It’s Puzzle Time!

Puzzles are a powerful tool that reduces stress, increase your memory and help low the aging process of the brain. Research suggests puzzles and brain teasers may ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as improve overall brain and memory function. Working puzzles stimulate the brain to release dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain. Dopamine

Mindful Alzheimer’s Tips

You can preserve your mental health by reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. And there are many Mindful tips that can help you do just that. Alzheimer’s disease is “a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior.” It is the most common form of dementia, and it’s also a progressive disease

Nature Affects Your Brain

It’s fall and Mother Nature is beckoning you to get outside and join her majesty today. Ecotherapy is about getting outdoors and becoming active in a natural environment as a way of boosting mental and physical health. Studies reported decreased levels of depression after a walk in nature. Individuals said they felt less tense after a

Worrying Impacts Your Health

Now, more than ever, we are worrying ourselves sick! Constant worrying eventually leads to anxiety and directly impacts your mental and physical health. Compulsive worry stops us from working effectively. It has physical effects such as rapid pulse, trembling, dry mouth, chest pains, digestive problems, headaches, insomnia, and more. Compulsive worrying also causes emotional and behavioral

Retire the Right Way

Everyone retires, but not everyone is emotional or financially prepared. According to a 2011 AARP survey, 43 percent of older Americans said they were ready to retire and 41 percent said that they were not. Here are Mindful tips to help ease your stress while planning for retirement: Financial fears. Many Americans put off retirement

Stress LESS With Aromatherapy

Smelling essential oils stimulates the brain. The scent sends a signal to the limbic system of the brain that regulates emotions. This part of the brain releases chemicals that can make you feel relaxed, calm, or sometimes stimulated. I have used aromatherapy with my clients and patients for many years. I use lavender combinations with

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