Something You Should Know about Lifestyle


The Importance Of Face-To-Face Communication

November 17, 2014

 

Interview with Susan Pinker, author of the book The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So much of our communication today is electronic yet face-to-face contact turns out to be very important.

 

Susan Pinker:
Because interacting face to face releases a whole cascade of biochemical events that essentially provides biological resilience not only now but into the future.
 


Susan Pinker

The Problem With Perfection

October 31, 2014
 

Interview with Arthur Ciaramicoli, author of the book Performance Addiction: The Dangerous New Syndrome and How to Stop It from Ruining Your Life 
 

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Mike Carruthers:
The definition of personal growth has changed somewhat in just the last few years. 

 

Arthur Ciaramicoli:
You know there used to be a time when self-growth meant spiritual growth. In our world today growing means achieving and perfecting. And if you're always focused on perfecting yourself you can't live within your own skin with comfort.
 


Arthur Ciaramicoli

Do You Really Need An Annual Physical?

October 16, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Davis Liu, author of the book The Thrifty Patient: Vital Insider Tips for Saving Money and Staying Healthy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Going for your annual physical is it really necessary?

 

Dr. Davis Liu:
A recent article, as recent as 2007 said this, 2002 said this – there’s no medical evidence that saves lives and it makes sense.
 


Dr. Davis Liu

Doing What's Important

October 14, 2013

 

Interview with Matthew Kelly, author of the book The Rhythm of Life: Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Think about it. We all have needs in 4 areas of life…


Matthew Kelley:
Physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. Most simply defined, if you don’t eat, you will die.
 


Matthew Kelly

Clutter

October 2, 2014

 

Interview with Katherine Gibson, author of the book Unclutter Your Life: Transforming Your Physical, Mental, And Emotional Space

 
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Mike Carruthers:
Our homes are full of clutter. 
 
Katherine Gibson:
In fact the average in America has about 350,000 possessions in their house.

Katherine Gibson

Back Trouble

September 2, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jack Stern, author of the book Ending Back Pain: 5 Powerful Steps to Diagnose, Understand, and Treat Your Ailing Back

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Back pain is one of the biggest reasons people go to the doctor.

 

Dr. Jack Stern:
80-85% of Americans during their lifetimes go see a physician or healthcare provider because of back pain of significant severity.
 


Dr. Jack Stern

Preventing Dementia

August 15, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.
 


Dr. Gary Small

Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

March 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish, author of the book The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health
 

www.ornishspectrum.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do we really need to worry all that much about leading a healthy life? After all, life expectancy keeps going up.

 

Dean Ornish, M.D.:
Well actually life expectancy is not improving - it's actually starting to go down, finally. In the case of our kids this may be the first generation in which our kids live a shorter lifespan than their parents did - which is really pitiful.
 


Dr. Dean Ornish

What Causes Chronic Cough & Clearing Of The Throat?

March 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jamie Koufman, author of the book The Chronic Cough Enigma: How to recognize, diagnose and treat neurogenic and reflux related cough

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Millions of Americans have chronic cough, chronic clearing of the throat and a host of symptoms that may all really be acid reflux.

 

Dr. Jamie Koufman:
It’s a great masquerader it is allergies that aren’t allergies, it’s sinusitis that isn’t sinusitis, it’s asthma that isn’t asthma and it certainly isn’t post nasal drip that wakes you up in the middle of the night – it’s reflux.
 


Dr. Jamie Koufman

Staying Heart Healthy

March 4, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. John M. Kennedy, author of the book The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to live and long and healthy life it’s probably good to know what’s likely to kill you.

 

Dr. John M. Kennedy:
Heart disease is the #1 killer in America for both men and women. You know there 1,500 heart attacks a day, about a million deaths a year and that number is actually rising.
 


Dr. John M. Kennedy

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