15 Surprising Ways Music Benefits our Health

“One good thing about music, is when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley There is nothing like hearing your favorite song come on the radio.  You immediately turn the volume up, probably start singing, and your mind immediately goes to the memories this song invokes.  Or the feeling when you see your […]

The Top Four Mindfulness Techniques for Pain Relief

According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies one in three people suffer chronic pain, which is defined as having pain that persists without acute injury. It can make actively participating in a meaningful life a struggle and affects: Job performance Sleep quality Sleep quantity Relationships Mobility Until recently, the most common solution […]

Feed Your Brain – The Top Foods for Brain Health

As our population ages, an estimated 5.5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050 the Alzheimer’s Association estimates that up to 16 million people could be suffering from this disease. Those are grim numbers and as yet science has not come up with a cure. But can Alzheimer’s be prevented? Should we, before we get […]

To Reach Your Goals — Get Enthusiastic

Think of a time when you got really excited about something. Wasn’t your enthusiasm infectious? Didn’t it spill over to other people and stay with you for a while, leaving you feeling happy, calm, and centered? Enthusiasm tells your brain what’s important to you, causing your brain to try to recreate that feeling over and […]

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life: How To Get A Growth Mindset

Do you have a dream?  A goal you’d like to reach but you can’t quite seem to get there? Do you wonder what’s standing in your way?  Chances are it’s your mindset. Read on for how to get a growth mindset and change your life! Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset In this age of distraction, […]

Our Five Steps to Gaining Clarity

Our lives are full of distractions. Distractions can cause confusion and doubt and leave us feeling uncertain about which direction to go in. Daily pressure makes it difficult to focus our thinking, but it’s not an impossible task. Imagine a life free of distractions and confusion, being able to concentrate with laser focus. Learning to […]

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 […]

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 […]