Hello, everyone. My name's Rob and I have a confession...
I used to work for the dark side.
Yep, I was the guy helping shill sugar pills and water diluted in water. (But the bottles were so pretty!)
I grew up as a the product of alternative-medicine-loving, skyclad-going, pagan, hippie parents. (You can just smell the patchouli, can't you?) So, it was no wonder I ended up working most of my 20s at a health food store selling magic water and carob by the pound.
Despite that fact that I consider myself fairly intelligent and scientifically minded on many subjects, it was an area I totally turned a blind eye to. (And if I did ask questions, they were waved away with the explanation that I didn't understand the workings of the human body & mind and that was the reason for any health issues I had.)
Then one day, I asked myself an important question...
"If homeopathy, vitamins, magic soap, and reiki are the cures for all the world's ills... why do I have such fantastic health insurance?"
I'm sure this isn't the area of the forum for me to go into my life story, but I look forward to chatting with you guys!