What’s Most Important in Your Life

Do you ever stop and wonder, how did my life turn out like this? How did I get so far off track from what I thought my life would be? How did I lose my way? Can I get it back? Is it not too late? If so, watch this 3 minute video to rediscover…

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Mindful Leadership is at the Foundation of the Conscious Capitalism Movement

On the eve of the Conscious Capitalism Conference, at which I am honored to speak, I want to talk about a movement in business that is gaining momentum. I’m talking about purpose and values driven businesses, grounded in a vision for a better world and respecting all stakeholders in the process. It’s called, Conscious Capitalism…

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Peak Performance Bootcamp for the Brain

Join me for two live workshops on I will be holding in collaboration with Willow Stream Spas, from Fairmont Resorts. At Peak Performance Bootcamp for the Brain  you will learn to tap the unused power of your brain to achieve peak performance in all areas of your life, including your energy, memory and staying young.

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Part 3 – Telomeres – Measuring Your Health, Vitality and Longevity

In the last two blog entries, we talked about how it’s not just your genes that determine whether you’re healthy or sick. You can also influence how your genes get expressed (which ones get switched on or off) through your epigenetics. We learned that the expression of your genes depends in part on the environment…

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Epigenetics – Part 2 – How to Take Control of Your Health – Including Stress

In my last blog post, you learned that it’s not just your genes that can determine your health future. Your epigenetics can also determine your health, vitality and longevity by controlling which genes get expressed and which genes stay dormant. In that way, epigenetics can determine whether you stay healthy or become sick with disease.…

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Epigenetics – Part 1 – You Can Control the Effects of Stress on Your Health

When I was in medical school, we were taught that our genes predict our future health, longevity and vitality. Many people believe this. The implications of this can lead us into a victim mentality – if you have bad genes, there is not much you can do to inspire a better health future…that your future…

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New Evidence Based Medicine Training Program

Teaching Evidence Based Medicine to physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals all over the United States has been a significant part of my professional life over the past 12 years. After writing one of the early textbooks on this subject in 1998, I have seen the entire health care system transform from having…

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Humbled and Honored to Serve the ABIHM

In October 2012 at the 13th Annual Conference of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM) I was both humbled and honored to be named President-Elect of the Board, and will take office as President in early 2015. The ABIHM is the premier educational body for integrative and holistic medicine practitioners across the country.

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Improve Your Brain Functioning with Mindful Walking

Earlier this summer I presented a workshop with the physician leaders of the Permanente Federation (the medical groups affiliated with Kaiser Permanente). I talked about “Leveraging Brain Science to Lead Change and Peak Performance.” The talk was based on my Achieve Peak Performance Program, which teaches you how your brain works so you can know…

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Wake Up Your Brain with Exercise!

Did you know that one of the best things you can do to stimulate brain health and to re-wire your brain is exercise? Exercise is not only good for your body, it is great for your brain. New brain science demonstrates that

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