This page is set up to help others learn, as I have, from books, research articles and other practitioners;



These are many of the books I have read and learned from. I may not agree with everythingthey have to say, but I have taken bits and pieces from each of them and created mypractice.

Nutritional Books:

Nutrition for Women,   Dr. Ray Peat
Mind and Tissue,  Dr. Ray Peat
Inflammation Nation,  Floyd H Chilton. Phd
The Cholesterol Myth,  Robert Buist
Fiber Menace,  Konstantin Monastyrsky
Nourishing Traditions,  Sally Fallon
The Schwarzbein Principle,  Diane Schwarzbein, MD
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration,  Westin A Price DDS
The China Study,  T. Colin Campbell, PhD & Thomas M. Campbell II, MD
Good Calories, Bad Calories,  Gary Taubes
The Paleo Solution,  Robb Wolf
Eat Fat, Lose Fat,  Dr. May Enig and Sally Fallon
The Untold Milk Story,  Ron Schmid, ND.
The Biological  Time Bomb,  Gordon Taylor
The Raw Milk Revolution,  David E Gumpert
Devil in The Milk,  Keith Woodford
The Power of 4,  Paula Owens
Your Gut Has a Mind of Its Own, The Second Brain,  Micheal D Gershon M.D.
The Gabriel Method,  Jon Gabriel
The Metabolic Typing Diet,  William Wolcott
Your Body’s Many Cries for Water,  F. Batmanghelidj
The No-Grain Diet,  Dr. Joseph Mercola
Under the Veil of Deception,  Paul Chek
Eat Move and Be Healthy,  Paul Chek
Nutritional Almanac,  Lavon Dunne
Wheat Belly:  Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back To Health,  William Davis, MD
Ignore the awkward!  How the Cholesterol myths are kept Alive,  Uffe Ravnshov
The Liver and Gallbladder Miracle Cleanse: An All Natural, At-Home Flush to Purity and Rejuvenaton,  Andreas Moritz
The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food,  K. Daniel
Prescription for Nutritional Healing,  Phyllis  A.  Balch, CNC
Why Stomach Acid is Good For You:  Natural Relief from Heartburn, Indigestion, Reflux and Gerd,  J. Wright, L. Lenard
The Greatest Show on Earth, The Evidence For Evolution, Richard Dawkins
Vitamin K2 and Calcium Paradox:   How a Little-Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life,  Kate Rheaume-Bleue
The Iodine Crisis: What You Don’t Know About Iodine Can Wreck Your Life,  Lynne Farrow

 Endocrine System/Hormone Books

Endocrine Physiology,  Dr. Constance R. Martin
The Functional Approach to Hypothyroidism,  Dr. Ken Blanchard
What Your Doctor May NOT tell you about Hypothyroidism,  Dr. Ken Blanchard
Living Well With Hypothyroidism,  Mary J. Shoman
Stop the Thyroid Madness,  Janie A. Bowthorpe
Hypothyroidism Type 2,  Dr. Mark Starr
Hypothyroidism:  The Unsuspected Illness,  Dr. Broda Barnes
The Hormone Diet,  Natasha  Turner  N.D.
Unhinged, The Trouble with Psychiatry,  Dr. Daniel J. Carlat
Adrenal Fatigue,  James L. Wilson, N.D.
The Trouble with Testosterone,  Robert M. Sapolsky
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers,  Robert M. Sapolsky
The Emperor’s New Drugs, Exploring the Antidepressant Myth,  Irving Kirsh, PhD
Hormone Balance Made Simple,  Dr. John Lee, M.D.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About:  Menopause, Dr. John Lee, M.D.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About: Premenopause,  Dr. John Lee, MD.
Recovering with T3,  Paul Robinson
From PMS to Menopause: The Female Hormones in Context.  Dr. Ray Peat
Progesterone In Orthomolecular Medicine,  Dr. Ray Peat
Generative Energy,  Dr. Ray Peat
The Cortisol Connection,  Shawn Talbott, PhD

