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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……

This content is part of the 11. Inflammation & Heart Health series.
The Mental Road To Happiness

The Mental Road To Happiness

Jan 3, 20216 min read

“If your attitude is not right, then even if you are surrounded by good friends and the best facilities, you cannot be happy. This is why mental attitude is more important than external conditions. Despite this, it seems to me……

This content is part of the 23. Perception series.
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……

This content is part of the 20. Tending to Your Mind series.
Turbocharge Your Brain

Turbocharge Your Brain

Dec 2, 20206 min read

updated 1 December 2020 Our brains are overworked and underpaid. We multitask and brainstorm all day along. We text and email and attend Zoom meetings, and even when we lie down at night, we plot and plan the next day’s……

This content is part of the 21. Memory series.
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…

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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…

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…

Blog Title Dehydration More than Thirst

Dehydration: More Than Thirst

Jun 18, 20184 min read

During the summer months, dehydration becomes a common topic of conversation. We hear stories of people succumbing to the relentless heat and ending up in the hospital. Staying hydrated is important for everyone but, as we grow older the need to…