Physical Balance

  • Why Rich People Are Healthier Than The Poor

    The world’s richest investor, Warren Buffet became rich through investing in quality, stable companies in the long term and avoided any “get-rich-quick” schemes. He is still healthy and active at age 85. This tried and true method most of the rich use to get richer over the long term is equally as effective in building your health over the long term.

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  • Why You Should Work With Disease Instead of Fighting Against It

    Having just nursed my eldest two children through a nasty stomach bug, I was awakened earlier than usual by sudden severe cramps in my stomach. It seemed that I now had to deal with this bug. As my day progressed, it was interesting to note that many well-intentioned people offered suggestions of all sorts of  medications and natural  remedies  for it. I declined because I had no intention of fighting this bug. I was going to work with it.

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  • The Unhealthy Hypocrisy of Thin Shaming

    In October 2014, Victoria Secret's "Perfect Body" campaign sparked an uproar amidst accusations of promoting an unhealthy and unrealistic body image. But looking at the models in the advertising, all of them looked to be within the healthy BMI (basal metabolic index) range (18.5-25), although most would be at the lower end of that scale.

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 1

    Mental anguish, emotional despair and physical disease are on the uprise. More and more people are coming into my office with serious problems than ever before. They come in not just with complaints of physical pain and discomfort, but also with complaints that their lives are in turmoil–which of them is losing their home, whose teenager is in serious trouble, who has developed cancer, diabetes or cardiovascular problems, who’s working to death just trying to make ends meet, and the list goes on.

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 2

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 3

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  • Our “Imperfect” World

    Is it a perfect or imperfect world? Can a world with so many calamities possibly be perfect? If this world is already perfect, “why”  try and “change” a thing? If it is already perfect, “how “can you even possibly change a thing? Einstein shared to “look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything […]

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  • Midlife & Aging Gracefully

    We’ve been growing older since the day we were born! So why does it turn into a problem all of a sudden? Midlife is experienced as the most powerful time of life by those who are curious enough to discover the unexpected… Is that me? I resist my first impulse to delete the dreadful selfie. […]

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  • Why Getting a Cold or Flu Can Mean That You’re Getting Healthier

    As a health practitioner, I have lost count of the number of times that patient’s have shared about getting sick anytime that they slow down or go on vacation. While it was obvious to me that these people were in urgent need of some rest and relaxation, they were also hesitant about going on holidays […]

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  • Thank God I Got Taken By A Heroin Dealer

    I was cold: shivering actually as I walked into the bathroom of John Dewey High located on Coney Island, just 2 stops from Brighton Beach on the D train. I wasn’t wearing a coat this overcast February morning, just a dungaree jacket with all my patches and pins. That was my identity, how I repelled […]

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