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The AGE-ing Effect

The AGE-ing Effect

Apr 28, 20204 min read

This type of AGE-ing has nothing to do with the number of candles on your birthday cake. It does however, have everything to do with how we “age” on the inside. We know that inflammation is literally a fire, and……

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Blog Title Good Bacteria Good Mood Senior Health

Good Bacteria = Good Mood

Mar 19, 20184 min read

The benefits of probiotics – or “good” gut bacteria – have been making the news for some time now. Grocery store aisles abound with probiotic enriched products from yogurt to granola but it looks like probiotics are good for more…

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What Lights you Up?

Aug 17, 20213 min read

“Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary!”  ~ Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society Remember this famous movie quote?  A boarding school English teacher, played by Robin Williams, is urging his young students to make the most of…

Brain Fuel: The Sweet Spot

Brain Fuel: The Sweet Spot

Nov 10, 20205 min read

What’s the sweet spot when it comes to fueling your brain?  We start with this euphemism because the sweet spot is often referred to as the optimal place for obtaining a certain desirable effect or result. Where things are “just……

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Blog Title You Are What You Eat Right

You Are What You Eat, Right?

Jul 17, 20185 min read

You are what you eat, right? Surprisingly the answer to that question is yes and no. It would be more accurate – but admittedly less catchy – to say “you are what you assimilate.” Getting healthy food into your body…

Inspiration: How to Become Your Own Muse

Inspiration: How to Become Your Own Muse

Oct 2, 20212 min read

“Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”  ~ Ella Fitzgerald We all have people in our lives who have inspired us. (Thanks, Mom!!) Maybe you had a parent, grandparent, teacher or friend whose encouragement and…

Self Care Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy!

Self Care Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy!

Jul 21, 20205 min read

Self care ain’t nothin’ fancy.  It’s the simple act of waking up every morning with the intention that you will DO things throughout the day that will benefit you, and perhaps everyone around you. Those who take care of themselves……

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The Dog Days of Summer

Jun 6, 20223 min read

The Dog Days of Summer have nothing to do with your panting pet. This time of summer is called the Dog Days because the hottest days of the season are associated with the dog star Sirius, the brightest star in the Canis Major…