Learn As If Your Life Depends On It

Musashi, the most famous Japanese sword fighter, won over 60 1-on-1 duels to the death. He was a true master of his craft but he understood one thing: In order to balance your art, you must learn many unrelated things such as calligraphy, cooking, philosophy or dancing. You cannot just learn one thing and expect…

Coincidence vs. Meaning

Coincidence is the quiet anthem of the universe. Meaning is what makes us feel safe. It is the mask we place on reality to make it digestible and predictable. Its what we use as a lens to view the past so that we do not go insane. Meaning does have its place, though. We need it to…

[Video] CFS #06 Betaine HCl and Stomach Acid in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Correction: Actually, it was patients with Depression who have low stomach acid (PDF)1. Well, there’s plenty of depressed people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Best, Stephan This link includes a list of my current habits, diet and supplements so that it will be easy to follow my routines. (1) Logan, A. C.; Katzman, M. Major Depressive Disorder: Probiotics May…

Linking Circumstance to Emotion.

Linking circumstances to emotions is the hallmark of immaturity. Just because something is happening does not mean that it has a meaning. Meaning is created and not found. The partner you are with, the position you are in, the colour of your skin, the income of your parents, your health, your mental capacities. These things…

[Video] CFS #05 Iron Supplements, Anemia and Overload / Toxicity

Same as for my last post, I will simply give quotes from the article below (PDF)1. Also, the article is from 2007 so I will repeat a more in-depth search in a second post. Repleted iron stores and preceding high iron intakes reduce intestinal iron absorption which, however, offers no reliable protection against oral iron…

[Video] CFS #04 Zinc and Copper Ratio

For this one, I will just give the bullet points from this paper (PDF)1. Zinc is Zn and Copper is Cu. In blood plasma, Zn is bound to and transported by albumin (60%, low-affinity) and transferrin (10%).  Since transferrin also transports iron, excessive iron can reduce zinc absorption, and vice-versa. The concentration of zinc in blood plasma stays relatively…

[Video] CFS #03 How to do Research and Vitamin B-12

Blogs, Doctors, Wikipedia and YouTube are horrible sources of information when researching health and science. The reason for that is the lack of experts who are correcting the information. Peer review is the process by which each scientific paper is sent to professors or researchers in the scientific field who edit and approve the work….

You are Twice as Fast

How would life be if you were twice as fast as everyone else? You would think twice as fast, eat twice as fast, move twice as fast – you would, understand, digest, react, inspire, navigate, influence and see twice as fast. How self-sufficient would you be? How would you view other people? Speed is what…

[Video] CFS #01 My Story of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  So. I had planned to talk about this for a while but it never seemed the right time for it. In September 2017, I had Mononucleosis also known as Glandular Fever. After being incredibly sick for one month and having healed from the fever, I noticed a very strange weakness that persisted. It was…