Move and play with the barefoot brothers

In 2009, at an Exuberant Animal seminar, I met what I call my “barefoot heroes”: Frank Forencich, Barefoot Ted and Mick Dodge. Here you can see three videos from them. This magical weekend changed me. read more…

Life is a journey, so slow down

This story from The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry reminds us that we do not need to rush through life. read more…

Breastfeeding USA is an important new organization

Breastfeeding USA is a charitable nonprofit founded in 2010 that promotes breastfeeding as the biological and cultural norm. read more…

Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms get back to normal

Joel Salatin is a third generation family farmer working his organic, grass-fed farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley with his family. He has written several good books, including Folks This Just Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World. read more…

Weston A. Price Foundation is eloquent advocate for healthy fats

The Weston A. Price Foundation is an eloquent advocate for eating healthy fats and animal foods. The Foundation is also a knowledgeable critic of government dietary guidelines and industrial food. read more…

Menopause requires improving general health

Menopause is a transition that often reveals underlying health problems. Instead of taking hormones to treat the symptoms, women should improve their health so the body naturally makes different hormones to compensate. read more…

Stilettos and cowboy boots both bad for feet

My credential to speak on this subject is not my medical degree, but my experience. I’m neither a cowboy nor a stripper, but I know what I’m talking about. Here’s the key point: For most of us, our feet are trained by our shoes. Instead, our shoes should be trained by our feet. Michael Jordan makes his shoes. His shoes don’t make him. read more…

Walk with purpose in the real world

I recommend purposeful walking that involves good interaction with the environment. Walk in the real world. Look around. read more…

Change behavior and results will follow

A client who lost 20 pounds in 2012 proposes to lose 10 more in 2013. Instead, I suggest setting a behavioral goal: Don’t snack. Not even “healthy snacks.” read more…

Intro to food and eating

Introduction to food section. read more…

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