Category Archives: manage depression

National Cancer Cases on the Rise – But So are Survival Rates

Last Updated:  July 9, 2019, Marc Woodard It is a fact that one or more factors – environmental toxins, poor diet, sedentary and other unhealthy lifestyle habits can cause cell mutation, formation of cancerous tumors and metastasis of those cells. Those at highest risk are those predisposed to cancer genetically. Are we all doomed to get cancer? The simple answer is NO. Ageless MirrorAthlete – Covers Cancer Prevention and So Much More… for sale at Amazon, B&N, iUniverse, (more…)

L-Tryptophan the Obesity, Depression & ADD Silver Bullet Solution?

Updated by Marc Woodard, 2/27/20 What is dietary Tryptophan and how can it help you lose weight and reduce anxiety? It is one of the 8 essential amino acids our bodies require to function correctly. It is found naturally in varying degrees within food we eat, such as red meat, milk, eggs, turkey, bananas and chocolate, etc. How does Tryptophan work to produce benefits for our bodies that could promote natural weight loss, reduce anxiety, (more…)

Personality Disorders, Treatment and Homeless Connection

Updated: 14 October 2018, by Marc Woodard Personality disorders (PD) are long-term chronic patterns of erratic behavior that will likely require a lifetime of care. Often this is a result of people who don’t seek behavioral therapy and drug intervention early on. Or are misdiagnosed and treated irrelevantly. Or don’t comply with prescribed treatment program(s). Chronic PD behaviors are also known to lead to homelessness. Especially when the individual is drug addicted and believes self-medication (more…)

Challenging Social Disability Expectation

Author: Marc Woodard on a 15 mile rural walk within/outside of hometown city limits Updated: 17 May 2015 I know many out there are hurting with disabling mental, spiritual and physical pain thinking there is nothing more that can be done to improve the situation. I do understand the feelings associated with loss of finances, immobility, productivity, loneliness, worth and dignity.  I’ve personally experienced these things during my own physical adversary and mobility challenge from 2003 (more…)

Recreational and Medical Marijuana Use Perspective

Life has many potential roads to travel. Which lifestyle path will you choose? It is very interesting to learn how attitudes have changed about  marijuana use since I was a kid. After speaking with local youth in two states (California and Oregon) regarding marijuana use… there is a nonchalant attitude regarding medicinal and recreational use of this natural weed. The common answers to my questions, “don’t you think marijuana will harm you in any way if you continue (more…)

Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain Connection

  Seek adventures in life. This will motivate you to stay active. How many of you have a tendency to stay up late and then eat too much before bed time?  Or do you lack a good night’s sleep because of daily stress, anxiety or snoring while you sleep?  Do you wake up with little energy and then eat too much throughout the day?  Believe it or not there is a connection between these causes (more…)

Is Weight Loss this Simple?

    Throughout the years working as a fitness consultant it never seized to amaze me how many people had the same fitness goal.  And I’m sure many can guess that goal.  Some I worked with were challenged with overweight problems and often sought a quick weight loss solutions to fix it.  However, most if not all fast result diet products and restrictive diet plans are not natural or safe for our organic body chemistry.  A (more…)

Incompatible Food and Drug Mixes

Many natural foods don’t mix well with medications Many don’t realize some foods can interact badly with prescription drugs when consumed together.  Those that fail to read the dietary warning’s listed on specific pharmaceutical labels, or disregard the prescription use instructions can cause risk to the body. Listed below are 7 common prescription drugs and foods that when consumed together can increase health risk and/or cause severe ill-health side effects.  There are many chemical reactions that (more…)