Top Tips to Improve Clarity and Focus

We’ve all done it.  We have an important task or phone call to complete but get a notification or text.  We intend to quickly check our Facebook or Instagram account and get back to work but an hour later we’ve accomplished nothing but a personality quiz and an online debate about the usefulness of Q-tips.  […]

Sleep is Vital for Kids’ Health – What You Need to Know

We all know sleep is crucial to our physical and mental health. As adults we rarely get the good, quality sleep that most experts say we need. What about our kids? If we’re not sleeping well and setting a good example, chances are our kids aren’t getting the sleep they need either–and this lack of […]

Motivating Tips to Stay Active at Home

Many of us are less active than we’d like to be.  We’re sitting more and running less.  Being less active can have a negative effect on your physical body and your mental health.  Being physically active keeps your body healthy but it’s also important for brain health. No matter what your age, getting in some […]

Get Grounded…

As the world stays home, we’ve seen some huge changes in our environment.  We’ve seen the canals in Italy clear, the skies clean over big cities and we’ve even seen holes in the ozone close.  The earth is a remarkable healer. But, have you ever thought about how the earth can be instrumental in helping […]

Spring Clean Your Brain

Spring is a time of renewal and cleansing.  We watch new buds form.  We spruce up our gardens and flowerbeds.  We clean our homes to make things fresh and new.  Drawing inspiration from experts like Marie Kondo, spring encourages us to simplify.  We find ourselves with excess clutter and have the urge to streamline our […]

Stress Awareness Day

Stress Awareness Day is traditionally observed on April 16th, the day after tax day. Tax day has been postponed this year until July, but being aware of stress and how it is affecting us–especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic–is especially important. Our world is operating in a state of chronic super stress and […]

Transform Your Spring

It’s almost Easter.  This is the time of year when we begin to think about rebirth and transformation.  The earth is waking up from its long winter nap and we are emerging from our own hibernation.  This year spring has been difficult for most of us.  We aren’t able to go out and enjoy the […]

Ways to Boost Your Immune System That May Surprise You

As news escalates surrounding the new coronavirus, COVID-19, online searches for ways to bolster the immune system have surged. Are there foods to boost my immune system? Will vitamins help? If my immune system is deficient, how do I fix it?  Am I too late? While eating healthy, exercising, and taking supplements for deficiencies, such […]

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Every 9 seconds someone, somewhere in the United States sustains a brain injury. I’d guess that you know someone or are someone who has suffered an injury of one type or another. 47.9% of brain injuries are caused by a simple fall. That’s how I got mine. I slipped in the shower, fell back and […]

Let’s all be Betties…

We love Betty White, don’t we? That sassy smile. The twinkle in her eye. It’s hard to believe she is 98 years young, isn’t it? When we think about aging, we want to be like Betty White, or Mel Brooks–someone who is not only aging but enjoying and thriving. The good news is life expectancy […]