Solving The Sunscreen Dilemma: Non-Toxic Sunscreens And Summer Skin Care

The article, originally published in 2015, was just updated for 2020 with new research and product recommendations. Updates to the article will be...

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Diana Rilov: Yoga and Vitality at 73

Cliff  Notes The attitude of constantly looking forward, making plans and learning new things, and being open to new things is what keeps you vi...

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Angelique Miles on Hitting Rock Bottom and Rising Up Stronger (Literally!)

Cliff  Notes After 20 years in music publishing, Angelique Miles' career came to an abrupt end. At what felt like rock bottom, she chose to take...

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Why I Stopped Using Apple’s Airpods (Testing EMFs in Bluetooth Headphones)

Like seemingly everyone else I knew earlier this year, I was seduced into buying a pair of Apple’s Airpods bluetooth earbuds.   The UX (i.e. user ...

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How Air Travel Affects The Body And Brain

Flying is a brutal thing to do to a human body. Electromagnetic radiation, dehydration, restricted movement, oxidative stress - oh yes, and emot...

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Is CBD (Cannabidiol) A Legitimate Medicine? Here's What The Research Says

If you’ve been paying attention to the natural health world the past few years, you will surely have noticed that therapeutic/medicinal uses of ca...

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Why You Need To Know (Immediately) If There's Mold In Your Home

If You Aren’t Worried About Mold In Your Home, You Should Be When people think of the factors that determine one’s health, generally things like...

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[Study Results Released] Synchro Gold Reduces Soreness And Improves Muscle Recovery In Athletes

Some Background Our liposomal turmeric elixir Synchro Gold was released in October of 2014, and to date it has dramatically improved quality of...

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The Synchro Guide To Truly Healthy Skin [Part One]: Dry Skin Brushing

Every once in a while I come across a practice so obviously valuable it seems crazy that I could have gone so long without learning about and inc...

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Transdermal Magnesium: The Critical Muscle-Relaxing Nutrient You’re Missing

  Magnesium deficiency is something I’ve written about on more than one occasion over the years, and for good reason. According to the FDA, 60% o...

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Why You Should Stop Wearing Socks

There's a few recurring themes that you'll see in a lot of the articles I write for this site. One such theme is certainly "Identify And Eliminat...

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A Synchro Guide To Fixing Your Posture

Generally when people want to improve the way they look, feel or perform, they look to changing things like their diet or lifestyle habits or, in...

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[Hyperhydration] Why 'Water Weight' Is Sexy (and Healthy!)

Most of the articles of mine you'll find on this site are highly data driven. They're researched obsessively, sometimes for weeks, generally with...

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Triclosan: The Thyroid-Disrupting Ingredient In Your Soap

During the 1990’s, antibacterial soaps went from a being a small-scale medical industry product to a billion dollar consumer industry. Soap manuf...

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5 Most Effective Ways To Reduce Your Inflammation (Inflammation Series: Part Three)

(This is part three of a three-part series on inflammation. You can find part one here and part two here) In the two previous articles in this s...

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How Inflammation Makes You Fat And Slows Your Brain (Part One: The Body)

(This article is part one of a three-part series on inflammation. Find part two here and part three here) You're probably familiar with the...

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How Inflammation Makes You Fat And Slows Your Brain (Part Two: The Brain)

(This article is part two of a three-part series on inflammation. Find part one here) The Brain And The Immune System  Until about 10 years...

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Is Your Shower Exposing You To Dangerous Toxins?

I've written previously about how important it is to be drinking high-quality water that is free of the chlorine, chloramine and fluoride - which...

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Can Sitting In A Sauna Raise Human Growth Hormone (hGH) Levels?

Saunas have long been valued in societies around the world for their ability to detoxify the body and promote vitality.  Recently, however, resea...

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Xenoestrogens: Plastic's Dirty Secret

Remember the BPA scare of a few years ago?   Nalgene was pressured into doing a recall of all of their bottles and the rest of the industry was l...

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An Owners Manual For Your 100 Trillion Gut Bacteria

The first thing to know about your gut bacteria is how little we (meaning "science") actually know about what's going on down there.  We know tha...

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The Wild World Of Legal Brain Enhancement

If you've seen the movie Limitless, you know it's based on the widely-held fantasy that there may exist an as-yet-undiscovered drug that unlocks ...

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How To Stay Healthy (and Synchro) When Traveling

As I'm starting this article, I'm currently on the first leg of a multiple-flight business trip - which serves as a nice prompt to share some of ...

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Your Chair Is Killing You...Time To Start Squatting.

Sitting Is Killing You Slowly You'll probably be surprised at how much evidence there is out there that sitting is terrible for our bodies, and n...

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The Case For Barefoot Shoes

Your Screwed Up Joints For most of us, our bodies don't move the way they should.  Our joints are chronically tight and misaligned.  As a resu...

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Improving Your Life One Ritual At A Time

Beautiful shrine by the incomparable @shrineon. This may seem counterintuitive coming from someone who's written 10's of thousands of words on di...

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Why Detoxing Matters + The Best Simple Detox Strategies

Raw cacao in the pod.  A rarely seen side of one of the world's most powerful detoxifiers. "Detox" has become quite the buzzword over the past fe...

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Seven Secrets To Naturally Amazing Skin

You can tell a LOT about a person by looking at their skin.  I'm of the belief that our skin is first and foremost a reflection of whatever is go...

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Protecting Yourself From Electromagnetic Pollution (EMF's)

EMF's are a tricky issue to talk about.  There is increasingly a ton of research coming out of academia confirming negative health effects associ...

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Time To Get Fluoride Out Of Your Water

I'll spare you any of the hyperboles about the importance of water to the body.  I'm sure we all know well how critical proper hydration is to v...

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High Intensity Interval Training: Explained (Why Your Cardio Workout Might Be A Waste Of Time)

Get stronger, fitter and leaner in less time... Let me start by clarifying the title a bit...cardiovascular fitness is far from a waste of time -...

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Solving The "Alcohol Dilemma"

 One of the most common questions I consistently get from people is "what my thoughts are on alcohol?" and "where and how alcohol can fit into a ...

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5 Tips To Hack Your Way To Better Sleep

          Sleep quality is a cornerstone of optimized, vibrant well-being and high performance.  Perhaps this is a case of stating the obvious, ...

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Power Your Brain with Creatine Supplementation

A Polarizing Subject This latest in the series of Synchro Life Design practices is unquestionably the one that I have had the most conflict with ...

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The Power of Water (part 2) - The First 10 Days

                     our water jugs and wall shrine      Part two of this series requires a sort of prerequisite disclaimer: what became most cle...

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The Power of Water - An experiment with natural spring water.

  The importance of water quality has been written about more times than necessary and doesn't need re-hashing here.  Still, there are many differ...

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