You probably can’t walk into any store where magazine racks stare you in the face and not see someone like Jon Kabat-Zinn or Pema Chödrön staring at you with knowing eyes and smiling faces. It’s because they know and they’re happy that they’re looking at you like that—as far as I can tell, there’s not … Continue reading The Mindfulness Landslide
There are so many things in life that I’m sure I’ll never understand. One of the most interesting things I think I’ll never fully understand is the mind of a skeptic. I know that things which can’t be seen are a difficult pill to swallow. We have to rely on science to tell us whether … Continue reading The Work works.
It's not exactly today, but this month marks the 6 year anniversary of my death and resurrection to the land of the living. Death by heart attack and heart failure. Life by sheer dint of will and medical marvels and perseverance. I'm celebrating my second wind of life by creating as many projects as I … Continue reading 6 Year Anniversary
Rookie Heart Patient Mistakes Me, I’m the rookie here. I’ve only had the diagnosis of heart disease and heart damage (leaking valve) for about 6 years now. One of the mistakes I made against my doctor’s strict warnings was to take my blood pressure early and often. And just like they said it would, the … Continue reading Ticking Stock Heart
I saw this article in the New York Times, you can read it by clicking here. What do you think of that? I honestly thought it was the opposite. The higher my BP, the harder it’s been for me to sleep well—and that’s been too much of my adult life. I personally think the key … Continue reading Sleep-less in Discipline
Great Natural Remedies: Aspirin Arnica Montanna (as prescribed by a qualified and highly trained Homeopathist) Hibiscus Garlic Cayenne Ginger Green Tea Dark Chocolate (80% or above) Watermelon (in the morning time before anything else.) Regular Cardio exercise (20 minutes or longer 5x per week). Love & Laughter Massage Meditation Author's Note: Just a heads up, … Continue reading What Saves The Heart – A Valentines Day Special
1. The Medication that "Just Works"? General Facts Ramipril on far right is something I do NOT take. Hoping never to have to. In 2008, over 616,000 people died of heart disease. In 2008, heart disease caused almost 25% of deaths—almost one in every four—in the United States. Heart disease is the leading cause of … Continue reading The Man Who Lived