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Keys to Getting More Restful Sleep

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I've received a number of questions on how to improve sleep quality since sending out our newsletter on the quarter-life of caffeine. Read more about Keys to Getting More Restful Sleep

 

Guacamole for Days

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Above: Before the mash. Read more about Guacamole for Days

 

Supporting Single Parents in South Korea

The government in South Korea does not provide postpartum assistance or medical insurance for many single parents, as they are not officially recognized as families. Read more about Supporting Single Parents in South Korea

 

How to Increase Your Value

Soon after graduating from school, I moved to the arctic of Alaska to run my first chiropractic clinic. I was 24 years old and grateful for the opportunity to be of service to the First Nations community there and the chance to pay back my student loans and create a small nest egg for the future.

My work days were long and it was mostly a lonely existence - back then, even a phone call home to Canada was $2 a minute, so most of my down time was spent reading, writing, and making plans for the future. Read more about How to Increase Your Value

 

Less Coffee, More Dreams, Better Sleep

From Our Mailbag (shared with permission)

Hey Ben,

Long time reader, first time writing in to say thanks for all of your health and life hacks.

When I took in your info on how long caffeine stays in the body and how this can affect my sleep, I decided on the spot to stop cold turkey and see for myself.

The first 2.5 to 3 days were tough man. I had like a piercing headache right behind my eyes almost the whole time and had to take tylenol to get through. Read more about Less Coffee, More Dreams, Better Sleep

 

We Are Not Alone

As I made a fresh batch of black bean sauce with noodles for dinner over the weekend, I began listening to Demi Moore's recently released memoir, Inside Out.

Chopping through onions, carrots, and green cabbage, I felt such a strong emotional connection to her feelings from childhood.  By the time I had put noodles into salted boiling water, I was silently sobbing for Demi as I felt the weight of her feelings of being on her own as a child. Read more about We Are Not Alone

 

Noodles with Black Bean Sauce - JaJahngMyeon

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Updated on October 15, 2019

Made famous in Korea many decades ago by Chinese immigrants, JaJahngMyeon is Korea's version of spaghetti with tomato sauce. Read more about Noodles with Black Bean Sauce - JaJahngMyeon

 

How to Gently Loosen A Frozen Shoulder

The definitive cause of frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is unknown. Some believe it is a self protective mechanism to prevent damaged tendons from becoming further damaged. Others point to an autoimmune mechanism that creates inflammation. Read more about How to Gently Loosen A Frozen Shoulder

 

Does Saving More Lives Lead to Perpetual Overpopulation?

Here, Bill Gates brilliantly explains why efforts to eradicate preventable diseases won't lead to perpetual overpopulation.

Yes, saving kids from dying due to diarrhea, polio, and malaria will contribute to a bigger world population, but history and statistics clearly show that as populations get healthier, people choose to have less progeny. Read more about Does Saving More Lives Lead to Perpetual Overpopulation?

 

Another Way To Improve Insulin Sensitivity

As a followup to a previous post on How to Improve Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Sugar Regulation, and Body Composition, this is an option for those who may be limited in their ability to do bodyweight squats. Read more about Another Way To Improve Insulin Sensitivity

 

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