Can Anxiety and Stress Cause Us to Be Temporarily Insane?

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / February 24, 2020

What say you? And you? And you? I say we need relief from our everyday challenges!! Agree? What can we do? Perhaps there are three or four corrections we can implement to align our life to reduce the impact of anxiety and stress. Some individuals believe these challenges can cause anyone to go “temporarily insane”. Are you with me? Let us take the journey to daily sanity! OK? Read more

What Will This Decade Teach Us About Wellness?

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / January 29, 2020

Yet another decade begins. What lies ahead for wellness opportunities? As the 2020 America’s Healthcare Tour, with the support of the Boca Ciega Research Consortium in Saint Petersburg, Florida, initiates travel in the USA and North America, while looking forward to summer tours of western Europe and possibly Russia, many questions come to mind. Read more

Nutritional Diet and Diabetes

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / January 13, 2020

Which Diet is Best for Diabetics? Do you want to adopt a healthy diabetes diet but are confused by the many diets suggested in magazines, the internet and social media? Can a single dietary supplement or meal replacement product…by itself … provide the necessary nutrition for individuals with diabetes? Have product claims been validated in human trials? Read more

The Coalesence Phenomena in Stages of Evolving Mindset: Thoughts on Thinking

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / November 3, 2019

How is it we evolve to think with a new mindset using reassessment of our past experiences…and allow this process to translate to improved thinking about our current condition of the Self? How does the evolution of a new mindset allow an individual to understand their own Self or personality and that of another? How does this contribute to a greater satiety for Self and desire for mutuality with another? These are the type of questions considered in this article. Read more

Native American Medicine: The Medicine Wheel

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / October 1, 2019

Native Americans have a deep connection to nature that helps establish and maintain balance, health and wellness. Nature is referred to as “Mother Earth” and is adopted into many numerous Native American customs and traditions…including medicine. Do you know about the Native American “Medicine Wheel”? Read more

Ayurveda: Balancing Life Forces for Vibrant Health

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / September 30, 2019

What kind of balance would you like to see in your life? Health is the happy expression of a balanced life. Would you like to experience this? Using the practice of Ayurveda and its balancing of life forces, one can experience health benefits. It requires establishing proper diets, lifestyles, exercise, spiritual well-being and…importantly… being in tune with one’s body. The result is a physical and mental balance that resists disease and allows wellness to be ever- present. Read more

Auras, Chakras, and Health

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / September 23, 2019

Who has an Aura? Everyone! Aura is the energy that everyone radiates at a very low level of electricity or magnetic field. It is a colorful, multilayered oval energy field that surrounds each individual. It is sometimes referred to as a psychic energy field. This energy field can be seen and captured using special photographic equipment. Of course, individuals “radiate” different colored auras with varying intensities of color and these auras are a reflection of one’s state of mental being and health. Surprised? Read more

Breaking Free from the Narcissist’s Web

In Patient Engagement By Dr. Charles Shively / September 18, 2019

As today’s practicing pharmacist knows, unique counseling may need occur with patients who are taking anti-depressant or anti-stress medications like Lexapro (escitalopram) or other similar medications. One such unique counseling that has grown in prevalence relates to helping a patient deal with a narcissist in his or her life. Do you know a narcissist? Do you know what a narcissist is? Do you know how a narcissist plays the control game? Read more