We had this 6 month trip all mapped out, and then 2 weeks in, everything changed. Today we discuss the art of surrendering.
One of the most striking lessons from the road is how other cultures place value on rest. I’m noticing that I found it nearly impossible to feel relaxed in NYC, even when I thought I was doing a good job managing stress. Now 2 months into this journey, I’m finally learning how to properly chill.
As I travel around the world I’m noticing the health of a population seems to have more to do with the quality of their soil and water than with the specific foods they eat. Pure speculation, but worth pondering.
We’ve all heard of hanger. What I’ve learned in my practice is that so many people suffer from “hanxiety.”
My food philosophy in a nutshell.
My patients often feel like they can never get comfortable. They’re bloated, itchy, achey and irritable. That’s what it feels like to be inflamed. I liken it to being constantly bitten by mosquitoes.
When you talk to a kid, it’s important to emphasize “growth mindset” over “fixed mindset.” We can teach kids that if they encounter an obstacle, they can get through it with hard work, practice, and a little resourceful thinking. The same goes for health. We need to foster a growth mindset rather than a fixed mindset about health. Our health is not destined by our genes– it’s in large part determined by our diet and lifestyle choices. That’s empowering, but it’s also a great responsibility.
Rebel Health has hit the road! Reporting from a farm in rural Sicily, I discuss why you should fear chemicals and embrace germs.
I’ll be traveling around the world for 6 months, sharing insights from the road with you.More
Figured I should give some context on how I define health.