Lady Gaga’s Secret To Success, And Her Oscar Acceptance Speech

Written by Dr. Larry When Lady Gaga accepted her Oscar for best song of the year, she insightfully told us what it’s really about, which isn’t the award. “And if you are at home, and you’re sitting on your couch and you’re watching this right now, all I have to say is that this is hard work. I’ve worked hard … Read More

What Happened When I Turned My Phone Off For 24 Hours

Written by Dr. Larry I recently started taking a day off from my phone. And I’m going to tell you about it in this blog. Let me just say this to start–I can’t wait until the next day without my phone, it went so well. And by day without my phone, I mean, turning the phone off for 24 hours … Read More

Are You Running Your Own Race, Or Someone Else’s?

Written by Dr. Larry Run your own race. Be your best. Don’t compare yourself to others. Let me give you a recent example. My trainer (world class bodybuilder and incredible athlete Tito Raymond) invited me to his Saturday morning HIIT (high intensity) training session. 1 hour of insanity. The first 30 minutes we alternated pushing a sled with progressively more … Read More

How Learning From Losing Is A Champion’s Mentality

Written by Dr. Larry Now before turning this into an after school special from the 80s, let’s put what Nick Saban said back into context. For the 2018 college football season, Alabama appeared unbeatable and would continue building on their dynasty of success: 6 championships in 10 years, going back to 2009–easily already one of the greatest of college football … Read More

Holidays Suck!

Written by Dr. Larry As Ellie and I take off from SFO to Kansas City to come home for Thanksgiving, I think about the holidays—and I’m going to be honest—sometimes they suck. Leaving aside crazy travel days and family drama (which could be blogs on their own, let’s be real—tis the season), I want to talk about loss and loneliness—a … Read More

Can You Gain 5 Lbs. on Thanksgiving?

Written by Dr. Larry “Oh man. I put on 5 pounds on Thanksgiving. That turkey and stuffing sure fattens me up.” But is that really true? If you pig out on 1 day (I’m not talking letting it go for a week or a month, but just a day) can you really put on not 5 pounds of fat? Or … Read More

Heart Attack vs Cardiac Arrest

Written by Dr. Larry We used to think, based on data, that more people died Monday morning when they went back to work. Whether that was increased stress, anxiety or unclear reasons, it was a generally accepted idea. Not like we added any medications Sunday night or advised people to take an extra Aspirin Monday morning, the takeaway was focused … Read More