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Memory Exercises

May 15th, 2014 (No Comments)

  In an article from the Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Health Publications “HEALTHbeat,” the author states that its normal to forget things sometimes, and that “healthy people can experience memory loss or memory distortion at any age.” Some “memory flaws” can become more pronounced with age, but there’s nothing to worry about as long as […]

12 Life Lessons From People Who Have Lived

May 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

“If I only knew then what I know now.” Do you find yourself thinking that sometimes? It could be a new chapter in your life, or a huge hurdle you overcame and suddenly – everything seems clear and a wave of gratitude or possibly regret washes over you. No matter what your reaction to new […]

How to Make Your Mind Happy

May 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

Most of us go throughout our day thinking several thoughts, allowing our minds to take over our ability to be aware. A person could be generally happy but spend most of the day stressing over life, or constantly thinking ahead to the future and then wonder why they don’t feel so good. When we allow […]

Benefits of Cuddling and TLC

April 25th, 2014 (No Comments)

Did you know that the benefits of cuddling are actually really great for your health? That’s right, the second you touch someone else, the posterior lobe of your pituitary gland (at the base of your brain) secretes a hormone called oxytocin. This hormone makes us feel good, and is often referred to as the “cuddle […]

Healthy Indoor Plants for a Healthy Home

April 18th, 2014 (No Comments)

It is well known that spending time outdoors in nature is proven to reduce anxiety and depression. But, there can also be many health benefits of bringing nature inside. Adding a few indoor plants to your home will not only boost your mood by adding splashes of color, but will also improve your health. Indoor […]

Are You Cooking with Healthy Oils

April 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

Cooking with the Healthy Oils As we age, more and more attention goes into making sure we are taking better care of our bodies. From diet to exercise, there are a plethora of ways in which we can make small changes toward a happier, healthier, body-mind-soul. One of the ways in which we might not […]

Time Management Tricks

January 25th, 2014 (No Comments)

Time Management Helpful Hints Time management is much easier said than done, but if done correctly it is a great way to accomplish more in each day while improving your health as well. One major symptom that always shows up in this discussion is stress from poor time management. There are numerous ways to mismanage […]

Natural Health Benefits

January 19th, 2014 (No Comments)

Health Benefits Found in Nature Spending time in nature is possibly the most efficient natural stress-reliever and is fortunately very easy to access. Whether you are hanging out with a friend or loved one for a picnic or to watch the sunset at the cliffs, hiking in early A.M. or strolling through the park in […]

Dance to your Health

January 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

Practicing Good Health is as Simple as Practicing your Waltz Did you know that staying healthy as a senior can be not only fun, but have multiple health benefits as well?! Research indicates that dancing as little as 3 times per week can be extremely beneficial to your health and will reduce the risk of […]