We are a nation of mouth breathers. Well, a large portion of us is, anyway. And when I say mouth breather, I’m referring to people that breathe in and out of their mouth most of the time, sometimes unknowingly. This is not what the mouth
Aging. It’s a process in life that we’re all going through- right from the second we’re born. Although aging isn’t actually a disease, it does bring many risks. Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and cancer are just a few examples. But what if everything we think
Living inside every person are trillions of microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other life forms. These microorganisms are collectively known as the microbiome. If each one of us put in some real effort to understand the microbiome and how it related to our health,
What’s in your underwear? Have you really thought about it? You should. The fabric around our most sensitive skin could be negatively impacting our health in a big way. Instead of cheap, toxic fabrics, we should be focusing our energy on incorporating strong, sustainable fabrics
There are over 9 billion metric tons of plastic on the planet today. That figure sounds massive because every single piece of plastic ever made still exists today. It doesn’t go anywhere, guys. It doesn’t dissolve, it doesn’t disappear, it stays with us, in one
When you’re firmly in the grasp of a disease like addiction, maintaining healthy eating habits isn’t high on the priority list. After months or even years of extreme substance abuse, combined with a terrible diet, your health can suffer dramatically. Diabetes, heart conditions, cancers, and
25% of the bones and joints in our bodies are located in your feet and ankles. We also have over 200,000 nerve endings on the sole of each foot. The athletic shoe industry would have us believe we need to wrap our feet in padding
Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” When it comes to having morning and evening rituals, nothing could be more accurate. On a recent episode of The Darin Olien Show, I managed to catch a moment with the guru of biohacking, Ben Greenfield.
The standard American diet is killing us. It’s full of processed, empty-calorie foods that spike up our blood sugar, causing us to pack on the pounds. It’s not just making us overweight, it’s killing us. On a recent episode of The Darin Olien Show, I
In life, there tends to be a positive and a negative side. The sad thing is, most of us focus on one more than the other. Holding on to the negatives can create roadblocks that prevent us from evolving and enjoying the positives. So, to
There’s a lot of pain in the world right now, a lot of anger and unrest. Adults are fighting with each other constantly. Everyone seems divided. What if a lot of problems aren’t getting solved because we’re coming at them from a childish perspective?
There’s a difference between being fearless and courageous. It can be so terrifying to speak your mind, especially in today’s divisive world. You should do it anyway. On a recent episode of The Darin Olien Show, I sat down with my friend, Ronsley Vaz. Our
Our hectic, over-stimulated modern-day lives have created the perfect breeding ground for keeping our pulses racing and energy flowing. I’m talking about stress. While we need stress to survive, consistently being in that zone really isn’t good for your health. When stress gets deep enough,
The Amazon rainforest has more than 80,000 plant species, with a staggering 40,000 of those playing a critical role in regulating the globe’s climate. For Westerners, about 25% of all modern drugs we use derive from rainforest plants- which is insane. Then there’s the added