Conversation about mental health with Paris Prynkiewicz, Crooked Illness

Paris discusses mental health, mindset, stress and stigma around mental illness. She has been very open with her bipolar disorder diagnose and is on a mission to lift stigma around conversations about mental health.

Healthy nootropic snack: Black currant gummies with powdered kava for sound sleep

I love gummy bears! They are cute and taste yummy. Homemade gummies are the best, because you can choose wholesome, healthy ingredients and avoid excessive sugar. Kava is a plant known for its nootropic effects. There are many types of Kava, each with a unique set of effects on our body and brain. Some, likeContinue reading “Healthy nootropic snack: Black currant gummies with powdered kava for sound sleep”

Try this one thing to improve your HRV instantly

After posting my first article about continuous HRV monitoring with Lief, my journey to improve HRV continues. Today, Lief is an indispensable part of my lifestyle and attaching it on my chest is one of the first things I do every morning. Seeing live impacts of an action, a habit, an event etc. on myContinue reading “Try this one thing to improve your HRV instantly”

Interview with Martin Kremmer, co-founder of Danish Biohacker Community

In this interview Martin shares his experiences with biohacking, i.e. “becoming CEO of your own health“. He also discusses the Danish Biohacker Community, a Meet-up and Facebook group who has grown to more than 2000 members since its start in 2016.

Interview with Ulrik Hjerpsted MD, Copenhagen Center of Functional Medicine (CCFM)

Ulrik tells about how he got interested in functional medicine and how the clinic can help patients with health issues the conventional healthcare might dismiss.

7 effective ways to benefit from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) at home

I used to see a TCM practitioner multiple times per week for herbal medicines and acupuncture and believe that following a treatment plan created by an experienced TCM is the surest way of getting the most out of TCM. Effective applications of TCM much depend on the knowledge and experiences of the practitioner to customizeContinue reading “7 effective ways to benefit from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) at home”

What’s the light therapy good for?

Since my last guide about how to choose the right light therapy device, I got many questions about the benefits I’ve experienced with the light therapy. The list of research-backed benefits of the light therapy is long and extremely versatile, including accelerated recovery from TBI, pain reduction, reduction of heart attack, improved metabolic conditions likeContinue reading “What’s the light therapy good for?”

Superfood snack recipe: Spirulina & cocoa energy balls for immunity & radiant skin

The nature is full of superfoods, like many berries, greens and mushrooms to mention just a few, and they all come with fantastic health benefits. The trouble is that there is only so much foods we can consume every day… Dried superfood powders, like spirulina and maca powders, make it super-easy to get in youContinue reading “Superfood snack recipe: Spirulina & cocoa energy balls for immunity & radiant skin”

Healthy dessert recipe: Kaki to kurimii yagi chizu (Whipped goat cheese with persimmon & blackberries)

Persimmons are one of the most popular autumn fruits in Japan and commonly available both in fresh and dried forms, though the latter is closer to half-dried with lots of moisture left. Also, the leaves of persimmon tree are used in cooking, as a wrap for sushi and to make an herbal tea. The leavesContinue reading “Healthy dessert recipe: Kaki to kurimii yagi chizu (Whipped goat cheese with persimmon & blackberries)”

How to use light therapy for a glowing skin

REVISED on 26 March 2021. After my interview with Scott Chaverri, the founder of Mito Red Light, I modified my original article to reflect new learnings I gained through our talk. The original article uses 126 J/cm2 of red light as an example., which I replaced with 60 J/cm2. While the main purpose of thisContinue reading “How to use light therapy for a glowing skin”