Think of the Possibilities

Have you ever considered how your thoughts affect your physical body?  We all know that when we’re angry we can feel the effects of that anger physically.  Our face becomes flushed.  Our blood pressure rises.  We may even feel chest pains.  Conversely, when we’re happy, we generally feel better physically; our muscles relax, and we […]

Music the Timeless Medication

Music has long been used in many cultures for meditation and healing.  Shamans used rhythms and chanting, and many times music, to help with relaxation and concentration. More recently, doctors are beginning to recognize music as a therapeutic tool to help with a variety of ailments, such as depression, blood pressure, and PTSD. Relaxing Music […]

Easy Summer Metabolism Boosts

Summer bathing suit season is upon us and if you’re like many people, you might have some feelings of anxiety associated with that. You had great intentions after the holiday season.  You started that workout program with summer in mind, but life gets in the way and perhaps you haven’t had the time to make […]

Five Steps to Reset Your Stressed Brain

You can’t avoid it. You can’t escape from it. You know it’s out there waiting for you. It’s stress. We all have stress in our lives. Even when something extraordinary happens to us, it creates a certain amount of stress. We have deadlines, lists of things to do, people we have to deal with, and […]

The Hidden Danger in Vegetables?

Your mom said it.  Your doctor says it.  Everyone knows it.  EAT YOUR VEGETABLES.  It’s great advice.  Vegetables contain fiber and nutrients our bodies need.  They’re healthy right?  Most of the time the answer is a resounding yes.  Did you know, though, that sometimes vegetables can harm your health? As controversial as that sounds, it’s […]

Brain Fitness – Five Tips For A Healthy Brain

Your brain is the most important organ you have.  It’s the control center that runs every other system in your body.  If you don’t keep it fit and healthy, your entire body suffers.  And, just like physical fitness, brain fitness has many benefits for all the systems in our bodies. We’re not talking about doing […]

Dr. Porter Shares His Six Tips For Starting Your Day With Success

Mornings are tough for many of us. The alarm startles us awake.  We groan.  We roll over and wish we had a few more minutes to sleep in.  What if I told you mornings are the best time to set your body and mind up for success?  Your morning ritual can contribute to a day […]

How Adding Adaptogens To Your Daily Routine Can Change Your Life

As of recently, adaptogens have been gaining traction in the health and wellness world.  Adaptogens can now be found in a variety of products, ranging from adaptogen and nootropic supplements to additives in powders and beverages. If you have heard of adaptogens before, you have likely heard to some extent that they can have a […]

8 Ways Stress Affects Skin And Our Top Three Tips for Beautiful Radiant Skin

The best way to get glowing skin will probably surprise you. Radiant skin can be affected by lack of sleep, diet and stress. In this article, you will learn how stress affects skin and our top three tips for beautiful skin, including what foods to eat for glowing skin, and how sleep affects your skin. […]

Have a Healthy Holiday – Our Top Ten Tips

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and with this year looking a little different for most of us, many are striving to make this holiday season as “normal” as possible. With that sense of normalcy, comes many traditional, and very enticing comfort foods that just wouldn’t make the holidays feel complete without them. You can enjoy […]