Photo by Kat Jayne from Pexels I’ve been thinking a lot about stress recently. After all, it’s one of the big players that influences brain health. I thrive on and feel energized by certain types of welcome challenges, and I imagine that’s true for you as well. Yet at times I’ve also felt overwhelmed and… Continue reading How Stress Impacts Your Brain
There are many things we can do for our brains. If you read my last blog piece, you know that I focused on some of the super foods that are known to be especially effective in sustaining the mind and nervous system. That post was the first in a series I’m writing about different ways to… Continue reading Fitness Fuels Your Brain
The brain has long been the domain of specialists like neurologists and brain surgeons. But you don’t have to be a brain surgeon to take good care of your brain. I’m not a brain expert. I am, however, a health practitioner with training in functional nutrition, and I’m struck by how much power we… Continue reading There’s So Much You Can Do For Your Brain!
If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s possible to age with your health intact, you’re not alone. I’ve been thinking about this quite a bit recently, and this is what I’ve learned. First, in order to address the question of whether it is possible to age with wellness, we need to consider the major players in… Continue reading Aging Well: Key Factors That Make a Difference
Autumn in the northeast is a time when once green leaves change color — first brilliant and then muted shades of reds, oranges, yellows, and browns — and drift to the ground. Autumn seems a natural time to think about aging. Here in Western Massachusetts, October and November are marked by maturation and change, especially… Continue reading The Surprising Health Fears I Hear From Women