The journey to wholeness comes in many forms on different highways for each one of us. Healing comes in many versions too, and my healing came in the form of entrepreneurship and starting a company.
Davon is the manager of the Sandhills Ag Innovation Center, a food hub in Ellerbe, North Carolina that is working to reinvigorate the local sustainable farm economy and support the next generation of farmers. He also owns and operates OTL Farms, a 42-acre sustainable farm located in Laurinburg, NC where he grows muscadine grapes, Blackberries and Vegetables, and his products can be purchased in local CSA boxes.
Like a lot of people, I had an image of people who did yoga and they did not look like me. However, the yoga instructors were so warm and welcoming and they are also entrepreneurs.
The question “What keeps the CEO up at night” is a common one among entrepreneurial circles. Glorifying working 12 – 18 hour days, poor work-life balance, working harder than the next company to be successful, having skin in the game, sacrificing family and friend’s time, knowing your numbers, knowing your exit strategy, talking to investors, meeting with board of advisers are all common expectations and behaviors for entrepreneurs.
A healthy gut can do all that but also serves to regulate hormones, detoxify and works as an effective barrier. The gut is composed from one layer of epithelial cells, which have a special structure with microvilli increasing the digestion/absorption surface.
Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. Most Americans live in inflamed bodies all the time. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that chronic (lasts a long time) inflammation is very damaging to our health.
It’s that time of the year again! Family gatherings, parties, get-togethers and a LOT of food!!! It is important to remember that this happens every year. A research study, led by Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab as well as scientists in Finland and France...
With a hectic work schedule, keeping on track with healthy eating habits can be a hassle. Between the pastries in the office kitchen to grabbing an easy-on-the-go lunch to satisfy your mid-day cravings, maintaining a balanced work-day diet can be difficult.
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