This video is #1 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.
Alcohol kills over 5 million people each year, ranking drinking as the #3 highest cause of preventable death. Alcohol is WHO-classified as a class 1 Carcinogen, putting it in the same company as asbestos, mustard gas, formaldehyde and plutonium.
“In New Zealand, alcohol causes the most admissions to emergency departments, while 10% of drinkers cannot not stop once they start drinking and 8% have had a blackout while drinking” The 2014 Global Drugs Survey tells the painful truth. It gets worse every year.
I stopped drinking over 35 years ago. Best. Decision. Ever. The more you understand why we drink and how alcohol causes breast cancer, liver disease, domestic violence, harm to our children, social damage and so much more, you sober up pretty quickly.
This video is about why I stopped drinking alcohol for good, over 35 years ago. It was one of the best things I have ever done for my skin health, cancer risk, longevity, liver health, heart health and brain. However the reason I quit the booze is not what you think…
We often mistake pleasure for happiness. Happiness is internal. Pleasure (though as wonderful as it is and an essential part of the human experience), is external and can become addictive and reduce happiness. So how do we genuinely get happier?
Once rare, breast cancer is now the #1 cause of death for Western Women age 40-55. In England the breast cancer rates have gone from 52 per 100,000 to 88 per 100,000 in just the last 25 years - directly matching the growth in obesity. This is no coincidence.
The study “Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach” by the Institute of Medicine, found that substances to which women voluntarily expose themselves every day — such as alcohol — are the highest risk drivers for breast cancer.
What kills more of us than anything else? Heart disease and it's precursor; high blood pressure (hypertension). Here is a short 2015 filmed exceptional health video of me speaking about a plant-based heart disease reversal study.