The Jim Donovan Blog

Surprising Longevity Wisdom — from the Desert?

May 01, 2022

They can live to be 300 years old, weigh more than four tons, and aren’t considered “adults” until they’re 125 years old. (Talk about longevity!)

No, I’m not talking...

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Stimulating the Vagus Nerve for Better Sleep, Stress Relief & Health

Apr 18, 2022

Interacting with a hidden and often overlooked part of your body could hold the key to improving your relationship with sleep and stress.

I’m talking about stimulating the vagus nerve.

And...

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Two Ways to Kickstart Whole-Body Healing

Apr 04, 2022

Your body has been healing and regenerating for your entire life. In fact, Stanford researchers estimate that your body replaces a majority of its cells every seven to 10 years.

You are constantly...

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Give Your Body an All-Natural Reset

Apr 01, 2022

If you ignore your computer when it starts acting strange, chances are, something is going to stop working soon.

The same goes for your health—especially your nervous system.

The nervous...

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The 5 Minute Breathing Method Shown to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Mar 18, 2022

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most common health conditions afflicting Americans. Approximately 75 million American adults—that’s about one in three—suffer...

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Why Millions of People in Japan Take a “Bath” in the Woods

Mar 14, 2022

by Jim Donovan

Every year, millions of people in Japan flock to the forest for a “bath.”

No, this isn’t some far-out hippie festival in the woods… (Trust me, I’ve...

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The Incredible Health Benefits of Dogs

Mar 09, 2022

by Jim Donovan, M.Ed.

Companionship.

It's a very underrated mood booster.

And that's why I love my dog.

Come rain or sunny weather, our canine companions are always there for us with an attitude...

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Boost Your Next Walk With Sound and Rhythm

Mar 02, 2022

Walking is one of the most underrated forms of exercise. And calorie burning represents just a mere fraction of walking’s health benefits.

In fact, I credit walking with helping me recover...

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The 2 Ingredients of My Happiness

Feb 27, 2022

Let’s face it… We could all use a little happiness boost these days.

I have that for you today.

2020 through 2021 has been so disorienting and stressful that truly feeling happy can...

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Is Stimulating Vagus Nerve The Next Hottest Health Trend?

Feb 21, 2022

If you’ve been reading my articles for a while, you’re already pretty familiar with the benefits of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)

But in case you need a...

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