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Burnout Prevention and Defense Tips

Posted On Aug 20, 2013

In our previous blog, we showed you what the 4 stages of burnout feel like. Now we move on to the good stuff: things you can do to avoid and counteract burnout. Burnout Prevention and Defense Tips Never eat starchy carbohydrates (breads, pastas) by themselves. Reduce or avoid  caffeine, sugar, alcohol and white flour products. As harsh…

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The Four Stages of Burnout

Posted On Aug 08, 2013

According to Wikipedia, burnout is a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work. These are the 4 typical stages of burnout. I invite you to read each one carefully and see if any sound like you. You can also view my burnout checklist to see if you could be heading…

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Dr. Bakker’s 7 Tips for Dealing with Tension and Anxiety

Posted On Aug 03, 2013

1. Talk it over Why do you think many people come to see health-care practitioners? This is because every patient will naturally talk about the physical symptoms they have, but will also launch into how they feel emotionally and issues they face with family, friends and employers. Many confide about what is bugging them, and by…

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Are Sad Kids Sick Kids? Immunity and Emotional Health

Posted On Jul 18, 2013

Despite your best efforts, do you feel like your child(ren) gets sick more often than other kids? Does it feel like he or she get sick at certain times throughout the year, without fail? Does your child experience recurrent cough, asthma or eczema? A less effective or poor-performing immune system can have many causes, such…

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Why Do I Have to Feel Worse Before Feeling Better?

Posted On Jul 02, 2013

It seems cruel, but sometimes it seems like your body punishes you for doing the right thing. For example, many people, when starting their journey to battle adrenal fatigue, start to feel worse before feeling better. They’re watching their diet, monitoring their lifestyle to eliminate and reduce stress, supplementing with good nutrients, yet are worse…

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Improving Your Adrenal Function to Reduce Inflammation

Posted On Jun 20, 2013

This is a continuation of a previous article – Click here to read Part 1 on the link between inflammation, adrenal function and autoimmune disorders With inflammation, it is in your best interest to improve your adrenal function to its maximum potential. Let’s look at 3 key ways to achieve this: 1: Diet and Lifestyle…

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Autoimmunity, Inflammation and Adrenal Function

Posted On Jun 18, 2013

 Many people see inflammation as a disease process, but inflammation is a natural response of our body’s immune system—a process that brings the necessary resources required to a specific area to fight an infection or heal an injury. But an unneeded inflammatory response can be very damaging and even destructive, and many now believe that…

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Dr. Wilson’s Criteria for Effective Immune Enhancers

Posted On Jun 04, 2013

The human immune system is a magnificent and well-coordinated network of cells, organs, glands, and physiological processes. Nearly every cell, organ and tissue in the body is involved either directly or indirectly in the immune process. A portion of this elaborate network of immune defense is functional at birth (innate immunity) and the rest develops…

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Finding Your Happy: 6 Things Proven to Increase Happiness

Posted On May 14, 2013

It’s often argued that happiness is mostly determined by things out of our control, like our genetic makeup. I think this may be true to some degree, but I believe happiness is something we can create on a daily basis. The human mind is a very powerful tool, and I firmly believe that you are…

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Three Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Relieve Stress (That Actually Work)

Posted On Apr 22, 2013

Trying to manage stress on a daily basis can often feel like a full time job in itself. In addition to the actual stress, there are loud advertisements and popular trends that you must do now in order to have a long, healthy life while losing weight and gaining friends. Many products promise quick and…

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