The food we eat can have a significant impact on our sleep quality, and understanding the relationship between nutrition and sleep is essential for improving sleep hygiene.
Meet Dr Gary Richter Dr. Gary Richter, DVM, is a distinguished veterinarian, author of newly launched books Longevity for Dogs and Longevity for Cats, international
Oxygen therapy has emerged as a promising treatment for COVID-19 patients, helping to improve oxygenation and reduce the risk of complications.
While many of us may not give much thought to when we go to bed or wake up, the truth is that our sleep cycles
Those in quarantine for the last several months have been wrestling.
Wrestling with their mental health, physical health, spiritual, and emotional health.
And anyone who has tried to tackle all of them at once probably started right where they should have: the gut. The gut’s trillions of microbes are responsible for so
Think, for a moment, about questionnaires you fill out at your doctor’s office… Are you now or have you ever been a smoker? Do you live in a house built before 1978? How often do you experience anxiety or depression? These questions may appear unrelated to one another… but in
Artists make up less than 2% of the workforce. And because of the framework through which we view “careers”, that percentage makes sense. To be considered part of the workforce as an artist, you must make your living by art. In the Western world, “being an artist” doesn’t make a
On October 10, 1992, an important tradition became a part of the fabric of America’s collective consciousness.
The World Federation of Mental Health began celebrating Mental Health Day.
In the past nearly 30 years since Mental Health Day was launched, much has changed.
In 1996, a law was passed forcing insurance companies to
Diet and Nutrition
We can gain valuable insights into the factors that contribute to the quality and availability of this essential grain by studying it
In this article, we’ll delve into the strategies and practices that can help you enhance your cognitive abilities and achieve a state of heightened focus.
Meet Dr Gina Dr. Gina Nick is a world-renowned Naturopathic Physician, Researcher, and Formulator based in Newport Beach, California. With a dedication to holistic wellness, she’s known for her expertise in treating a wide range of health concerns, from autoimmune diseases to addiction recovery, anxiety, and more. After graduation from
About Dr. Kavita Desai, Pharm. D., Revivele Founder. As an accomplished hospital-based pharmacist and the founder of the women’s health platform Revivele, Dr. Kavita Desai, Pharm. D. spent 13 years as a clinical pharmacist before pivoting to focus on preventative women’s healthcare. She established Revivele with a mission to fill the
By being aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions, we can make intentional choices that promote overall well-being.
“A monk and a lawyer walked into a bar …” A conversation about branding, marketing and business with Peter Hoppenfeld
About Peter Hoppenfeld. Peter Hoppenfeld is widely recognized as the “go to” attorney and advisor in the representation of direct marketers, speakers, authors, information marketers, “thought leaders,” entrepreneurs and domestic and international training companies and their founders in all aspects of their legal and business affairs. Peter is a seasoned
At the Urban Monk, our dedicated team is here to help you improve your overall well-being through our unique approach to holistic living.
About Alex Howard. Alex Howard is Founder & Chairman of The Optimum Health Clinic (OHC), one of the world’s leading integrative medicine clinics. With a team of 25 full time practitioners supporting thousands of patients in 50+ countries, the OHC team integrates a therapeutic coaching approach with functional nutrition. Alex is
Much like manicured and homogenized lawns and yards, golf courses are something of an oddity when considered within the context of the natural world. Since
There’s nothing quite as heartbreaking as watching insidious invasive forces strangle the life out of the garden you’d built from nothing. Well, there are plenty
It’s almost time to start harvesting your spring veggies and considering your fall haul. Mid-July to early August is the beginning of the fall planting
These tiny organisms play a vital role in your overall health and well-being, influencing everything from your immune system to your mood.
Introduction The human body contains trillions of microorganisms collectively known as the microbiome, which plays a vital role in maintaining our overall health and well-being.
The health industry in the Western world is one of the strongest profit machines ever invented. Thanks to Nixon’s 1973 Health Maintenance Organization act, doctors, health insurance companies, clinics, and hospitals could begin to function for profit… And the diagnosis game was never the same. Privatizing pharmaceuticals meant that emphasis
If you’re like most stable, 9 in the morning til 5 in the evening, two hour daily commute Americans, the word “habit” is probably used most in terms of something you’d like to quit. Smoking… drinking… eating junk food… For those forward-thinking progressive people intent on self-actualization, you may find
Wednesday, we talked about some of the effects of the coronavirus. Not the medical and political effects – you watch the news. We don’t need to tell you what you already know. But the spiritual, emotional, and mental effects. Especially in terms staying connected to the rhythm wave of our
The internet is saturated with advice on how to manicure your body and finetune it like a microchip — washboard abs, Madonna arms, digestive purges, leg day, chest day, back sculpting, squat thrusts, etc.
In the noise, you may find yourself confused about where to start and what’s important.
The truth is,
Burnout can make you feel drained, hopeless, and helpless, and can negatively impact your overall quality of life.
In this blog post, we’ll discuss five effective stress-management techniques that can help you lead a healthier and happier life.
Sleep is essentially the Fountain of Youth. You can’t be healthy if you’re not getting it and if you’re really suffering with insomnia, you’re falling apart each week you don’t take steps to fix this issue.
Yeah, it’s that important.
Sleep helps repair neurons in the brain, helps replace dead or failing
As humans, we often underestimate the power of taking a nap. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life and forget to prioritize rest. However, research has shown that taking a short nap can provide numerous benefits to our overall health and well-being. Why
If you had to guess, out of all the falsehoods and fibs and omissions in the history of the world… What would you say is the greatest lie ever told? Okay, okay, I’ll tell you. For late risers, it’s a no-brainer. “I’ll get up early and do that.” You see,
Have you ever wondered why it feels so good to cross something off of your list? There’s a psychological principle, known as the “Zeigarnik effect,” named for its discoveress Bluma Zeigarnik, that comes close to addressing why. You see, we tend to remember things we need to do better than
In this article, we delve into the depths of this sixth love language and explore its profound impact on our connections with others.
Do you ever feel like you’re running on fumes, but you keep pushing forward anyway? Maybe you’re burning the midnight oil at work, trying to
Right now, you’re stuck in a financial paradigm. Paradigms are cognitive frameworks. They’re the belief systems in which you function. Paradigms can be grand, sweeping systems, like the internet paradigm most of us live in.
Ask most entrepreneurs the secret to their success, and before they say generational wealth, they’ll likely say “compartmentalization.”
What that means simply is the ability to break down information and tasks into discrete parts.
For example, “writing
And make no mistake – if you have any money at all, you are a money manager. Those of us not ranked among the financial 1% may not consider our relationships with money… well, managed. But
If therapy were vital for you to have a healthy retirement forty years from now, would you still do it? Or do you only do it because it gives you an outlet now to metabolize your feelings