The Mental Fitness Diet Book

Just a few minutes ago, I submitted the manuscript for my new book, The Mental Fitness Diet – Harnessing Our Three Brains to Maximize Mood, Motivation, and Mental Wellness. Ten Chapters and almost 200 scientific references covering the entire Gut-Brain-Heart-Axis with practical approaches to using nutrition, movement, stress/sleep management, mindset, and supplements to improve mental

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The Coming Mental Wellness Crisis

I’ve been meaning to post – and highlight – two very good articles from last month… Both articles address the mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated quarantines – both suggesting that as bad as the stress and uncertainty of the actual pandemic might be, the residual mental wellness problems are likely to

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Addiction Recovery – a New Approach

I recently started serving in an advisory board role for an addiction recovery program called Ampelis Recovery.  Mental health concerns and addictions are impacting far too many of our loved ones, friends, and colleagues.  There is a tremendous need in our society for better solutions to help individuals and families battling these issues.  I feel

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Why Are Post-COVID Mental Wellness Problems So Common?

Nice article in Apple News apple.news/A0j3CoGB3QLykSI2_M_fZdg Interesting how post-COVID symptoms include so many brain and mental wellness issues – suggesting that COVID is not just an infection of the lungs and upper respiratory tract, but also for the nervous system, brain, immune system, inflammatory system and the gut – it is damaging the entire Gut-Brain-Heart-Axis

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