Workplace Wellness

Wellness is a journey, best done as a group. We spend nearly ½ of our awake lives at work, during our working years. If wellness is not practiced at work, we will spend ½ of our awake lives unwell. Creating wellness at work is a priority for nearly all employees. Insurance companies are invested in…

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Cancer Can Be Prevented

What if I told you that only 5-10% of all cancer was genetic? What if I told you that only 1 in 20 of all of us and our loved ones that get a cancer diagnosis were pre-ordained by their genetics to get cancer, meaning 19 in 20 didn’t need to get it? You wouldn’t…

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Developing the Subconscious Mind

What is our subconscious? Why does it matter? What can be done to ensure that it is built right? What is our subconscious? The subconscious is defined in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary as “existing in the mind but not immediately available to consciousness.” The subconscious was once pandora’s box. Dr. Sigmund Freud spent his career trying to…

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Financial Wellness

Today we are going to talk about financial wellness and its relationship to our own health and wellness. It’s interesting because over the years, financial wellness and health have been considered somewhat taboo. I can’t tell you how many times my patients have inquired about the financial implications of their health. Both from the perspective…

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How Pets Can Prevent Health Problems

Emotional Wellness and Spiritual Connections are two of Doctor of Living’s 5 Pillars of Health. The 5 Pillars of Health help us to establish a framework for wellness. To review, the 5 Pillars of Health™ are nutrition, physical activity, toxin avoidance, emotional wellness and spiritual connections. Wellness is working towards one’s maximal potential. Pets can…

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Nutritional Wellness

Recall from previous discussions that Wellness is achievement of one’s maximal potential. Part of achieving this goal is the development of a health framework, by which you can begin to see your Wellness potential. Recall also that Nutrition is one of Doctor of Living’s 5 Pillars of Health. This brings us full circle then as…

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What is Wellness?

I heard someone recently say you know, like alternative med, complementary, functional lifestyle, etc. “Oh no,” I thought, “they aren’t all the same!” There are so many new definitions in health recently though, I can certainly understand the confusion. In fact, it’s hard to keep up myself. I thought that this might be a good…

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How to Make Your Love Life Better

Valentine’s Day can be a very special time for many of us. It reminds us of the importance of love in our relationships. Love is associated with healthiness, vibrancy, and life.   One of the most important parts of love is our love-life within the relationship. It’s our belief at Doctor of Living, that a…

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The Winter Blues

We all know what the blues are. I doubt anyone can truly say without a complete dissociative disorder that you haven’t experienced the blues at some point in your life. It might be the loss of grandparent or worse someone closer. It might be the loss of a favorite pet. Perhaps it’s the end of…

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Preventing Breast Cancer

Today is World Cancer Day. Thanks to the Union for International Cancer Control for organizing it and to all of the wonderful men and women out there who support this day. Per the World Cancer Day statistics, 17 people die every minute from cancer around the world.[1] The theme this year is “I can, we…

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