I spent last week away from home, work, studio, email, and Facebook in the city of my youth, Montreal. I remember it well, but only this... Read More
By engaging children’s imagination and natural compassion we can help them live a simpler, more mindful life.
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Long-term benefits of a regular exercise habit.
When we go out for a walk, bring ourselves to the yoga mat, or jump in the pool for some... Read More
The secret to a happy, health gut is knowing it’s not what you eat, it’s how.
There are a million diets out there and lots of confusing... Read More
4 ways to boost your energy levels.
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Learning to express anger in a healthy way will help couples resolve conflicts, instead of letting them simmer.
Every Saturday night, Bill and Sarah leave their son... Read More
Releasing anger and frustration can actually help you regain control over a hectic day or win back productivity after feeling frazzled. But you have to do... Read More
Think you’re too busy for a healthy lifestyle? Think again.
No, it’s not easy to balance your work life and your home life, and you probably... Read More
Is it true that you can add years to your life by making smarter food choices? Believe it or not, it is!
Our life span is dependent on... Read More
Get the most lutein by juicing this green super vegetable.
The cartoon character Popeye the Sailor famously popped open cans of spinach to restore his strength, but... Read More
Foods to Help You Rest and Renew, plus a Recipe for Moon Milk
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In the world of behavior change, the first step in creating any kind of lasting shift in your life is to know why it matters to... Read More
How can CBD help you with anxiety and is it safe?
Anxiety disorders, a group of mental-health issues, affects about 18 percent of the adult American population,... Read More
In all relationships, sometimes a little reinvention is needed.
Sometimes love is a choice.
I have some friends who have been married for more than 15 years. They have been... Read More
When the holidays remind us of those that have been lost.
The holiday season is punctuated by festivities: parties, tidings of good cheer, and the word ‘happy’... Read More
Emotional Detox: Cleansing Intolerance through Emotional Connection
I remember getting a lousy night’s sleep in a hotel room. The next day, I was so sleep deprived I... Read More
Can CBD oil help you get some much-needed sleep?
If you toss at night, glowering at the clock in frustration, you’re not alone. About 60 percent of... Read More
A new study suggests that we judge ourselves more harshly than others do when we put ourselves out there.
We all know the experience of vulnerability, even... Read More
The odds of developing various health problems can rise with age. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it. Safe physical activity helps guard... Read More
A new study helps define what a healthy personality looks like.
Am I normal? Do I have a good personality? We’ve all wondered these things. A new study from... Read More
Being a longtime musician aids in reaction times.
My daughter recently started violin lessons. While I’ll admit there’s quite a bit of squawking involved, my husband and... Read More
Here are a few tips for keeping calm and taking care during the holiday season.
Stress is an inevitable, natural, normal part of our lives. The problem... Read More
Learning benefits us as we age
As we grow older, learning new things is essential for maintaining cognitive health and quality of life. According to research from the University... Read More
Hint: It's not just about chewing your food for a long time.
Many people think that mindful eating is about eating slowly or about chewing your food... Read More
"Perhaps," says Sylvia Boorstein, "these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in... Read More