Category Archives: Personal Development

Reflections on my father and cancer

Note: Originally posted as “Foods for Inoperable Shrapnel” Considerations for Carcinogenic Substances in the Body   In May 1996, at the age of 75, my father became a victim of pancreatic cancer. He was a World War II U.S. Army … Continue reading

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Daily detox: Happiness, Learning, and the Hacker Mindset

Let’s take a look at our happiness because being more happy will offer better immunity and therefore, less inclination to disease, longer life and ability to enjoy it. This week I was inspired by a brilliant 13 year old. Who is … Continue reading

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Where Health and Leadership cross paths Part 2

Writer’s note: If this one sounds familiar, it is another post from my archive, but it is also a follow up from last week’s post on the relationship between detox and leadership. The article below was originally titled, “Courage in … Continue reading

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Trouble complying with your plan?

What determines your successful compliance with a plan, whether it be a diet plan or otherwise, is your perceived benefit versus your perceived sacrifice. Do you understand the benefits? Do you believe the benefits outweigh (no pun intended) what you … Continue reading

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Bowel Gas and Carcinogenesis

Have you ever wondered how much damage you would do to yourself having to regularly hold your gas in? Then for your benefit, we return again this week to Michael Weiner, a nutritionist and doctor of ethno-medicine, whose book “The … Continue reading

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Laugh Long and Often to Boost Your Immune System

We really do need to laugh more often. Whether it is to keep us healthy or to establish an inviting atmosphere at home or at the office, taking lighthearted approach can reap great benefits. From How to Treat and Prevent … Continue reading

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Is there a cancer-prone personality?

The following is an excerpt from the book Maximum Immunity (Weiner 1986). Weiner cites several sources linking psychological factors to cancer. I am posting this to help further your understanding that detoxifying your health does not only include nutritious organic … Continue reading

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