The Space Between Giving Up and Perfection

Happy New Year! Did any of you make a New Year’s resolution? I did — in fact, I made several. One was less procrastination. (Including getting my blogs out in a timely manner.) Given that we’re nearing February, can we consider this a very early blog about 2021 New Year’s resolutions? Not buying it? MeContinue reading “The Space Between Giving Up and Perfection”

Digging Into Seasonal Affective Disorder

SAD is a type of depression that tends to happen around the same time every year as the days get shorter. Research indicates that the shorter days and less light may cause changes in our brain, altering our neurotransmitters like serotonin causing certain depression symptoms. Symptoms of SAD tend to include: Lower energy levels andContinue reading “Digging Into Seasonal Affective Disorder”

Exercise Your Way Into Better Thinking

“The light at the end of the tunnel is not an illusion, the tunnel is.”  -unknown Every time I read this quote it takes on a different meaning. One way to interpret it is that the way we view our health is really is all a matter of perspective. That despite how dark or cloudyContinue reading “Exercise Your Way Into Better Thinking”

“Do. Or do not. There is no try” – Yoda

Welcome to my Health Blog, let me introduce myself, Jeff Blixt DO. I am a physician in Colorado Springs, and I specialize in treating people with weight and addiction related issues. Some of the very things these individuals struggle with and what they can do to help themselves apply to any and all of us regardlessContinue reading ““Do. Or do not. There is no try” – Yoda”