Olympic Day Planning

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We all have routines. Whether we choose to admit it or not, we all have things that we do from one day to the next, in the same way, the same style… things that perhaps only a lover or close friend would know or recognize. The motion we use when we brush our teeth. The posture we sink into behind the keyboard. …

Two Public Health Lessons
from Rio de Janeiro

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In a world where anti-depressants are fast becoming as common as Tylenol, it’s refreshing to run into a culture, an entire population or Blue Zone if you will, that possesses joy as a palpable entity. The Carioca spirit, or “joie de vivre” of the local Rio de Janeiro population, is not only infectious but palpable. It’s something even those living here for …

Ellie Bernstein

Soulful Sleep & Breathing
to Better Health

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With a bachelor’s degree in ballet from Indiana University, Ellie Bernstein has long focused on the art of synchronizing breath and movement for better health. She applies that knowledge today teaching private and group yoga and pilates sessions in Bloomington, Indiana. Ellie is a yoga instructor and mother of 3 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Twelve years ago, she was battling depression …

New Year, New O: Seasonal Rhythms and You

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Birds migrate. Goats grow their gonads. Squirrels bury themselves. Migration. Reproduction. Hibernation. Seasonal rhythms. We know that every species from single-celled organisms to human beings express intricate daily rhythms — called circadian rhythms. But did you know many species exhibit annual patterns as well?  They’re called circannual or seasonal rhythms and have their roots in evolutionary biology. Primarily governed by the length of sunlight …

Owaves Launches

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Owaves Launches! Owaves launches as the first day planner or calendar designed to balance a healthy lifestyle with work and play. Download Owaves and enjoy an easy way to plan health and wellness goals into your day. Colorful and vibrant, with a novel 24-hour clock, the planner is fun to use and lets you see your day in a whole new way. …

Owaves Wins the 2014 CONNECT Springboard Competition

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Owaves Wins CONNECT! May 6, 2014 (San Diego, CA) – Owaves Inc., a cosmopolitan lifestyle medicine company, has won CONNECT’s world-renowned Springboard Capital Competition and earned the distinction of becoming a CONNECT Portfolio Company. Competing against hundreds of highly qualified California-based technology companies, Owaves was selected a winner by CONNECT’s panel of distinguished judges for its disruptive innovation and potential for profitable …

Illvolution

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A New Era: The Diseases of Abundance   Royan Kamyar, founder and CEO of Owaves presents at TEDxUCSD’s Salon Event on February 27, 2014.  He discusses Illvolution, the study of how how disease evolves, or “illvolves”, over time, and why it is important for us to recognize this as we strive to improve the health of future generations. Royan is a physician …

Recipe for Chronic Disease

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Sitting is the New Smoking According to recent research from a new cadre of public health advocates, sitting for extended periods throughout the day is an independent risk factor for chronic disease such as heart disease – even with allotments for exercise. Sitting down too much, for too long, is bad for our health. The typical American work day looks pretty much like …

What is Your Metronome?

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Tic-Toc. Lub-Dub. Buzz. What’s the sound of your metronome? What keeps your beat? Guides your rhythm on a daily basis? For mothers it might be a child’s cry that guides them from one moment to the next. For a rural farmer in an isolated region, the rise and fall of the sun. For you? For me? For many of us, the beat-setter …

Do You Plan Your Day?

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Did you plan your day today?  If so, you probably found time for that healthy snack, a light jog, or to enjoy the evening with your loved ones. Sometimes we get caught in a trap of poor day-planning, and that can lead to vicious cycles. When we forget to eat a square breakfast or lunch, for example, we might reach for calorie-dense …