Health and Wellness

What is “inflammation independence” ??? (free webinar series)

It’s been a few months since you’ve heard from me… so I’m excited that I get to announce a free webinar series, starting with one of the most important topics, inflammation (schedule below). I’ve been in the Tam-cave working on my upcoming book on Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid system, writing, rewriting, and it seems this…

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What’s the point of longevity?

Before going into the 11 things, what’s the point of living a long life? It’s new years, and we all want to “drink more water, get sleep, eat less sugar”, but if this is all we needed to know we’d be doing it already. If not you… then you know someone who struggles to maintain healthy…

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Why I’m using the framework “Transition Zones”

When I was creating my first online course I injured my back. When I was walking up a flight of stairs to give the “pain lecture” my back went out. I wrapped my body in duct tape because that’s all I had with me (my #1 item in my first aid kit btw). The injury (from…

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Honey, Tulsi & the Sweetness of Summer

It’s the harvest time of year and I’m sure you’re all out like the bees, buzzing around the flowers and harvesting whatever’s ripe. One of my favorite ways to preserve some of the harvest is in honey and my all time favorite infused honey is Tulsi or Sacred Basil.  This article has two recipes, and…

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Why Should I Engage In Mindfulness?

Are my eyes deceiving me? This week, I saw the word “Mindfulness” on the cover of a popular magazine at the checkout of our 25 aisle local market.  “MINDFULNESS” was in bold and CAPS! Given the amount of competition to become a cover story in the mainstream, I was delightfully surprised. I love it when…

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7 Health Topics & Their “Truthy” Friends

I want to start with a question… Which one of the following statements is true? Cannabis is a good remedy for acute pain. When living above the latitude of Atlanta, Georgia, we do not need to supplement our diets with Vitamin D. Food allergies can be outgrown. The answer is below. Dig deep and don’t…

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When food is not your medicine…and very well might be making you sick

I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t eat cheese. I’m born and raised in Vermont. Refusing to eat cheese willingly is not natural. Aaaaannnnndddd….. Intestinal cramps, diarrhea and malaise are not a fun way to start the day. Sitting here writing to you, I’m experiencing all of these things. I know better. This was preventable. Yet…

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“Pain, what is it good for?”…absolutely something

In this country 80 million people and their families suffer from chronic disabling pain syndrome. $50 billion dollars in lost wages. Over $8 billion per year in pain medications. In over 90% of the cases, there’s no structural impairment causing the pain. Over 90%. This post is about different kinds of pain, and I’ve written out…

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No You Don’t Need A Liver Cleanse! Not A Detox Program Either!

As I’ve been preparing my mini course on the Liver I’ve been thinking back to some of the questions that come up during my lectures. It is inevitable when I’m talking about any topic steering us back to health, which includes the liver, I get the question: “What about a liver cleanse?” I pause, take…

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