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Day 12

Welcome to day 12 of my 30 days to sobriety. Today was (again) content I am familiar with; it focused on the power of your subconscious mind. Which is not always swimming with you. I see my subconscious a bit like a super powerful beast, that is very obedient and has a photographic memory – […]

Bad Science: A review

Bad Science by Ben Goldacre. (2009)  Farrar, Straus and Giroux New York. Goldacre opens his Bad Science book with the promise that by the end you’ll be able to win any science-y argument you choose (from MMR vaccines to cancer preventing super vegetables). This is a big ask, too big perhaps? After a total of […]

How are Habits Formed?

When behaviors are repeated in consistent settings (places, times, with certain peeps, etc.) they become automatic responses, that is, they become habits. So how do habits form? How long do they take to form? How is this different with each person? And how important is reward (or reinforcement) in this process? Let’s talk rewards first […]

SIBO & MMC – Part III: When things go bad

This is part three of a five-part series. The parts are: What is the MMC and why we care What Influences the MMC When things go bad with the MMC Healing with drugs and herbs Healing with lifestyle measures Recap MMC stands for Migrating Motor Complex.  The MMC is the ‘housekeeper’ of your gastrointestinal tract. […]