The following article on the benefits of sunlight is a chapter from the newest book I’m working on tentatively called “Powered by Nature”. In this book will be all the ways and methods in which nature is good for our health, happiness and even peak performance. It covers why it is in our best self-interest to be in ecological harmony with nature. I share this chapter to give you a sneak peak. (The book should be finished and released at some point this year.)
I was just up in Oregon a little while back.
One of my aims is to spend a little time in nature each day. This is great to be deep in the heart of a forest, but just a park inside the city is better than nothing.
One study I just read about with hospital patients, showed that those simply having a window with trees outside had less pain and shorter stays than those whose windows looked at a brick wall.
Nowadays, there’s no longer one single perfect body type. Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. Hair can be long or short, dyed or natural. But one thing that will never go out of style is a healthy, glowing appearance, that’s bursting with energy. And the best thing to start with is your skin.
Anyone who had to struggle with the skin issues that came along with puberty and those tedious teenage years knows just how frustrating it is to look into the mirror. And it’s not just teenagers who have to deal with all those nagging little things that affect their skin. Adults can have it just as tough.
This article continues the story that began in My Ayuhuasca Journey. If you haven’t read that please go back and read it first.
After the shaman had interpreted our Ayuhuasca visions, and in my case, lack of visions on my part, we spent the rest of the day heading back to our home base at the Kapawi lodge, then relaxing, including a float down the river. As we rejoin with the whole group we pass our experiences back and forth. And very much in need of it we all go to bed early.
Blood testing…everyones’ favorite activity.
So it was, I found myself gushing out a few vials of blood a couple weeks ago. The phlebotomist told me it only equaled out to half a shot glass. Why does it look like so much then?
With InsideTracker, they make it really easy to get advice on what you can do to change your biomarkers. Sure, you can get the same from a doctor’s visit, but doctor’s rarely go into detail about specific dietary choices you can make, which exercise patterns to increase or decrease, or even which supplements (beside the usual isolated ones) could help you achieve your health goals.
For years, I had heard about ayuhuasca. And from the very beginning it was something I knew I wanted to take part in. However, if I was going to do it, I wanted to do it right.
Ayuhuasca is highly revered by the cultures in which it originates, where it is better known as natem. Because of its capacity for transformation its popularity has spread far and wide. And this was a double edge sword. On the one hand more people sought out the medicine and had it touch their lives.
Herbs have played an integral role in medicine for centuries, yet somehow they have fallen off the radar in today’s Western medical practice. Despite this, scientific research has revealed that the use of herbs has clinical significance in health. InsideTracker, a company that integrates science and technology in order to provide personalized nutrition and lifestyle guidance, utilizes the power of herbs to improve blood biomarkers—objective measures in the blood that are connected to overall well-being and performance.
For years, I’ve heard of Myer’s cocktails and doing intravenous nutrient therapy.
I know, injecting things into the bloodstream is a bit outside of the natural approach we’re always talking about. But being in the health field I often try things to experiment for myself. This way I can talk from experience and not just what I’ve heard from others.
Certainly it sounds like a much better option to disease treatment and maintaining health than most drugs.
Hi Lost Empire Team,
Not sure if you could use this, but it worked for me and I’ve shared my ‘success’ formula with friends that have wanted to feel better and/or improve their heath situation.
As a 53 year old male, here’s what I’ve personally learned that has made a tremendous impact on my high blood pressure, prostate issues (BHP), diverticulosis/IBS, and being almost 50 lbs overweight.
After wrapping up his sedentary responsibilities as a student Michael Dally committed to a career, free of degenerative work environments. After graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University he took a year off in pursuit of a vision. It was during this time that he received the inspiration to develop Earth Runners from the the Tarahumara Native American Indians of Northwestern Mexico. Since its launch in 2012 Earth Runners has been leaving its footprint in the minimalist footwear marketplace.