Physical/ Training Books

Muscles Testing and Function 4th addition,  Kendall, McCreary, Provance
The Impact! Body Plan,  Todd Durkin
Human Anatomy and Physiology,  John W. Hole
Exercise Physiology,  AcArdie, F. Katch, V. Katch
The Genius of Flexibility,  Bob Cooley
The Core Program,  Peggy W Brill
Core Performance Endurance,  Mark Verstegen
Core Performance,  Mark Verstegen
Stretching for Performance,  Dr. Chris Oswald & Dr. Stanley Bacso
Strength Training Anatomy,  Frederic Delavier
Medicine Ball For All,  Patrick Mediate and Avery Faigenbaum
Kinesiology, Scientific Basis of Human Movement,  Luttgens, Deutsch, Hamilton
Pilates Back Stretching,  Michael King and Yolande Green
Training and Sports Conditioning,  Todd Durkin
The Essence of Program Design,  Juan Carlos Santana
Scientific Shoulder Training,  Paul Chek
Scientific Back Training,  Paul Chek
Scientific Core Training,  Paul Chek
Program Design,  Paul Chek
Primal Movement Patterns,  Paul Chek
The Purposeful Primitive,  Marty Gallagher

Spiritual Healing Books 

You Can Heal Your Life,  Louise L. Hay
The Power of Now,  Eckhart Tolle
The Alchemist,  Paulo Coelho
The Book of Chakra Healing,  Liz Simpson
Getting the Love You Want,  Harville Hendrix PhD
Giving the Love that Heals,  Harville Hendrix PhD
I AM Word,  Paul Selig
The Book of Love and Creation: A Channeled Text,  Paul Selig
I Need Your Love—Is that True?   Byron Katie
The Mastery of Love,  Don Miguel Ruiz
The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz
Meditation as Medicine,  Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD
Meditation,  Sri Chinmoy
Practical Spirituality,  James A. Ray
No Ordinary Moments,  Dan Millman
The Heart of The Soul,  Gary Zukav
The Seat of the Soul,  Gary Zukav

Mental Books

Drive,  Daniel H. Pink
Secrets of the World Class, Turning Mediocrity into Greatness,  Steve Siebold
Producer,  Wendy Walker
The Success Principles,  Jack Canfield
Flow,  Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Mindset,  Carol Dweck, PhD
Switch,  Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Awaken The Giant Within,  Anthony Robbins
Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success,  James Wooden
Outliers,  Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point,  Malcolm Gladwell
Rules of Renegades,  Comaford-Lynch

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How to evolve/grow into a healthier human...

1. Be open. No matter what you think, you don't know everything. In fact, your beliefs about your life, your healthy, your nutrition, your work, your relationships, etc. may be hurting you more than helping you. Personally, I have held many beliefs that later screwed me up. Luckily, I was open for change. Be open to new information, it may direct you to a better path.

2. Nourish yourself. For you to be able to evolve and grow, in a world of craziness, you need to be properly fueled. I can't tell you how many people are now able to make the BIG decisions in their life, now that the have adequate energy to think, feel and sleep. When your body is under fueled you remain in a state of survival, unable to take on new experiences, ideas and challenges. Fuel your body with nutritionally filled sugars, adequate protein and healthy saturated fats. Once your body has adequate energy and nutrition, your entire world will begin to OPEN up.

3. Move. Your body loves to move. In fact, movement not only improves blood flow, muscle development, digestion, hormone balance and energy level, it also improves brain function and overall nerves system function. Remember there is also a balance in movement, too much of a good thing can become a bad thing.

4. Conscious Thinking. Most of what we do in life is performed unconsciously--we don't really think about what we are doing, we just do it. It's our habits that take us through our day. For you to change, you have to bring your thoughts back to a conscious level. If you choose to not think about what you want to change, change does not occur--and you continue to fall back to your old ways.

5. Be kind. I always find it amazing how mean and critical people can be--especially on the Internet. Being mean/critical doesn't get you anywhere--in fact, it just makes you look like an ass. Being kind, understanding and empathetic will get you everywhere. It is not your responsibility to tell anyone their beliefs are wrong, because they do not match yours. If what they say, does not vibe with you, then you can either move on OR be quite, open and willing to hear what they have to say...

6. Be quiet. Listen to what others are saying, instead of talking. Sit with your thoughts and feelings in silence. Meditate. Read. Deep breathing.

7. Screw up. Yes, you have to fail to become better. Nobody is getting through life without screwing shit up at least once, maybe 100 times. In fact, those that fail the most, may be the ones that grow the most. More failures means you kept trying, you kept getting up, you kept learning and you didn't allow disappointments to get in your way--which can be REALLY hard. Every time you got up, you got a little bit stronger and a little bit wiser.
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