Posts By: Dr. Vik

Importance of Sleep

The body is a self healing machine, and 95% of healing happens when you sleep. It has over 100K miles of blood vessels to take care of as just one of its duties of regeneration all of the bodies cells, tissue and organs. If this process is interfered with, we not only regenerate less, over… Read more »

Pain is Weakness…

Leaving the body. That’s what my daughter Viki says when she works out. She’s right, when the pain comes, it is exactly when weakness leaves the body, because when we enter the “pain state” our bodies rebuild and get stronger. Sure helped me out. Now when I exercise, I am able to push just a… Read more »

Pain is just an…

Interpretation. In science, it’s called “pain perception”. When the pain receptor (nocirecptor nerve ending) is stimulated, nerve impulses go up and down our spine in the lateral spinothalamic tract, to and from the brain, allowing us to respond or react to the stimulus. So it’s not the pain we feel, it’s the information transmitted and… Read more »

Who’s to Say…

What goes on in our lives? Last time I checked it was us and is linked to our choices. “Who’s to Say” we can do this or we can do that, and “Who’s to Say” we did it good or not so well? Others may give you their feedback but the real deal always comes… Read more »

Are you an Artist?

Maybe…maybe not. Either way, you are the one who paints the picture of yourself, not someone else. And I don’t believe we should paint a small picture of ourselves…why should we? Reality dictates we can become as big as our dreams, so paint BIG. – Dr. Vik, The Culture King

Will you be inducted…

Into the “Hall of Fame”, “Hall of Blame”, or “Hall of Shame”? Only you know. But what we all know is that we are living our legacy of what we will be remembered by, each and every day. We can say we are this or that, but it’s what we do on a daily basis… Read more »

Who are you??

Who are you?? There is no one that labels you, as what or who you are, except yourself. – Dr. Vik, The Culture King

The High Road…

The high road has been the perfect answer to many when comes to challenges concerning personal relationships. Not giving in to the urge to “get even” is taking the high road. So when you are faced with challenges regarding others, keep your sanity and don’t give in to the negative emotions or the vacuum of… Read more »

If things don’t always go…

The way we hoped they would or the way we planned, we just need to keep at it. We often underestimate the time frame in the way things should turn out, and many times it’s just that we have an overly optimistic view, or that life has thrown us a curve ball that we didn’t… Read more »

Everyone you see today…

Has their own Challenges. Challenges are just part of the deal. Some may have health troubles or financial concerns, while others may be experiencing relationship woes…we’ve all got something – don’t kid yourself. And so do you. It’s life. Everything can be perfect, but for only a short while…because things change. We may want to… Read more »