Love + Joy + Connection = Peak Experience & Performance

I read a short but interesting article from the guys who run Growth Equation (which I support and recommend – you can do the same here). They were writing about how an astronaut, a Navy SEAL, an elite runner, and a world-class Ironman coach could teach us about peak performance (I know, it sounds like

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Just Get Rid of the Crappy Stuff…

I just loved this little piece of advice from Ryan Holiday’s newsletter (which you should subscribe to)… For everything you add, take something away. There’s a great story of Mark Parker who, just after he became CEO of Nike, called Steve Jobs for advice. “Just one thing,” Jobs said. “Nike makes some of the best products

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NAMI Keynote

I’m very excited to deliver the Keynote presentation tomorrow at the NAMI Conference in Honolulu – here are the slides that I’ll be using (download link below) – it is a LOT of slides, but many are for reference because I want the attendees to have a deep understanding of the Microbiome-Gut-Heart-Brain-Axis as a new

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PCOS isn’t just about your ovaries

An intriguing article in New Scientist, describes PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) more as a “whole body” syndrome rather than “just” a condition of the ovaries (which is brilliant – see the graphics below). PCOS is typically characterized by high testosterone levels (which can also cause acne, excess hair on the face and body and thinning

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Long-COVID Worse Than Previously Thought?

In a recent review of research papers on the symptoms associated with post-viral infection with SARS CoV-2 coronavirus – what is commonly now known as “long-COVID” – researchers have estimated that with 755 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world, and a conservative estimate that ~10% of infected go on to develop long-COVID, there

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Do you have seasonal (pollen) allergies?

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH STUDY! DO YOU HAVE SEASONAL POLLEN ALLERGIES? HELP US EVALUATE A NATURAL YEAST EXTRACT  (CM-glucan) for its effectiveness on measures of mood, quality of life, inflammation, stress and the microbiome in self-described allergy sufferers. Please contact:            Julie Talbott 3 Waves Wellness, LLC julietalbott@mac.com 801-712-0408

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Hearts & Minds (and Patents)

Here is the deep dive that I presented this past Wednesday evening – where I covered the Heart-Brain-Axis and how we can use natural ingredients like astaxanthin, palm fruit, saffron, and others to improve heart function (physical performance), brain function (cognition/focus), and overall mood (less stress, better mood, lower irritability). I also announced the patents

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Mental Wellness Partnership

I’m looking forward to delivering the Keynote at the “Hearts & Minds” Conference next week in Honolulu. The event is a 3-way partnership between NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Wellness); MHA (Mental Health America); and the CMWC (Certified Mental Wellness Coach program at Marietta College). NAMI + MHA + CMWC = that’s a lot of

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Natural or Synthetic Weight Loss?

There has been a massive surge in demand for a class of diabetes and weight loss drugs known as “GLP-1 Agonists” (Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro) – which is a synthetic way to emulate the effects of a hormone called “glucagon-like peptide 1” that can help people feel full. Most people don’t know that GLP-1 is naturally

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