Michelle Obama, Kelly Slater, Apple & Samsung Take a Stand for Your Health
Jul31

Michelle Obama, Kelly Slater, Apple & Samsung Take a Stand for Your Health

It looks like the world at large is finally catching on to the next big movement: Personalized health. Thanks to public figures like First Lady Michelle Obama, and surf legend Kelly Slater, and brand mogul Apple, prioritizing your health is easier than ever. Last week surf legend Kelly Slater announced a new line of all organic, non-GMO products, developed under the guidance of a physician. The company, Purps, says its mission is,...

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Life with ph360: How I Learned to Be an Early Bird
Jul28

Life with ph360: How I Learned to Be an Early Bird

Beep-beep-beep-beep-SLAM was a regular sound pattern in my life: I used to be the kind of person who hit the snooze button on my alarm 3 or 4 times before I actually made it out of bed. It would be an understatement to say that I was not a “morning person.” When I did finally manage to sit up and turn off my alarm, I could barely function until I had a cup of coffee in my hands. Sound familiar? I know I’m not the only one who felt...

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Getting Personal: Mindfulness & The Quantified Self
Jul21

Getting Personal: Mindfulness & The Quantified Self

When you’re ready to make big changes in your life, your lifestyle, your body and your mind, you’ve got to go personal. The personalized health movement could be described as a fusion of the Quantified Self approach and the practice of mindfulness. The Quantified Self movement seeks to measure data on every aspect of yourself and your life, from how many steps you take in a day to what and how often you eat to the measurements of your...

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Geomedicine: How Your Environment Affects Your Health
Jul21

Geomedicine: How Your Environment Affects Your Health

Ever notice that climate affects not just your mood and your temperature, but your body and your health? That’s because the amount of light and the range of temperatures we’re exposed to on a daily basis influence many of our physiological and hormonal processes. And, like with so many other factors that go into your health, the climate in which you’ll thrive is a personal matter. Not everyone does well in the tropical temperatures of...

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Life with ph360: The Skinny on Clear Skin
Jul15

Life with ph360: The Skinny on Clear Skin

Everyday throughout my 20s and into my 30s, I looked in the mirror and thought one thing: I can’t believe I still have zits. It was awful! Acne was for teenagers, or so I had always thought. And here I was—a bona fide adult—with pimples all around my chin and lower cheek area. I had tried numerous approaches to clear it up, but nothing seemed to work. And when my husband and I decided to spend his sabbatical in Thailand, the acne...

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