Last year, President Obama announced the BRAIN Initiative to map activity and connections within the brain and the rest of the body. The budget of $100 million kickstarted a new wave to understand the neural circuits around the body, that are made active when we perceive, think, and act, and how this is connected to … Continue reading 90% of Information Goes from the Body to the Brain
Is there anything in your life that makes you feel frustrated, irritated or not at ease when you think about it? Then you might want to read or see a youtube with Gabor Maté, an author and psychiatrist that worked with drug addicts. He explains how after years of practice with the recommended mainstream treatments, … Continue reading Switch Wrong to Right
If you want to kick a habit make sure you get a full spectrum of nutrition, always starting with basic vitamins and minerals (see previous blogs). Nicotine, caffeine, work, alcohol, sugar, junk food, over-eating, medicine, shopping, sex, uppers, downers, cannabis, TV-series - what ever the addiction is, it's much easier to get rid of it when eating healthy … Continue reading Amino Acids to Kick a Habit – but First the Sugar!
When we are overweight we are imbalanced. The body seeks homeostasis, or equilibrium in all its systems. Being overweight is a clear sign that something has to be done. If we don't listen to our needs it is sooner or later shown in our mass form, the body, but it always starts out on an … Continue reading Weight-loss is So Much More Than Just Losing Weight
My third week into my detox, and it is time for my third recommendation. So far I have stuck to my all vegan, non-processed, no toxic food as I recommended in earlier blogs. This indirectly helps me eat in 'the right way' and of course it's easier when I don't travel. By this recommendation I … Continue reading 3) Eat in the right way
Thanks for all your questions from yesterdays blog. It's great to get feed back, so that I get a chance to clarify. Basically, what I mean is that we all have to start questioning what we want with becoming more healthy. Many want quick fixes to correct their health. We rather spend time taking care of … Continue reading Food is Important But it’s Not All
Be hungry. Yes, that is one of our main advices. You heard it many times at your Olive Retreat. The biochemistry produced when we are hungry is essential for us in many ways. It's healthy and our best tool to heal and loose weight if that is what we need. We are supposed to feel hunger … Continue reading Get to Know Your Hunger