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New Podcast Interview on Third Eye Drops

    I had a great conversation with Michael Phillips of Third Eye Drops podcast about everything from epigenetics to synchronicity to music to education and finding my way as a multidisciplinary human in a world that encourages specialization. This … Read More

Don’t Find Your Purpose - 3 Reasons “Why” Is More Important Than “What” (And What Your Health Has to Do With It)

Want to do something meaningful with your life? No one is going to care about making that happen more than you do. And, if you don’t really care, no one is going to do it for you. Right? The same … Read More

New Podcast Guest Appearances

I’ve been busy the past few weeks being interviewed about my work with the endocannabinoid system and nutrigenomics. Embody Radio: More health and fitness focused than the other interviews… I talked about some pretty personal health stuff I’ve never talked … Read More

When Carrots Don’t Cut It: Your Genes and Vitamin A

Quick Summary: Beta-Carotene is the most abundant type of Vitamin A in the plant kingdom. But, in order to use Beta-Carotene, our bodies have to convert it to retinol, the active form of vitamin A. Common variations in the BCO1 … Read More

Appearance on Future Fossils Podcast

I was recently featured on my friend Michael Garfield’s amazing podcast Future Fossils. We talked about all things cannabis genomics. Check it out here. And, go subscribe to his podcast on itunes if you’re into mind bending conversations on consciousness, … Read More

I Had An Existential Crisis this Morning and It Turns Out I Just Needed to Write This Blog

“Maybe coaching isn’t really for me” “Maybe I can’t actually help people” “I just want a job that I can show up to and get payed” “I don’t want to have to market myself online” “It would be easier to … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions are BS: Priming Yourself for Growth in 2018

Welcome to the New Year! It’s the time of resolutions, both failed and realized. After being around people for a while (and being a person myself) I’ve learned that you’re likely to fall into one of two categories: You’re stoked … Read More

How Your DNA Affects Your Response to Cannabis – The CYP2C9 Gene

  Quick Summary: A gene called CYP2C9 makes an enzyme that breaks down THC (the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis). Variations in this gene can cause a 3-fold difference in your ability to metabolize THC. Studies have shown that this … Read More

What is a SNP? Why it matters for your health.

If you’ve hung around health forums on the interwebs before, chances are you’ve heard people talking about SNPs. This topic can be pretty confusing even to relatively well-informed folks, so this blog post is designed to be very simple introduction … Read More

Is Blue Light Bad for You?

The short answer is yes. Timing and intensity especially matter. Blue light exposure at night, when we normally would not be exposed to sunlight, causes circadian disruption though the suppression of melatonin. Circadian disruption has been linked to a variety of … Read More

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