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Connection: “Bees need a Hive; Humans need a Tribe”

As we enter into May and Bermuda Heritage Month, it got me to thinking about all of the wonderful experiences we share together here in Bermuda. We connect for our beloved Bermuda Day Parade, following Gombeys around and wondering how you are going to get back home. There is the half-marathon runners to cheer on, camping out to claim your race/parade

Bathe your cells: hydration 101

I’m sure you have all heard… drink your 8 glasses of water a day. That may not even be enough! It comes down to lifestyle and of course genetics. Just A Few Water Facts The human body is more than 60 percent water. Blood is 92 percent water, the brain and muscles are 75 percent

Eating Healthy isn’t just about WHAT you eat, it’s HOW you eat.

How many meals did you eat on the go today? Why did you choose the foods you ate? To satisfy your hunger or your emotions? Today most of the discussion around healthy eating has focused on WHAT we eat, but what about HOW we eat? We all hear about the latest must have superfoods, and

Keeping it Natural: Deodorant

It’s been at least 7 years since I’ve been using natural deodorant. I DIDN’T NEED MUCH CONVINCING TO MAKE THE SWITCH! My diet was already clean, so it made sense that I should continue to reduce the chemical load on my body through my skin care products. I first experimented with a few of the

WILLpower

WILLpower The other day I found myself feeling a bit discouraged.  I had received some news about my medical practice that, at the time, seemed disappointing.  Later that day, I happened to start reading a new book.  In the first chapter, the author tells a story that occurred during the era of segregation, of a

Let’s Practice!

The word Practice means a lot… and I find myself using this word every day.   When you hear the word practice, what do you think about? Do you hear your parents saying, “Keep practicing” Or your grandparents saying “practice makes perfect?” Or how about one of the many awesome quotes about practicing like, “There

100 % Responsibility

First, I must apologize. This blog has passed its deadline.  My colleagues were very patient and I should thank them for that.  At first it was just so much pressure to follow well researched scientific blog posts on muscle conditions or Hey world I’m pregnant but, a friend suggested that by comparing my blogging abilities

Psychological Benefits of Exercise

We often hear about the physical benefits of exercise but there are also psychological benefits. Did you know that engaging in a moderate amount of physical activity will result in improved mood and emotional states? Exercise can promote psychological well-being as well as improve quality of life. The following are common psychological benefits gained through

Eating Humble Pie: My Journey to Discovering Obesity Medicine

      Eating Humble Pie: My Journey to Discovering Obesity Medicine       Like many other eager students, when I first entered medical school, I had many preconceived notions of how I was going to save people’s lives. I thought perhaps I would be that Surgeon with superiorly gifted hands, or successfully resuscitate the guy who’s

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