Here are 2 Quick Ways to Cut Back Inflammation

inflammation Jul 10, 2018

We all must manage inflammation in our lives.  Every choice for the good we make adds up day in and day out!  Here are 2 Simple Action Steps to decrease inflammation in our lives today:

  1. Get plenty of water, cruciferous vegetables, greens, good fats, low carbs, and mid to low protein to keep inflammation down.
  2. Manage our thoughts and actions!  Garbage out garbage in.  Garbage in garbage out.  It goes both ways (and so do smiles:).  When we harp and complain, this increases stress levels, cortisol levels and puts us in our basement brains!  We have a complaining epidemic in this world!  It's killing us!  I have people coming in to my office complaining of the rain like that makes a day bad.  No you choose it and label it that way.  If it's too hot, we blame a bad day on it!  Like this person was going to go out and enjoy the day if it was cooler.  They were going to stay in the A-C under roof all day anyways and watch...
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How Often Do You Hear Yourself Saying, "No, I Haven't Done It, But I've Been Meaning to!"?

Uncategorized Jun 17, 2018

How often do we give resistance permission to guide us?

Permission in the form of doubt, delay,  food, drugs (legal and/or illegal),  cleaning the same shelf 50 times, worrying what other people think, say, do...

or even loved ones trying to protect you from what they don't understand you're becoming because you're Not showing them cause you're too darn distracted?

In this age of comfort, technology has given us endless forms of distraction(s) and even Hogwash that we need this pill, gadget or special gizmo Be this or Become that!  

There has been no greater Times than NOW to Get Back On Purpose!  

Because, NOW is ALL that we have!

Whatever We want to do, accomplish, Not to do or just BE, We have to set our Intentions and Have More Purpose in Our Lives.

Incorporate these 2 FREE Purpose Builders TODAY and Don't Look Back:

  1. Do it for the Love of it!  Ask yourself,  If I was the last person on the planet, would I still (ex. knit, lift, run, basket weave,...
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7 Destroyers of the Good Life!

'That what you fear the most could meet you halfway...'
I love this line and all of them in "Crazy Mary" by Pearl Jam.  I believe it, too.
I also believe that God is not the author of confusion.  We have a choice to live in the light or darkness.  Where there's one there's another so...
Don't Let these 7 Destroyers of Life Win Today: Doubt, Delay, Distraction, Fear, Fight, Flight, and Freeze.
The tail doesn't wag the dog!  
These 7 Destroyers will be there at our doors daily.  Don't give them permission to entertain us!
If you're overcome by one of the seven, try doing the exact opposite.  
For example, If you're fighting a certain person, battle or other issue, transcend over the fight by making peace with it.   Forgive.
If this doesn't help, Go get some help.  There's no shame in working at the Good Life! 
Dr Dennis
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Add These 2 Habits To Decrease Brain Fog

brain health Apr 11, 2018

Let's do some form of body movement everyday!  Here are 2 thoughts:

  1. Consistent 30-45 minute walks 7 days/week no matter what the weather is need to be our foundation. Commit to it today not tomorrow.  This along with fresh air and the change in weather challenges our bodies, minds and sharpens our brain function. 
  2. Sprints, jumping rope, short bursts of exercises on a bike or something similar are excellent to do twice a week for 15-20 minutes. You can research this more by checking out ballistic training.

Alzheimer's, dementia and other brain disorders are increasing at an alarming rate.  It's just a fact that we're a sedentary nation.  We need to move our bodies for our brain's sake.

If you need more motivation, read the book "Spark".  

Rain or shine, get outside and move daily.  You'll not only feel your metabolism increase, but your mind will be sharper for it, too!  

So go put in the work, and Be that shining light today!

Yours In...

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The three-step to open up that really works. (and Seriously makes you happier)


You've probably dealt with the know it alls, the nose raisers and the toppers who top anything you got and then some.  Maybe you've also seen those who should just get their garbage together and get a life.  

I know.  Speak for yourself.  Right, Dr. Dennis?  RIght.  I've been on both sides of the coin, too, but...

Haven't we all?  

