This is a list of all of the websites that we frequently use, cite, and enjoy. We hope you can learn a lot from them and enjoy them as much as we do!
Paul Chek's Blog: Paul Chek, founder of the CHEK Institute, is a world renowned expert at developing practical and effective methods for addressing all aspects of well-being, both physical and mental. He has changed the lives of countless men and women through his programs (me and my family included) and here on his personal blog he shares some of his deepest insights. He is so knowledgable that he may be hard to follow at times, but for the most part he give practical, understandable, and entertaining explanations of his practice.
CHEK Institute Blog: The CHEK Institute is a world leader in using scientific approaches to exercise, nutrition, lifestyle, and mental/emotional management to improve overall health and treat the root of chronic disease and pain. The research they cite is on the cutting edge and their methods are the most proven and effective that I have found. Their blog is an incredible place to learn about their approach and learn many tips they have to improve your health.
Mercola: Dr. Mercola is one of the best known names in the world of alternative health. The purpose of his website is to provide the most up-to-date natural health information and resources that will benefit you and, exposing corporate, government, and mass media hype that diverts you away from what is truly best for your health and often to a path that leads straight to perpetual bad health. Though at times he is more negative than I like to be, all of his information is solid and his online store is an excellent resource for buying any wellness product.
Examine.com Blog: Examine.com is an independent unbiased encyclopedia on supplementation and nutrition. They are a highly trusted source for evidence based information on nutrition and all of their articles are heavily research based and laden with citations. To read current nutritional research in an understandable format, this is the resource to use.
Deepak Chopra: Deepak Chopra's blog is dedicated to improving health and well-being, cultivating spiritual knowledge, expanding consciousness, and promoting world peace to all members of the human family. He is one of the most eloquent thinkers and writers on spirituality that I have found. This blog is a place to explore the mind of Deepak Chopra as he describes the world from the beautiful perspective of blending science and spirituality.
jefferybland.com: Jeffery Bland is an internationally recognized leader in the field of nutrition and Functional Medicine. His philosophy is to pinpoint and prevent the cause of illness, rather than treat its symptoms. He is innovated and driven to improve our quality of life through science based wellness methods. His website is an excellent place to learn more about his philosophy and what he believes in to improve wellness.
Mark's Daily Apple: Mark Sisson's mission is to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we've assumed to be true about health and wellness. He is a major component of the paleo and primal movement and bases all of his views through the lens of an evolutionary, ancestral perspective. His views on health are solid and he gives good advice in all areas of health, all for the goal of empowering people to have pleasure and happiness in their lives.
Zen Habits: Leo Babauta created this blog to share about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness. It is a beautifully minimalistic blog with very powerful viewpoints and practices you can incorporate into your own life to increase your mindfulness and happiness.
Natural News: Natural News is a science-based natural health advocacy organization led by activist-turned-scientist Mike Adams, the Health Ranger. The key mission of Natural News is to empower consumers with factual information about the synthetic chemicals, heavy metals, hormone disruptors and other chemicals found in foods, medicines, personal care products, children's toys and other items.They covers holistic health, nutritional therapies, consciousness and spirituality, permaculture , organics, animal rights, environmental health, food and superfoods , and performance nutrition. I find many good articles on their site and think you will enjoy.
Tiny Buddha: This site is about reflecting on simple wisdom and learning new ways to apply it to our complex lives—complete with responsibilities, struggles, dreams, and relationships. Tiny Buddha has emerged as a leading resource for peace and happiness and features tips and authentic stories from readers of all ages, all over the globe. You’ll find posts about happiness, motivation, inspiration, love, relationships, meaning, possibilities, mindfulness, yoga, spirituality, simplicity, minimalism, and letting go. This is one of my favorite resources when I am feeling drained or stressed out and am seeking some inspiration.
Personal Training on the Net: This is a newly discovered resource for me, but they are the world's largest and most comprehensive resource for fitness education and development. They have a wide range of contributors on their site that all share their insights on proper exercise and nutrition and why they are important. I find their information on body mechanics and proper training to be very informational and important to know for those serious about training.
Spine Health: I think of Spine Health as the WebMD of spine health. They are a comprehensive resource of most spinal conditions and the anatomy of the spine. Most of their information is solid and if you are ever looking for specific information on conditions, I would start here.