Improve Memory Function

Can you Improve Memory Function Once You Have Started to Lose it? It’s understandable to think that once you begin to lose your memory, you might not be able to improve memory function. However, in most cases there are practices or solutions for dealing with memory lapses, and you can actually improve your memory. You may want to consult your health care professional to receive an accurate diagnosis and a recommended treatment. A doctor may be able to determine the … Continue reading

My Husband’s Cholesterol Ruined Our Vacation

How My Husband’s Cholesterol Ruined Our Vacation How would you feel if you flew 3000 miles for vacation and spent it watching your husband sleep off the side effects of a prescription cholesterol medication? It was 2012, and we had come out to California for my niece’s wedding. After the event, we headed down to San Diego to enjoy a few days vacation before heading back home to New England, but my husband’s cholesterol ruined our vacation. This one particular … Continue reading

Body Tension Activities that Soothe Stress at Any Age

Body Tension Activities that Soothe Stress at Any Age When you’re under stress, you experience tension in your body, especially in your muscles. This muscle tension keeps them from relaxing in the manner they are designed to function. That why it’s important to find body tension activities that soothe stress. This is not a physical condition, but is a physical reaction to the emotional fallout that’s caused by stress. This is why you can have backaches when you’re stressed – … Continue reading

Brain Health for Entrepreneurs

Brain Health for Entrepreneurs This is a guest post from Connie Ragen Green on the topic of brain health for entrepreneurs. Be sure to check out all she has to offer…books, training and so much more at https://ConnieRagenGreen.com As we near the end of the decade I thought it would be helpful for me to share some ideas with you about brain health and optimization. I always thought that if I avoided risky behaviors and did not have injuries or … Continue reading

It’s not just about food…check your cleaning products too!

It’s not just about food… It’s not just about food…It’s about what you put on your skin, what you wash your clothes with and what you use to clean. This became no more certainly apparent than this past weekend when the manager of a pub in the neighboring town of Burlington, Massachusetts was overcome with toxic fumes and died as a result. He was a thirty-two year old man, a new father and his life was snuffed out by toxic … Continue reading

Words to Eat by…Enjoy Every Bite

Words to Eat by…Enjoy Every Bite! Every Tuesday I email the people on my list who want to learn from me, and I send them “Two Tip Tuesday”!  This is a short email with two important tips for them to add to their healthy eating/healthy living arsenal.  This week, I sent them this advice…Words to Eat by…Enjoy Every Bite! Your first tip today is to eat healthfully most of the time. Avoid sugary processed food and go for healthy salads … Continue reading

Healthy TV Commercials

Healthy TV commercials?  If you see it advertised on TV, chances are it’s not good for you… Seriously, think about these three things and what you see on television: food, drugs, personal care products. Let’s talk about them one at a time and see what might be good about them. Food…what do we see advertised on TV that is healthy for us to eat? Can you think of one thing? When I think of food on TV, I am hard pressed … Continue reading

Keep Your Brain Young

Keep Your Brain Young When you think about aging, your thoughts may wander to images of being less able bodied, slower and older in appearance and to physical health problems. Let’s discuss some ways to help keep your brain young! There is another side to growing older that is not thought about quite as much but can be even more devastating than physical challenges. That is the effect that aging can have on your brain. Just like your body, you … Continue reading

Are You At Risk For Diabetes?

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Are You At Risk For Diabetes? With diabetes reaching epidemic proportions in our country, I read everything I can about preventing the disease.  For me personally, one of my great grandmothers was diabetic (hyperglycemia), and I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in my late twenties.  I am acutely aware that having hypoglycemia can lead to developing diabetes, so I am very careful. I am at risk for diabetes. Additionally, the impetus for me “disappearing” my chronic depression was … Continue reading

The Blue Zones and Longevity

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The Blue Zones and Longevity One of my current favorite authors is Dan Buettner who writes about the Blue Zones. If this is a new term to you, the Blue Zones are five areas around the world where people live to be one hundred years old or more.  And, they are active, healthy and social! In an article I discovered on getpocket.com, Andrew Merle writes about his discovery of Dan Buettner and his book The Blue Zones Solution.  The article … Continue reading