You know if Relationships are one of the most important things in life, these behaviors need to be dealt with in the best way possible in our own situations.  

First things first, it starts with self.  Am I taking these closed hard stances?  Am I mad all the time?  Have I been acting like I know it all, being critical and using my tongue more than ears?  

You know we're all mirrors of our relationships.  How are they going?

Like it or not, studies show that having the open and 'Everyone is doing the best they can with what they have' attitude is superior to the critical & judgemental...

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This One Power-Full Step Will Change Your Life!


I have a reminder that goes off that asks me 3 questions everyday.  One of those questions to myself is, "What could throw me off?"  One thing that can sucker you in is a 'Hot Mess'!  I've always heard, "Hurt people hurt people.

Try taking a deep breath, expressing that you hear the 'Hot Mess' in front of you or simply, "I hear you!", and feel their pain or simply saying, "I feel your pain.".  Allow yourself to empathize to truly hear & feel.  I mean who hasn't been Hurt or in a 'HOT' state before?

It's that simple.  Don't tell someone how to fix something or be a solution.  Simply try to BE a Good Ear & Feeler today!

There's POWER in empathy!  

Let's get better at it!

Yours In Love & Learning,

Dr Howard Dennis

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Long Live Mercy!

Dear God, forgive me of my wrongs, forgive those who've wronged me, help me forgive, help those forgive me that I've wronged and help me go forward accordingly. In Jesus Name I Pray.

Forgiveness & Mercy are Biblical & proven. When we extend it in our relationships the hormone oxytocin is released.  This is linked to extending our lives physically in years (more so in males than females).

How we converse and act towards each other doesn't need to be perfect, just infused with heavy doses of Mercy.  

While your knuckles are dragging on the ground, walk gently in this life with all its strife!

With Love

Dr Dennis

PS.  For science minds, listen to Gottman's Science of Trust.  Click HERE to get it.

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Win Your Mornings Baby!

A common thread I see among the happy and successful is they rise up early and win their mornings.   There are so many variations of how you can win your morning but let me give you an example so you can 'plug & play' with it.  Share what you've found to work with me.  Let me know what you think!  So Check it out below:

  1. First things first, drink 20 ounces of water upon awakening (even if you're going to drink your coffee in a little bit).  Your dehydrated dude!  Drink!
  2. Activate your body to activate your brain with some form of Yoga, stretching and/or body movement.  I like to use a foam roller on my whole body which activates mechanoreceptors & proprioceptors (nerve cells that receive information, sense touch, pressure and sense your space in time which send those messages to your brain thus activating your 'upstairs' 'happy' brain).  I then use a lacrosse ball on my feet gently.  Your feet are the 2nd richest area of your body...
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2 Actions That Move Your Life Forward For The Good

christian selfhelp Feb 05, 2018

Our brains are wired to go forward.  So shouldn't we set our best future self out in front of us continuously?  First, write it out.  Have pictures.  Second, feel & visualize your emotions and how it will feel every step of the way!  Create and feel the negative along with the positive on this visual, visceral and emotionally attached journey.  We need to feel the pain and consequences of our poor behavior without masking it so we can learn what we don't want and vice versa.  Ray Dalio calls these 1st order consequences.  Many times 1st order consequences of any dream are rough, but we must embrace these to get to the second order consequences of Joy and Fulfillment to our desired outcome.

Mental projections become real when feelings and emotions are attached.  Usually lack of discipline is masking or not allowing yourself to feel the negative emotions tied with negative behavior.  I remember hearing Tony Robins speak about this....

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3 Questions Of Successful Life

I've often heard the quality of our lives are determined by the questions of our lives.  That's power-full!  I believe there's 3 questions that we can ask ourselves and others that are full of power:

  1. What would you consider to be one of your biggest set backs or challenges in life?
  2. What have you learned about it?
  3. How can I help you get what you want in life?

We can learn a lot if we ask great questions, hush and listen.  Make this a wonder-full week!  Ask great questions.  Be a light in this world cause we need it!

Yours In Health & Success

Dr. Dennis

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