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3 Ways To BioHack Your Pain – Part 2

by Kusha Karvandi In the last post, we explored the pain response, and how your brain perceives pain.  We continue here with a more updated theory of pain, along with drills that will help you to retrain your brain. In the late 1960s, researchers Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall proposed the Gate Control Theory of […]

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3 Ways To BioHack Your Pain – Part 1

by Kusha Karvandi The term “Biohacking” sometimes is accompanied with pejorative connotations. But humans have been biohacking their biology since the beginning of time. We carved tools, gathered specific medicinal herbs, and even learned new languages in order to progress ourselves as a species. We’ve mastered the art of biohacking – discovering shortcuts to our […]

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Feng Shui Your Kitchen For A Healthier You

By Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH Whenever you want to make a change in your life, “move 27 things” says an old Chinese proverb. It may sound a bit crazy, or simplistic, but you’ll be amazed how much truth is in that one statement. For 20 years I’ve been practicing and teaching the principles of […]

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Biohacking Your Fitness by Harnessing the Power of the Brain – Vision and Inner Ear Balance

by Kusha Karvandi As I mentioned previously, training your muscles/joints is only training one system. And you will get the best results with a three-pronged approach. Vision and inner ear balance (vestibular) Since your brain prioritizes information from your eyes and inner ear before everything else, making sure these systems are working correctly is a […]

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Biohacking Your Fitness by Harnessing the Power of the Brain – Muscles and Joints

by Kusha Karvandi When people think of fitness they think of hours spent on a treadmill, pumping iron, and calorie-counting. Few, however, would consider vision exercises part of their fitness. But exercises like these that influence activation patterns in the brain are an absolute must for anyone looking to optimize their strength, flexibility, hormones, and […]

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Be Prepared: Crisis ABC’s

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC We would all agree that part of the human experience is dealing with the unknowns that are lurking around the corner. Unfortunately, we cannot always predict these circumstances nor prepare for their arrival. Dealing with crisis can be stressful, exhausting, anxiety provoking and overwhelming. They are capable of completely tapping […]

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Avoiding Information Overload

by Scott Kraus Have you ever left your cell phone at home, only to feel a bit lighter throughout the day? It can be very liberating to not have something beep at you all day. And if you have a smartphone, suppressing that urge to check your notifications will free up a surprisingly large portion […]

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Is Clutter Holding You Back? Cut Through the Clutter in 3 Steps

As you know, clutter comes in many contexts, and it can be equally troublesome in all of them!  Don’t you feel stressed-out when you walk into a room that has stuff piled high on every surface?  Or when your head is cluttered with too many thoughts and worries… The co-founder of MeQuilibrium, Jan Bruce, shares […]

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The Habit That Drives Other Habits

Let’s face it:  more and more evidence points to meditation being a great way deal with stress, become mindful and become healthier. But what many people don’t realize is that meditation is perhaps the most important habit to incorporate into your life if you want to change other habits.Take negative thoughts, for example.  How can […]

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Will Quantified Self Grow to Quantified Business?

Quantified Self, if you are not familiar with the term, is one that came out of the biohacking world, and was coined by Wired Magazine editors Gary Wolf and Keven Kelly (we love Wired!). It has to do with using technology to gather data in various ways, including use of wearable sensors and bluetooth connectivity […]

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