“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA rallied 7.7% to start the trading week. Sentiment was boosted by encouraging signs that the COVID-19 outbreak may be improving. The DJIA (+7.7%) and Russell 2000 (+8.2%) set the pace, followed by the NAS Comp (+7.3%) and S&P 500 (+7.0%). The positive bias was formed overnight in the […]

Nature Benefits Our Health

Nature Benefits Our Health

Humans’ alienation from nature can lead to “diminished use of the senses, attention difficulties and higher rates of physical and emotional illnesses” The evidence shows we can boost our health and well-being by taking time to revel in nature, and there is even research showing just how much time one should spend in nature to reap […]

Expose Yourself to Sunlight

Expose Yourself to Sunlight

The human body needs the light from the Sun in order to function well. Studies suggest a correlation between people who work after Midnight or in locations that have no natural light, like dark factories or mine shafts, and mental health issues, like depression, sleep disorders, and other cognitive problems. This is explained by their […]

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

FLASH: Proper Sleep Is Essential for Good Health When measured subjectively, data from 765,000 Americans showed that increases in nighttime temperatures increased self-reported nights of insufficient sleep. Other research also found that high temperatures affected multiple aspects of sleep, leading to the following: Worse sleep duration Shallow sleep Less sleep calmness Difficulty falling asleep Lower […]

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Wintertime and cold temperatures keep people inside more than warmer times of the year when the Sun shines daily. Even so, with so many jobs located indoors, many hard workers seldom see the light of day. But vitamin D, much of which is provided by exposure to natural sunlight (specifically UVB radiation), is essential for […]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

FLASH: The 2 most important treatment strategies for SAD are optimizing vitamin D level and Sun exposure. In addition to optimizing vitamin D and getting daily light therapy, the following strategies may also be helpful in the treatment of SAD: Exercise:Exercise is a well-recognized tool for improving your mental health. In a Y 2008 interview […]

Take a Hike, Align with ‘Mother Nature’

Take a Hike, Align with ‘Mother Nature’

Hiking is like walking around town but with little air pollution, no neighbors, and the opportunity to align with Mother Nature. Sounds easy, Yes? It is, until 5 miles from the trail-head when your Smartphone loses reception, your 2 lb back pack feels like 20, your feet hurt, you break a sweat and you attract […]

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster Take off your shirt and “Walk in the Sun.” The Big Q: Can we bio-hack our brain to get sharper, smarter and work faster? According to Dave Asprey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and CEO of bulletproof.com, and author of “The Bulletproof Diet” and “Head Strong: The Bulletproof […]

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk $CRRVF Research has shown that when Sunlight strikes your skin, nitric oxide (NO) is released into our bloodstream. NO is a powerful blood pressure lowering compound that helps protect your cardiovascular system, cutting your risk for both heart attack and stroke. UVB light […]

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health How is it that Sunlight, once regarded as a divine power in some cultures, has come to be classified as a Class 1 Carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO)? This is a question posed by photobiologist Dr. Alexander Wunsch, CEO of Medical Light Consulting in Heidelberg, Germany. It […]