"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."—Franklin D. Roosevelt When met with huge changes or challenges, losing perspective can be tempting. It's common to find yourself scrambling to make sense of an unexpected event such as a death or breakup, but this scrambling can lead you down a path of spiraling emotions that ultimately don't serve you or anyone else around you. Whether we admit it or not, when faced with emotional stress, most of us need help i
When it comes to the most important lifestyle factors for optimal health, light exposure takes the cake. Sure, food and exercise are important. But did you know that being exposed to artificial light can change what your body does with the food you eat? Recent research has linked artificial light exposure to cancer, obesity, diabetes and heart disease. This is a crucial concept to understand because most of us are exposed to artificial light on a 24-hr basis. We sleep with ou
Here we go again. The American Heart Association released a report this week urging Americans avoid coconut oil due to its saturated fat content. Joe weighs in on this report and sheds light on cholesterol and inflammation as they relate to heart disease. Aside from going on a rant about saturated fat and cholesterol, Joe answers listener questions about various topics including workouts for beginners, chiropractic care, intermittent fasting, late-night snacking and stress. T
If you have been jogging in an attempt to lose weight but not seeing any results, there's a reason for that. Traditional cardio approaches like moderate intensity jogging is not an effective weight loss tool. HIIT exercises such tabatas have been shown to be far more effective at losing stubborn belly fat than traditional cardio. In episode 36 of the podcast, you'll learn about "the cardio myth" and much more as Joe answers listener questions that were submitted on Facebook.
Remember when we told you that we were going to take a break from podcasting for a month? Yeah, we sort of lied. Not only are we back on the mic but we are back better than ever with an all-star list of guests lined up for May. In episode 32 of the podcast however, it’s just Joe and Amber in studio sharing three ways to stop fitting in and explaining how to start stepping into your own unique greatness. Some key takeaways include: Create what you wish existed Find a healthy b
Ever think that your cosmetic products could be making you fat? Chances are that at some point today, you used a skin product that contains classified "obesogens," which can activate your fat genes. On average, both men and women use around 9 personal care products daily, leaving us exposed to around 126 different ingredients constantly. This practice can have dire consequences on our health, specifically the health of our skin. As our body's largest organ, our skin can act a