The Science Behind Giving

By |2023-01-18T12:06:19-05:00January 18th, 2023|

I love this meme: “I hate when people ask me if I’m ready for Christmas. No, Susan, I’m not even ready for today!” Well, sigh! It’s that time of year. The frantic, hustle and bustle of the Holidays. Whether it’s the dread of slogging our way through an overcrowded shopping [...]

Gratitude May Be the Best Medicine

By |2023-02-24T16:24:57-05:00January 18th, 2023|

By consciously practicing gratitude every day, we can help our immune system, our central nervous system, pain response, sleep, even our memory and cognitive function. The effects of gratitude, when practiced daily, can be almost the same as medications in strengthening neural pathways. Here’s what happens when we express gratitude: [...]

Cause for Concern

By |2023-01-18T12:03:52-05:00January 10th, 2022|

By Radhia Gleis, CCN, MEd. During a period of one year, an average adult consumes more than 1,000 pounds of food without any change, hopefully, in body weight. However, the diets we now consume in the United States, which are made up of 42% of our calories from fat, (especially [...]

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