Posts by Dave Sherwin:
We adults with ADHD are good at beating ourselves up. We are more forgiving and understanding of our friends’ belly flops than we are of our own. Gabor Maté, a physician and author of Scattered Minds, writes about the harsh judgments some ADHDers inflict on themselves every day:
We all have an idea of a better us, less weight, more muscle, tighter skin, and the list goes on. The problem is that in order to achieve these things, it’s almost like we have to have a 180 degree lifestyle change; become a new person so that we can be disciplined enough to stick to our new years resolution for the next 5 years to get the weight off that we want, build the muscle to keep it off and then start doing everything else that brings the results.
Physical inactivity, or leading a sedentary lifestyle, can lead to many health problems and lower your quality of life. With a few pointers on how to be more “health-efficient” throughout your day and some boosters, you can ditch the inactive and unhealthy lifestyle for a more vibrant and active YOU!
The Paleo diet is the modern nutritional movement using the logic that humans should eat like our hunter-gatherer, pre-agricultural ancestors. The diet consists of eating “caveman-like” food sources which is said to help reduce chronic disease, optimize your health, and help you lose weight. This diet claims to be the “world’s healthiest diet” because it is one in which humans are adapted to. The Paleo diet suggests that one should eat a high protein, low carb diet, which excludes all grains, dairy, and legumes. However, there are some paleo diet myths that have been proven wrong.
Finding natural remedies for chronic conditions is a topic that’s of interest to millions of people. Author Dani Walker, who recently published the book “When Education Beats Medication Against All Odds,” shares some important tips about how her husband gave up on the medical community to cure his Sarcoidosis, and how the couple fought, and beat, this debilitating disease. I interviewed Dani, and the podcast is uploaded to iTunes, plus there are key take away bullet points from the interview below.