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
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
Today, September 22, 2017, is marked at least in part by the autumnal equinox. At least that is so here in the northeast. Do you know what the term equinox refers to? To make sure I knew, I looked it up. According to Wikipedia, an equinox is the moment during which the plane of the… Continue reading Equinox
Sleep deficiency, particularly for those of us for whom sleep tends to be elusive, slipping out into the night like a cat in search of a mouse, can be a tricky truth to acknowledge. Often we get by with whatever snatches of sound slumber sneak into our vigils of wakefulness. We get used to functioning… Continue reading Sleep Matters!