Free Yourself Through Imposing Strict Limits

If you come into my weight room, you’ll see a board displaying the essential no’s:   No Sitting No Yawning No Hands in Pockets No Being Last No Unauthorized Smartphone Use No Headphones No Singing to Other People—If You Need to Sing, Avoid Eye Contact No General Displays of Weakness     Arbitrary as some may seem, each one has been intentionally selected to promote the environment I’d like to foster. These are non-negotiable. Violations elicit immediate punishment ranging from 400-yard sled pushes for improper smartphone use (smartphones are sometimes…

Food Allergies in Children: Reducing the Risk

I have some natural remedies that I keep on hand for seasonal allergies, but food allergies are in a different camp altogether. While seasonal allergies are annoying, food allergies can be downright deadly. And more and more families are being affected by them. What Is a Food Allergy? Food allergies occur when the body produces a specific immune response to a certain food. This immune response can be as mild as inflammation or as serious as anaphylactic shock. Common food allergies include milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish, and shellfish. Milk, egg, and…