Dr. Mike has hosted several hit television series, served as a go-to expert in relationships, brain health, addiction and mental illness, and can currently be heard weekly on Hay House Radio’s The Dr. Mike Show. Dr. Mike is featured in the articles below.
In the age of Classpass and boutique studies aplenty, it can be hard to pick just one workout you want to stick to. In fact, it’s actually a *good* idea to mix up your workouts to keep your body guessing and to avoid overtraining. That being said, it’s definitely possible to go overboard with workout variations, especially when factors like social media and peer pressure come into play. If you’re not into heavy lifting but all your friends are, it can be tempting to make yourself join an expensive CrossFit box, even if you don’t really want to.Read more on Shape.com
When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is priority number one. Sure, losing collagen and a youthful figure stinks, but as long as I can still have intelligent conversations, aging doesn’t really scare me.Read more on Byrdie.co.uk
The arguments for and against caffeine have been tossed around for decades. While some romanticize caffeine dependency, others condemn it. “A few years ago, coffee was supposed to be bad for you,” recalls Mike Dow, Psy.D., brain health expert and author of Healing the Broken Brain. “That book Skinny Bitch said ‘coffee makes your breath smell like ass’ and is bad for you.” (Skinny Bitch’s authors Kim Barnouin and Rory Freedman also said coffee “equals fat cells” and “should not be a part of your daily routine.”) So what’s the final answer? Is caffeine really that bad for you?Read more on Byrdie.co.uk
My boyfriend warned me not to fall in love with him because of his anxiety. “I get in these moods,” he told me almost seven years ago, as we sat by a pool in Palm Springs, our first real trip together as a couple. “I’m on an upswing right now,” he said. “But it’s not always like this.” He topped off my glass of champagne and smiled, a melancholy look in his eyes.Read more on Byrdie.com