“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand-new hours are before me. I vow to live fully each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.” Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist monks wake up every morning, at approximately 4 a.m. while the stars are still out and the world appears to be peacefully […]Lire la suite de "A simple buddhist guide to having a mindful morning"
Avoir le morale, c’est être heureux et bien dans sa peau. Que notre corps soit en osmose complète avec nous-même et notre environnement. Mais nous ne pouvons pas toujours agir sur notre entourage, ni attendre de l’extérieur ce que nous souhaitons réellement…Dommage… Notre mission est donc de tout mettre en œuvre pour assurer notre équilibre […]Lire la suite de "La clef de votre bonheur est dans votre assiette."
Busting the Calorie-is-a-Calorie Myth The calorie-is-a-calorie myth might be the biggest fallacy in nutrition that keeps us fat, sick, and tired. To explain why this doesn’t work, let’s follow 750 calories of soda and 750 calories of broccoli once they enter your body. First, soda: A Double Gulp from 7-Eleven contains 750 calories, entirely from […]Lire la suite de "A nutrition myth that keep us fat, sick & tired."
Mental strength isn’t often reflected in what you do. It’s usually seen in what you don’t do. In her book « 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, » Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a « three-pronged approach. » It’s about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. Following are 13 things that mentally strong people do not […]Lire la suite de "13 things mentally strong people don’t do"
You’ll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind. ~ Irish Proverb In ordinary language, the word “rumination” sometimes means “pondering” or “reflection,” both of which can be normal and healthy ways of considering something carefully. In the psychology world, we use the term “rumination” to refer to negative, repetitive, prolonged, unhelpful […]Lire la suite de "The 4 psychological traps that keep us stressed, anxious & depressed : Rumination"
I’m the first to admit it—I’ve been a control freak in most aspects of my life. Control involves a lot of mental planning. We ruminate over all possible outcomes. We make detailed check lists. Schedules. “Five-Year Plans.” We send follow-up text messages to make sure everyone remembered our get-togethers. We investigate a lot of “what […]Lire la suite de "Our need for control comes from lack of trust"
I’ve had numerous patients do everything “correctly” yet still struggle with weight loss. As a medical doctor, I’ve learned repeatedly that environmental toxins—often overlooked or ignored by mainstream medicine—can make us fat and contribute to Type 2 diabetes. These chemicals hijack our body’s ability to balance blood sugar and metabolize cholesterol. Here’s the dirty secret: […]Lire la suite de "The 4 P’s that help our bodies detox naturally"