Brad Lamm

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  • Hi-tech Hoopla

    The population of people who wear activity monitors continues to grow. It’s not hard to see why; they are trendy, popular among fitness enthusiasts, more comfortable with each generation, and they tell the world that you care about your health and fitness....Full Post
  • World Intervention Day: An Invitation to Change

    Dear Diary,
    I want to change...you?!!
    Me

    It's the conundrum of every human who is dying on the inside over a loved one’s struggle with life and the things that make it rough. Addiction is a common intervention target. You may be familiar with the television...Full Post
  • The Write Intervention

    Here’s a fun fact: writing personal stories and essays actually improves your quality of life. According to a recent New York Times article, putting pen to paper can improve mood disorders, reduce symptoms among certain cancer patients, improve a person’s health...Full Post
  • Superfoods Cycle 2015

    Kale and chia seeds hogged the superfoods spotlight in 2014, so this year I’m rooting for three new superstars I think will help us all on the path to whole body health. A disclaimer: I like pickles, so you’re going to see some picklish yumminess straight...Full Post
  • Wintertime SADness

    Most people love a winter wonderland but there could be something more menacing lurking beneath all that powdery white stuff. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D., is a form of depression that is related to changes in the seasons. It typically begins in...Full Post
  • Laugh Your Way to a Joyful Life

    Everyone knows that laughing makes you feel good. But can laughing actually strengthen the body’s immune system and combat disease? According to Indian physician Madan Kataria, laughing is the best medicine for a healthy body.

    In 1995, Dr. Kataria read...Full Post
  • Negativity: Why We Need It

    In American culture, we are all on a quest to find that happy sweet spot, expecting it will finally free us from the stress and negativity of our daily lives. Emotions like shame and anger have a bad reputation and we try our best to avoid them at all costs....Full Post
  • Loaded Weapons: Aisle 3

    I’m on the front of the gravest epidemic our country faces – obesity – and it’s tough out here I must tell you. Most of us have heard that added sugar, such as table sugar and the chemically manufactured high fructose corn syrup, are detrimental to a healthy...Full Post
  • The Healthy Habit Swap

    It’s FLASHBACK Tuesday: Remember 70’s TV Star KOJAK? Ever wonder why actor Telly Savalas always had a lollipop in his mouth? In the show, his character, Detective Kojak, was trying to stop smoking. Nobody argues for cigarettes as a healthy habit, but sugar...Full Post
  • WINTER TIME BLUES

    Shorter days. Colder weather. Winter straight ahead!

    With that cold and darkness comes a lot of people getting grey, and it’s not just you!

    Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of “grey” or depression occurring in countries far away from the equator...Full Post