“You have a clean slate
every day you wake up.
You have a chance
every single morning
to make that change and
be the person you want to be.
You just have to decide to do it.
Decide today’s the day.
Say it: This is going to be my day.”
Real or imagined, when you perceive something as stressful, it creates the same response in the body.
— Dr. Mark Hyman
Not everyone can afford to eat well in America, which is a literal shame, but most of us can: Americans spend less than 10 percent of their income on food, less than the citizens of any other nation.
— Michael Pollan
Only by restoring the broken connections can we be healed. Connection is health. And what our society does its best to disguise from us is how ordinary, how commonly attainable, health is. We lose our health–and create profitable diseases and dependencies–by failing to see the direct connections between living and eating, eating and working, working and loving.
Symptoms are not enemies to be destroyed, but sacred messengers who encourage us to take better care of ourselves.