- James Baldwin
- Ivan Van Sertima, "They came before Columbus"
- Cheikh Anta Diop, "The African Origin of Civilization"
Jesse Williams' ("Grey's Anatomy") Favorite Authors/Books:
Sanaa Lathan is a fan of Transcendental Meditation (TM).
(20 minutes twice a day & repeat a mantra in your head)
Many types of meditations. Do a search. Find one that works for you.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, HBO Special, "One Nation Under Stress"
What is stress?
An objective rise in hormones that increase your blood pressure and heart rate.
Cortisol is the stress hormone. The biggest thing is, how you cope with stress.
Not the stress itself.
Stress is not the enemy. It's the constant stress that's the enemy.
You want the stress when you need it but you don't want to have it all the time.
You want to have periods of relief from it.
Dr. Gupta mentioned the book, "Why Zebras don't get ulcers".
Dr. Yael Swica gave a very informative interview on Menopause.
The designs of casinos:
Carla Hall (Book: "Carla Hall's Soul Food"):
"I don't set goals. I set an intention. And my intention since I was in my early 20s, was to be happy. That was it. So anything that I choose or when life chooses me to do something, I'm happy about it."
Dr. Pam Popper (Book: "Food Over Medicine"):
Make sure you're hydrated, lean, get rid of your body fat and eat a plant-based diet that's low in fats. The Okinawans eat a plant-based diet (low in fat, high in fiber), lots of vegetables and fruits. Drink water (64oz) everyday (more if you're exercising or if it's hot outside). You have to exercise. Humans are built for movement. Get rid of your body fat. Obesity is associated with every single disease on the planet. It increases your risk and increases the risk that there will be a bad outcome.
Why is dairy bad for you?
Sylvia K. Alston ("Cousin Syl"):
A loss is common during renovations. Why?