For a limited time, I have dropped the Kindle price for the book Introduction to Healthicine to $2.99. Click the image to get your copy at this special price (unfortunately for Canadians – that’s a price in American dollars. Amazon does not let me sell at Canadian prices).
Over the past few weeks, I have had many new views and likes on the Healthicine Facebook page. I want to give these new friends, and many old friends as well, an opportunity to purchase the kindle book: Introduction to Healthicine: Theories of Health, Healthiness, Illness and Aging at a very special price. You can preview the book by clicking the image on the right and then clicking on “Look Inside” Continue reading “How Wide is Health? How deep? How tall?” »
Last weekend I attended the Parkland Conference where I listened to the keynote speaker, Alex Himelfarb, explain the three laws of Austerity:
- Austerity is toxic.
- Austerity limits our view of what is possible.
- Austerity is not inevitable, it is the result of a theory. We created this theory. We can change it.
Then, later in his speech, while discussing the value of taxes, he offered, and attempted to refute, a quote he often hears from business leaders:
“I’m happy to pay taxes, as soon as we get rid of the waste in government.”
This quote, although Alex was not aware, arises from a fundamental misunderstanding about the health and healthiness of waste and inefficiencies. Continue reading “The Health and Healthiness of Waste and Inefficiency” »
There are many myths about cures. But, the myths about cures are not about alternative medicines, not about forbidden medicines, not about snake oil salesmen. Many myths about cures arise from cure simple ignorance.
There are two types of cure ignorance. Misunderstandings about the nature of cures are commonplace. In addition, we often fail to see a cure when it occurs.
Cure Ignorance: Most Medicines Cure Illness. Continue reading “Cure Ignorance: Myths and Realities about Cures” »
Do you have an invisible illness? Do you know someone who has an invisible illness? What is an invisible illness? InvisibleIllnessWeek says that most chronic illnesses are invisible and estimates that “Approximately 96% of people who live with an illness have an illness that is invisible.”
What do we see when we look at an illness? Continue reading “The Invisibility of Illness: The Healthicine Creed” »