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By the time I was twenty-one, I was ready to suicide. My enthusiasm for psychedelic drugs had led to speed-addiction, alcoholism, anarchy and paranoia. My health was shot and my relationships were screwed. Each day my life felt a bit more meaningless, empty and depressed. I’m grateful for that experience now though, because it launched my lifelong quest for health
After years of suffering from insomnia, I now fall asleep at 9.30pm and, most nights, sleep right through to the morning. It is the most blissful feeling and I’ll never take sleep for granted again. Sleep seemed out of reach for me for years until I discovered that there is a system to it. Anyone can apply this and get
I regularly treat retirees who are unhappy and suffering from anxiety, fear and depression. They believe these conditions, and all their other physical symptoms, are just part of ageing. They’re not! They are primarily lifestyle related and can be significantly improved by doing the following: Take herbal formulas to stop the decline of bodily functions Create a sense of progress
A purposeful life is a happy one but plenty of people have no idea what their purpose is. Lots of people buy success books, write down their goals every day but then continue to live their normal 9-5 life and not much happens. The secret is to build your chi and your intent. Just writing goals down (intent) will often
Coffee is good for you, if you know how to use it. If you regularly drive around in your car with a coffee or wander into the office clutching a triple-shot long black, or even turn up at a friend’s place with your own coffee already in hand, you probably have a caffeine dependency. It already seems like the
Toxins build-up in our bodies from all sorts of sources including junk foods, stimulants, stress, overwork, negative thoughts and pollution. This makes us feel tired, stagnant, bloated, negative, emotionally weak and irritable. Once you start feeling like this it is natural to seek change. New detox diets spring up all the time to cater to this, by offering that feeling
Hundreds of millions of people use marijuana. It is the most popular, but also the most paradoxical drug. Beliefs about marijuana vary from it being harmless to it being a dangerous and addictive gateway drug. Some use it for years without noticing any side-effects, while others become paranoid or even psychotic within a very short time
Like many people, I believed that being vegetarian automatically meant being more healthy. Numerous studies have identified weight-loss, lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, and increased longevity as some of the benefits of being vegetarian.