by Susan Payrovi, our Doctor of the Month. Gratitude has a powerful impact on our mental, emotional, and physical health. Gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation for things outside of ourselves. It is an acknowledgment of the goodness that exists around us and allows us to connect to our world on a grander scale. […]
By George Fang Expression is a very primal instinct for humans. We all possess it in some form or other. All of us feel something every day, be it an emotion or some form of inspiration. It engulfs us whole at the moment and can stay with us for minutes, hours, days, months, or even […]
Ebony Iman Dallas
Ebony Iman Dallas is an award-winning artist, writer and founder of Afrikanation Artists Organization. Through art, she combines rich and fiery hues with whimsical forms to bring the spirit and energy of her subjects to life. Her artwork primarily addresses social, political and cultural issues. With a focus on authenticity and progress, her artwork takes form organically where each line determines the shape and direction of the next.
Fine Art Photographer • Portrait Photographer
Bring Fashion Photography to Tech Influencers
Asa Mathat has traveled the world photographing the elite and the celebrity, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Al Gore, George Bush, and the Dalai Lama. His photographs have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fortune Magazine, and with personal clients around the world. Asa crafts his distinct style of fine art portraiture by combining the intimacy of photography with his own creative vision and expertise, bringing passion and compassion to each and every shoot.
Why Patients Love Dance4Healing:
Dance4Healing is the first telehealth social venture. To provide personalized Creative Arts Therapy. Using artificial intelligence and behavioral design. To cultivate healthy behavior change in a fun way. We started with Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program. Then expand to the aging market and other chronic conditions. Due to popularity and market demand. We were selected as the top 40 worldwide. For IDEO’s Caregiving Challenge for Dementia (Sponsored by AARP & United Healthcare). And our idea is the most applauded idea out of 258 ideas submitted globally. Dance4Healing is seeking funding and business partners to scale. Read more about Innovator of the Month: Dance4Healing …
by Susan Payrovi, our Doctor of the Month.
The reality is that it is impossible to ensure any food is 100% organic. Because contamination from soil, air, and water are unavoidable. However, organic is still a healthier option than conventionally grown food. Pesticides are used on conventional crops. Are deliberately designed to be toxic to pests. Unfortunately, they are also harmful to human health. Pesticides have been implicated in learning disabilities and behavioral problems. They are also known as “endocrine disruptors”, meaning they interfere. With hormone function, such as thyroid and testosterone. This is especially problematic for children, who have smaller bodies and rapidly growing brains. Read more about Is Organic Worth the Extra Cost? …
Dr. Payrovi is a physician practicing Integrative and Functional Medicine at Stanford’s Center for Integrative Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Microbiology. And Molecular Genetics at UCLA and completed her medical education at UC San Diego in 2003. She completed a residency in Anesthesiology at USC in 2007. Dr. Payrovi is board certified in Anesthesiology, Hospice, and Palliative Medicine. As well as Integrative Medicine. She has additional training in Functional Medicine and acupuncture.
Since the time she was very small, Deann Acton realized that not only did art feel good…
it also allowed her a way to express feelings and experiences that she often didn’t have
words for. It made perfect sense that after receiving her bachelor’s degree in Fine Art
from the University of Texas, that she would go back to school to receive her Master in
Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California.
Signs of Life
by Amy Li
The signs of life,
Go, Left, Right, Split, Stop,
Windy Road, Uphill, Detour, End.
When you were little,
all you saw was a “Go” sign:
just keep walking, walking, and walking
Read more about Signs of Life …
Kevin Noble is a British-born, American adventurer. Who treasures every moment in the great outdoors. He combines a background in communication, science, and visual arts to produce unique perspectives through photographs.