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Warning: I’m Being Completely Blunt in This One

I recently heard a horrifying statistic about this country.  Twelve percent of the population of this country is considered healthy right now.  Health is not a priority among our people.  If that doesn’t become completely obvious by seeing this statistic then nothing will.  Eighty-eight percent of our people.  Unhealthy.  Look around.  It’s obvious.   Is…

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Life then Liberty Within the Pursuit of Happiness

Life Our Declaration of Independence talks about the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that we all share in this country.  Our most recent generations have been shown by our elders the benefit and the necessity to protect our Liberty at all costs. It appears to me today that many of us…

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My Return from Frustrating and Mysterious Health Problems

As many of you know, it was only a couple of years ago that I was struggling with my health- chronic joint pain, eczema, digestive issues and sudden weight loss. Being someone who was so willing to make changes to improve my situation, this was a frustrating and scary time as I was trying everything…

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Crowding Out Dramatically Outshines Deprivation

At Total Life Concept we will not ask that you deprive yourself of anything, we operate according to a philosophy that is more efficient and effective than this obsolete, old and ineffective way things have been done before.     “Crowding Out” is a methodology that works really well for someone like me.  I don’t like…

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Habit Change is an Adventure Not a Destination

Let’s go on an adventure. Let’s call this adventure “Your Path to Optimal Wellness.” This isn’t a vacation- where you know exactly the dates you’ll get there, how you’ll get there and what you’ll do once you get there. No, this is an ADVENTURE. A journey where it’s going to take some navigating, time, growth…

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How Long It Actually Takes to Change a Habit

Let’s get real here.   What if we told you that it’s no fault of your own that you’ve failed past diets, exercise programs, and health goals?  Well, it’s time we are honest about how long it takes to lose 10 pounds, change to a plant-based diet, cut the soda habit, or [insert your pesky…

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How I Learned the Importance of Breathing Well

The Life Changing Day As an aspiring young fitness professional in the early 90s, I stumbled across a gentleman named John Douillard from Boulder, CO. He was a presenter at a convention in Copper Mountain and I was fortunate to get some one-on-one time with him.  He took me out to the running track and…

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6 Health Reasons Not to be a Mouth-breather

It turns out that our nose is on our face for more reasons than sneezing, smelling the roses and blowing!  It also gets the job of being our primary breathing apparatus. Here are six reasons to focus on using your nose for most of your breathing.  Hydration– When we take in oxygen through the nose,…

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Insomnia: What is Sleep Anyways?

As a physician, I get asked frequently about insomnia.  I also get to see what happens as a result of sleep deprivation and the multitude of opportunities for suffering that accompany this increasing problem.  Many resources are available for attempting to find the cause of why you are having trouble falling asleep and/or staying asleep.…

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