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Dr Karen

Love Your Brain!

According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary health is the condition of being of sound body, mind and spirit; or freedom from physical disease or pain.  While that may be true,  I much prefer the definition of optimal health by Dr Molly Maloof: Optimal Health is “the ability to adapt and self-manage in

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Dr Karen

Happiness – its more elusive than we think

Ask almost anyone what they want for their life, and more often than not the answer boils down to some version of “I just want to be happy.”  In fact, we do all the things we do because we believe it will ultimately make us happy. HAPPINESS CONFUSION  The word

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Dr Karen

A No Journal

I follow blogs and podcasts from Peter Attia, MD.  If you are interested in hearing a podcast that gets into the nitty gritty details of longevity – his podcast The Drive, is all about the Science and Art of Longevity.  Be forewarned though, his podcasts do not shy away from

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Dr Karen

Sleep – mandatory, not a luxury

Sleep… it’s almost become a four letter word! Whenever life gets busy, the first casualty is sleep.  Just one more thing added to the day, just knock off 20 minutes in the morning… Just one more email to answer… skimp on the slumber.  Sleep deprivation is rampant in society –

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Dr Karen

Longevity – Intrigued and conflicted

I have been thinking a lot lately about longevity.  The deeper I delve into the various factors which contribute to longevity, the more intrigued, yet conflicted I become. Intrigued because longevity is very much a doable goal. Conflicted because generally speaking, as a society, we are living longer, but not

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Dr Karen

Six reasons why we over eat

If like most human beings in this exceptional time of uncertainty, you are frequenting the fridge and the pantry and find yourself over eating and/or snacking incessantly, rest assured you are not alone.  And guess what?  It’s NOT YOUR FAULT. Here’s six reasons why we over eat. Well-intended But Wrong

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