Category: health

Infographic: How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Life

Infographic: How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Life

I believe that childhood trauma has a significant and formative impact on who we become as adults. The impact can be mitigated by a supportive community during and following the trauma, but such support...

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Strange After watching The Perfect Storm I became a commercial fishing deckhand in Alaska for a summer. After watching some episodes of Fringe (see also Amazon) and Altered States (see also Amazon) I decided I wanted to experience a sensory deprivation chamber. What...

Fluidstance and the Thief

Fluidstance and the Thief

Occasionally folks reach out to me with a product or service they would like for me to review – Fluidstance was one of said companies. They told me they were shipping me The Level...

Soylent 2.0: A Better Meal Replacement?

Soylent 2.0: A Better Meal Replacement?

A Little Background I enjoy eating sometimes but oftentimes it is more of a chore. Unfortunately, eating is a necessity if I want to be healthy, energetic, productive. I’ve written about Soylent, a meal replacement...

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

I recently moved into a new part-time position which then became a full-time position and thereupon provided benefits including health insurance. Up until that point Sheila and I had been being hit with fairly...

Subscription Snacks: Graze vs. NatureBox

Subscription Snacks: Graze vs. NatureBox

I like subscriptions. My razors are by subscription, for a while my toothbrushes were by subscription. I’ve also subscribed to Soylent in the past and plan to again once 2.0 is released in October....

The Adjustable Standing Desk I Chose

The Adjustable Standing Desk I Chose

I’ve wanted a height adjustable, sit / stand desk forever. Yes, literally, forever. In 2012 I wrote an extensive survey of the sit/stand desk field of products and two years later when I still didn’t have...

Soylent: A Viable Meal Alternative?

Soylent: A Viable Meal Alternative?

The Journey to Soylent On June 27th, 2013 I began anticipating Soylent, talking about Soylent, impatiently waiting for Soylent to become available. I signed up for a week’s supply of Soylent on June 10th...

Infographic: Medications That Deplete Nutrients and How to Supplement Appropriately.

Infographic: Medications That Deplete Nutrients and How to Supplement Appropriately.

WellnessFX, a company I love and have talked about in the past, has released an infographic highlighting six medications that can deplete nutrients in one’s body. The medications are antacids, diabetes drugs, statins, antibiotics,...