April 12, 2015

Heart Rate Variability as an Indicator of Heart Health

February is a month to pay homeage to the heart. My health newsletter this month is about Heart Rate Variability, a vital sign for the measurement of accumulated emotional and mental stress. Read about it at my blog: www.soulfulscience.tumblr.com. Huffington Post writes about heart rate variability in the last paragraph of this tagged article about handling stress, offering their new, free app” GPS for the Soul to track the phenomenon […]
March 17, 2015

Underestimated and Overlooked: The Genius Nature of Our Bodies ( Part One of Three)

While our minds may be focused on business at hand, like tax preparation or getting through traffic, our bodies are centered on keeping all systems balanced.  Each and every day, our bodies adjust  to our every need.  Most of the time, we are not only unaware of these subtle shifts, but are outwardly frustrated and fearful about them as well, because we do not understand them.  As our thoughts begin […]
April 6, 2014

Custom Fit Community Health Care

Here in KY, there is a “Kentucky Proud” approach to choosing local, artisan products when possible. There is a gained trust in the product, and the craftsman. Medical care should fit and serve the community that surrounds it in a similar way, taking into account the particular needs of the community it serves. We are in an embryonic state in our advancement towards this, but it is a vision I […]
March 30, 2014

The New Culture of Healthcare Reform

Bravo to Nina Nashif, founder of Healthbox, who designed an ecosystem for healthcare innovations to meet support and move to implementation QUICKLY. This is unheard of in most healthcare development circles, and mirrors the high tech business acceleration culture in it’s design. As a result, true healthcare reform is being formed from the inside out; as it should. Nina is highlighted in this Entrepreneur women to watch article. http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230351
March 23, 2014

The Resurgence of an Ancient Philosophy

In Ariana Huffington’s new book, “Thrive,” an old concept is being made new again; that nothing in the outside world is the key to our peace. Great leaders of the past, like Marcus Aurelius, and countless others, wrote their version of this wisdom for their own generations to follow. http://www.dailygood.org/story/680/marcus-aurelius-and-the-key-to-happiness-carolyn-gregoire/