Growing up, I simultaneously loved and hated the holidays. I loved the holidays because it gave me more time to play video games and I got games as holiday gifts. I hated the holidays because of family obligations (family meals, family outings, etc.) when all I wanted to do was game. I would be physically […]
Gaming Disorder prevention plan for the weekends and holidays: How to keep your loved one from vanishing into a gaming disorder
The 5 uses of video games as parenting tools: How they work and how they backfire to create gaming disorder
Parents want their kids engaged and interested in video games so that video games can be tools for behavior and time-management. The observations below come from multiple interactions with parents, adults who spend time with children, conversations with patients who have game-addicted children, and reflections on my personal history with my parents and my former […]
How would you know you’re (or someone you care about) plays too many hours of video games? Are you a problem gamer? Do you have gaming disorder? Do you know someone that is? Where would your life be in the next 6-12 months if you gamed less? […]
Podcast #1: Personalized gene profiles for optimal diet and health – with Dr. Paul Beaver, PhD of Fitgenes, creator of the Carbchoice AMY1 profile
This was my flagship podcast. I was thrilled to have Dr. Paul Beaver of www.Fitgenes.com as my first guest who is the Chief Science Officer at Fitgenes, a functional genetics lab in Australia. It was a great first episode, and as expected there were a few hiccups along the way with some sound issues, […]
This unique presentation covers 16 separate diets, including the latest methodology to determine your diet: Genetics. CarbChoice is a unique genetic test done out of Australia that determines your ‘Carb tolerance’. Learn more by watching the video. There is a special offer at the end of the video.
What is root an addiction? Is it genes? Is it habit? Is it one’s childhood? Is it a chemical imbalance? Is it bad luck? Is it a brain disease? Is it an access issue, where the vice is just too easy to access? Is it lack of willpower? This article covers the revolutionary new approach […]
On “Reset Me with Dr. C” (adrenal fatigue podcast) discussing adrenal fatigue and video gaming disorder
So thrilled to be on Dr. Alan Christianson’s “Reset Me with Dr. C”, discussing video games and adrenal fatigue (yes, there is a connection, particularly for the 35+ female crowd that plays a lot of the casual games like candy crush, diner dash, etc.). Listen here, just 16 minutes, on iTunes.
I’m on the radio with Heather Morgan discussing video game addiction and gaming disorder.. “BodyTalk Radio” with Heather Morgan: “How to know if you have a video game addiction” Here’s from Heather’s Facebook page: I’m SO excited to announce that my co-host, Trish Ward fromThePrimeLifeRX, and I will be speaking with Dr. Sam Shay, […]
There are multiple causes of adrenal fatigue, both chronic stressors and acute/extreme moments in time. The problem is that both types of stressors are additive. Usually what happens is that people have several chronic stressors for several years, then a major stressful event happens (fired from a job, sudden death in the family, car accident, […]
I grew up next to Heartbreak Hill, the famous last stretch of the Boston Marathon. I remember when I was about 6, I stood on the corner watching the marathon with my mother. I turned to her and said, “Mommy, why do they look sick?” She (a medical doctor) said, “No, they’re healthy, they are […]
It may not be dehydration, but your body’s self-defense mechanism to safe-guard your brain…
“Once you’ve questioned a stressful thought, you don’t have to let go of it. It lets go of you.” —Byron Katie The Work of Byron Katie is coming to Hamilton, NZ for a 2-day workshop from Friday evening (25th) to Sunday evening (27th) of September. The Work of Byron Katie is an invitation to question […]