The Urban Monk Podcast is a virtual platform that taps into the offerings of ancient wisdom, translating the insights of various sources into information which the modern-day individual can understand and utilize.
In this article, we’ll dive into the details of VO2 max, including what it is, how it’s measured, and why it’s important for athletes and
Here are some tips to help you transform your bedroom into a peaceful oasis and get the restful night’s sleep you deserve.
While the composition of the microbiome is unique to each individual, there are certain patterns that emerge as we age.
Leo Baekeland likely had no idea what he’d done when he dropped his invention into the global market in 1907. Bakelite, the very first mass-produced synthetic plastic, reconfigured the universe in a way no one had ever considered was possible. Maybe he even thought his invention would prove beneficial for
Open your cleaning supply closet and grab any bottle in there.
Flip it over and read the list of chemicals contained.
Do you recognize any of those names?
And if you don’t recognize the names, is it remotely possible that you know how those chemicals are affecting you?
Most of us (around 100 million, at least) know how much we’re willing to pay for thoughtless convenience — about $120 a year.
That’s what Amazon charges for its Prime service at last count. In case you’ve been untouched by the creepy, instant, and isolating reach of Prime’s witchy long-reaching fingers,
You don’t need a scientist to tell you that fast food is not a healthy choice. Empty calories? Check. Heavy in trans fat, light in nutrition? Check. The exact opposite of mindful and grateful eating? Check. But it’s important to understand that not only is fast food not good for
Diet and Nutrition
Research has shown that the health of our gut microbiome may play a crucial role in determining how we age.
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.
It’s essential for employers to prioritize their employees’ well-being by offering support and resources to help them maintain a healthy work-life balance, reduce stress, and prevent burnout.
The immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend the body against foreign invaders, such as bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens. One of the key players in this system is the inflammatory response, which is a type of immune response that helps
Meet Sarah Intelligator Sarah is the author of “Live, Laugh, Find True Love: A Step-By-Step Guide to Dating and Finding a Meaningful Relationship, By a Divorce Attorney”. Raised by a mother who has practiced Family Law for almost thirty years, and still practices, Sarah feels as though she has been
Meet Dr Steven Gundry Dr. Steven Gundry MD, Heart Surgeon, New York Times Bestseller, Host of The Dr. Gundry Podcast. Dr. Steven Gundry is one of the world’s top cardiothoracic surgeons and a pioneer in nutrition. He hosts top-rated health show, The Dr. Gundry Podcast, is the Founder and Director
Oxygen therapy is a medical treatment that can improve your quality of life by increasing the amount of oxygen your body receives.
Meet Dr Dale Bredesen Dale Bredesen, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Caltech and his medical degree from Duke University. He served as resident and chief resident in neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and as postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Professor Stanley Prusiner.
It almost feels like if you say it out loud, you’ll jinx it. But the weather is starting to change for those of us in
What did people do when they felt anxious 300 years ago? Were they too uncivilized to recognize it? Did we consider it simply part of
Every generation has a tendency to decry the ignorance of the generations that came before it, and lament the progress of the generations that come
Antibiotics have been a game-changer in modern medicine, saving countless lives by fighting off bacterial infections. However, the use of antibiotics can also have unintended consequences on the gut microbiome.
These tiny organisms play a vital role in your overall health and well-being, influencing everything from your immune system to your mood.
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
A lot can happen in 42 days.
Habits form, people fall in love, zucchinis grow.
And according to recent research, the bacteria in the gut microbiome changes after only 42 days — or six weeks — of exercise. That’s without changing your diet, medication, or anything else.
A burgeoning field of study, the
The more we’ve moved humanity indoors, automated our skills away, and gotten our experience of the world filtered and sent to us through screens…
The more we’ve lost touch with some of the vital skills cavemen and prehistoric men learned in order to survive.
We’re only able to tell an automated device
It’s one of those expressions commonly misapplied as a balm to soothe frustrated dieters, sodium lovers, exercise fanatics, or health gurus. But when it comes down to defining it, most people are at something of a loss. Is it good? Is it bad? Aren’t we basically made of water – why
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 an essential part of our daily routine and is vital for maintaining optimal health. However, there are many myths surrounding the amount of sleep we need, which can lead to confusion and even sleep deprivation.
During our waking hours, we’re told to consider our posture. Our form when we’re exercising. How we lounge when we’re watching TV.
We’re told that it’s vital to concern ourselves with our spinal alignment, that we can seriously injure ourselves if we’re not careful, and that anything from the functioning of
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’re worried and you can’t sleep… Have a nightcap to unwind! Take some cough medicine. Eat a second helping. Pace the hallway. Squeeze your eyes shut. Give your social media one final scroll. Right? For a need that all humanity has in common, there are some pretty common misconceptions
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
Burning the candle at both ends may temporarily add to your bottom line. But you’re working hard, not smart.
And since you hear so much in the news about recessions, crashes, corrections, bear markets, post-pandemic economies…
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
While supreme organization (or Life Gardening, as we like to call it) requires singular vision and unity of purpose, it also requires disarming ourselves of bad habits (weeding, to continue the metaphor.) Not all of
Shifting commerce from in-person, cash closings to blockchain-enabled online exchanges sounds like it ought to clear up the highways and save the trees… But the reality is that our new fascination with digital dealings may