liver” please click here to be directed to her website. You can also visit the Facebook website by clicking here. I hope you enjoy this great interview with author Kristin Kirkpatrick.
We are all aware of the aging baby boomer population–thousands are turning 65 every day, and the numbers of the aging is not going to diminish. The sad statistic is that a hugh portion of this population has the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. People’s cognitive abilities are diminishing at alarming rates, and it has been proven that this can be reversed by our diet.
In my interview with nutritionist Maggie Moon and the author of a new book entitled ” The Mind Diet” we discuss the food to eat and the foods to avoid to help prevent from early onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. You will not be surprised to learn that a good portion of the diet is green leafy vegetables and fruits and nuts. That is not to say you can not eat fish, chicken and meat but in much smaller portions that the American diet consumes this protein today.
The Mind Diet has been proven to reduce hypertension and heart disease as well. During our interview Maggie discussed the correct food groups and the foods to avoid. We also get into the menus and recipes that she recommends.
I hope you enjoy this wonderful interview with an expert in the Mind Diet.
To get more information and connect with Maggie please click here to visit her website, or click here to be linked to her Twitter, or here to be directed to her Facebook page.
As they say you are what you eat, and you really want to pay attention to what Maggie has to say about the Mind Diet.
Fear is something that is immobilizing, it keeps us from spreading our wings and doing things that we might not otherwise do. If you are an entrepreneur then you have to be a bit of a risk taker, and willing to be afraid. You are venturing into unchartered waters and have to learn along the way.
I had the pleasure of doing this interview with Peter I Scott IV the author of a book entitled ” The Fearless Mindset-The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Getting Fit in Less Time, Double Your Income & Become Unstoppable“. Sound great doesn’t it? I am pleased to report that Peter is a thriving entrepreneur and he has had to face many major fears in his life. He spoke with me about the irrational fears and the rational fears, and how many of our fears are irrational once you take a deeper look at how the fear manifest in our lives. Take for instance the fear of speaking in front of a crowd of people. It is reported that this is the #1 fear for many people. Most people would rather do anything other than speak in from of a group of people. Usually that fear comes from our insecurity and that we might look bad in the eyes of others, we won’t be enough.
So how would you replace that fear and displace it from your mind—know you are enough, that you are confident and secure in who and what you are. Exude confidence and understand that most of the audience does not know as much about what you are going to speak about as you do. Reaffirm this through positive self-talk.
Peter said that one of the most profound pieces of wisdom he ever learned was from psychologist Fritz Pearl. Fritz Pearl said “Fear is excitement with breath” The lesson here is to breath, your breath is so important to calming you down and grounding your body. Peter recommends yoga, meditation or any practice that will help to center you and focus on your breath to overcome your fears.
If you want to learn more about Peter I Scott IV and is upcoming 3-day course please click here to be directed to the website.
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Once in awhile you run across a book that can change the course of your life, and “Start Here” certainly has the ability to do just that.
I recently had the honor of interviewing Nate Klemp, PhD the co-author of a new book entitled “Start Here” and we had a lively discussion about the book and the practices that are incorporated into the book and hopefully become part of the readers daily routine.
We start our interview off by discussing the “happiness set point”, yes we all have one and we have the opportunity to re-set our happiness set point as Nate explains in our interview. The key to resetting our set point is understanding the three set point forces. The first one is “judgement” and is the mind’s tendency to divide the inner and outer world into categories–good/bad, right/wrong, like/dislike. The second one is “attachement“. Is it the mind’s tendency to approach or cling to pleasurable thoughts, beliefs, or sensations. And the third is “resistance“. This is the mind’s tendency to fight or flee from painful sensations, experiences, or situations. These three set point forces can certainly be monitored, managed and can have an amazing effect on your level of happiness.
The foundation of well being revolves around three stages, train, be and do. These three stages make up the foundation of the Life-XT program that is outlined in “Start Here”. The training stage consists of meditation, movement and inquiry. The “Be” stage consists of presence, gratitude and compassion; and the “Do” stage consists of engagement, relationship, and contribution. While these words don’t do justice to explaining the entire Life-XT program it does provide you with the elements included in the program. If you want to learn more please click here to be directed to the website for Life-XT. You can also click here to be directed to the Facebook page for the book.
I hope you enjoy this great interview with author Nate Klemp, PhD about his new book “Start Here-A Groundbreaking Science-Based Program for Emotional Fitness.”