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Saifedean Ammous on The Fiat Standard

For those who have interest in understanding foundational principles of Austrian economics and how we can optimally care for our financial health, I highly recommend Saifedean's most recent book:

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Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology: Allowing for a Financial System that is More Energy Efficient, Inclusive, and Fair to All

Updated on May 5, 2022

First, please know that nothing I share about blockchain technology and digital assets should be considered financial advice.  I am keenly interested in this area because I believe that the emerging digital asset economy that is built on blockchain technology will allow the world to operate on a financial system that is more energy efficient, inclusive, and fair to all. Read more

 

Tips for Constipation

Where there isn't a physical obstruction of the intestines or regular intake of medication that can affect autonomic nervous system tone, I find that the vast majority of people who struggle with constipation benefit from light bouncing.

While a brisk walk can be helpful in this regard, I've found that there is more benefit from purposeful and bouncing up and down whereby the contents of the abdominal and pelvic cavities are gently jostled in place.

Doing jumping jacks, skipping rope, and even controlled bouncing on a trampoline are all effective. Read more

 

Backward Walking For Healthier Knees

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A big shoutout to Ben Patrick (Knees Over Toes) and his colleague Mr. Infinity for sharing the many benefits of sled work, particularly backward walking with a weighted sled to stimulate blood flow to the connective tissues in and around the knees. Read more

 

Sleep Mask Tip

Last year, I heard from an old patient who was struggling with intermittent eye infections. In reviewing her everyday routine, we realized that the root cause might have been her sleep mask which she had not thought to put through the laundry since she first started using it in 2018. Read more

 

Battle Rope Workouts

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Battle rope exercises are a fun and challenging way of conditioning the entire body, including the legs, core, shoulders, back, and of course, the heart and lungs. Read more

 

Loving My Cork Yoga Blocks

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If you’re into yoga blocks to aid with various poses and stretching techniques, I highly recommend looking into natural cork blocks that have thicker dimensions than most EVA foam options. Read more

 

Organic Mattress Reviews: Silk & Snow, Essentia Tatami, and Essentia Stratami

Over the years, many have asked me to recommend a mattress that is well suited for those looking to optimize their sleep.

As most might imagine, it's exceedingly difficult to recommend one mattress type for everyone since individual needs vary according to health history, current health status, and if one is sharing a bed with another person or sleeping solo.

With that said, I had the opportunity to test 3 different organic mattresses over the past 12 months and am happy to share my findings.

1. Silk & Snow Organic Mattress Read more

 

Deep Inhalation, Conscious Contraction, and Abdominal Massage to Promote Healthy Bowel Movements and Excellent Colon Health

To promote regular and comfortable bowel movements and good overall colon health, try doing the following twice a day:

1. While standing, take a deep breath in and hold it. In this state, contract your abdominal wall as though you are trying to shrink your tummy as much as possible and hold this state for a few seconds. Then exhale fully and let your tummy relax. Repeat this cycle five times. Read more

 

Colon Cleansing and Promoting Healthy Bowel Movements With Kiwis

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For those who have a tendency to experience a sluggish colon, bloating, or constipation, one simple suggestion often yields positive results:

Eat 2 kiwis daily. Read more

 

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