The Season of Renewal

By Katherine Birchenough Lately, I’ve been thinking about how strongly we are influenced by light and the seasons. Have you ever noticed that in winter we are not only indoors more, but we are more introspective? Energy tends to be conserved and stored as we rest and prepare for spring, the season of hope and […]

A Holistic Approach to Medicine

A holistic approach to medicine, like that employed by the Klinik Tiefenbrunnen of the Dolder Grand, blurs the line between specialties.

Beat the Burnout Now!

Here’s your chance to opt for that ounce of prevention: out with old bad habits, in with newfound respect for yourself. It’s time to raise your standards!

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Fresh after the holidays, Dr. Katherine Birchenough of OptimalSelf MD shares a few tips on avoiding putting on the pounds.

Optimal Self

Optimal Self - Dr. Katherine Birchenough

In her very first column, Dr. Katherine Birchenough offers advice and insight into achieving ultimate health and the benefits of functional medicine.