Healthy Shouldn't be Hard

Articles to empower and inspire you to discover a healthier and better version of yourself each day.

What Is Intermittent Fasting and How Can It Impact Your Health?

We know that what you eat plays a massive role in your health. But what if when you eat could make a difference? It turns out that your eating schedule, or lack of, may make a noticeable impact. Most people don’t have a specific time that they eat meals, and they...

The Truth Is You’re Secretly Enjoying Being Stuck at Home This Spring. Here’s Why

I know this is a scary and strange time we are going through right now. Most people are working from home (except you if you work in healthcare as I do), you have nowhere to go (other than work), and nothing is going on during the weekend. All of these measures are...

How to create a life you’ve never imagined is possible

You can create a life full of energy, joy and meaningful relationships by consciously making small changes in your life and habits each day. No, you'll never be perfect, and that's okay! I certainly have not been flawless on my pursuit to better myself and my life. I...

Can you focus long enough to read this?

You can improve your focus and mental clarity with one simple, very effective lifestyle implementation: intermittent fasting. You're probably thinking, does this guy ever eat?! The answer is an absolute yes, but I just delay that most days and it has improved my life...

Corn syrup solids, invert sugar, and soybean oil with artificial flavors and BHT

Food…We eat it every single day, but do we really know what we are eating or how it affects our wellbeing each day? I used to consider anything I could get my hands on and eat as food. Most of it came in a box, a plastic wrapper, or the non-vegetable frozen...

Uncover the solution to your chronic fatigue in 0.1% of your time

What if I told you that you could eliminate your chronic fatigue and the need for afternoon caffeine and/or sugar fix by setting aside thirty days to change your relationship with food forever? It’s called the Whole30, and I am sure you have heard of it by now. I talk...

Lewis Howes Summit of Greatness part 1

Some of you may know who Lewis Howes is. For those of you who don't, he is the host of the popular School of Greatness podcast, author of The School of Greatness and The Mask of Masculinity. His podcast changed the course of my life and encouraged me to pursue my...

THREE days without food…are you CRAZY?!

No, I did not get more tan or change the hue. These were just taken at different times of the day. The first is in natural lighting and the second is artificial. Disclaimer:  I am a pharmacist and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.   I am NOT a medical doctor,...

Find your motivation through nature’s lessons

I am very grateful that I had the opportunity to see the largest and tallest trees in the world on my recent trip to California. These trees, along with some of nature's other magnificent wonders really put my time on this earth into perspective. I hope that you are...

Get outdoors and explore! Plus an exciting announcement!

When is the last time you got out to explore Mother Nature's beauty? I recently returned from a rejuvenating trip to several national parks in southern Utah and Arizona. In four days, I hiked and explored Zion National Park, Lower Antelope Canyon, the northern rim of...

Get Fit as a Pharmacist: 3 Reasons Pharmacy is Perfect for this Simple Strategy to Stay in Shape for Life

Have you ever thought you desperately wanted something, but you couldn't get motivated enough to invest the time or energy to achieve it? That was the problem I faced throughout high school and college with getting into good shape. I'm talking Men's Health...

4 Practical Ways You Can Combat Stress & Help Your Immune System Stay Strong in These Stressful Times for Pharmacy

It's hard enough minimizing stress working in a pharmacy on any given day of the week. Let alone facing a pandemic that is striking fear and uncertainty into our minds and the minds of the people we serve.As a pharmacist, you are facing the task of helping patients...

5 Surprising Ways Fasting Improves Your Focus

Intermittent fasting is a super effective way to lose weight, boost energy levels, and supercharge mental focus.  Stay with me now, and don't be scared off by the word "fasting." I was VERY skeptical it could work for me at first. I thought to myself:  "I definitely...

I can walk by any doughnut at work without giving in: Here’s how

Sweet treats are always readily available at work, and they are SO hard to resist eating even if you are trying to "eat better" to lose weight. By using one simple strategy, you can take back control and start saying no. Trust me, I was the last person to turn down a...

5 Reasons Why You Gain Weight During Football Season and How to Avoid Them

Football season is back, but for many of us (especially men), this means we are likely to gain some unwanted weight. One poll found that people reported gaining anywhere from TEN to even TWENTY pounds by the end of the season. I know the Holiday season is in there,...

I’m grateful my business failed the first year: Here’s why

I get asked all the time how my business is going. The truth is it did not go quite as I had imagined the first year. However, I am very grateful that it didn't take off as I had planned. Let me explain why. It was meant to fail to open the door for better things and...

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