Best Exercise for Brain Health

Which Exercise is Best For Your Brain?

For those of us over 60, giving our brain a workout means playing a board game, or doing a puzzle; but what about physical activity? Is aerobic activity more important for keeping our brain healthy than playing games? New research from the University of Iowa’s Brain and Cognition Lab has demonstrated that physical activity helps…

How To STOP Eating Processed Foods

As much as I hate to see this, summer is fleeting, and the season of “pumpkin everything” is approaching! This week we’ll discuss the dangers of processed foods before you start thinking of pumpkin shakes, muffins, and beer… Last week more evidence that highly processed foods harm us. This time the study found that these…

Exercises to Prevent Both Alzheimer’s AND Muscle Loss!

Did you have a nice Memorial Day weekend (those in the US)? Ours was lovely. Nice weather, parades honoring those who gave their lives for the freedoms that we enjoy, and good food. Today, I’d like to talk a bit about muscle loss. Have you heard of sarcopenia? It’s like osteoporosis, only for muscles instead…

Do You Know How to Prevent Alzheimer’s?

I just found out that next Tuesday, May 31st is National Meditation Day! Cool! Let’s Meditate together. I’ll be live on Facebook at 9 am (eastern) for a loving kindness mediation. Join me if you can, here! https://www.facebook.com/WomenOver50Coach And, speaking of meditation, one of the benefits of a regular meditation practice is hanging on to…

How To Boost Your Brainpower and Have Fun!

222 is a number that is thought to represent the state of perfect balance. According to Carl Jung, it is the union of masculine and feminine principles, or the meeting place between the conscious and subconscious minds. Today is 2-22-22 – lots of 2’s there! I’m wishing perfect balance for us all today! Boosting brain power is on our…

Peace of Mind during COVID

Looking for some Peace of Mind for International Peace Month?

In honor of International Peace Month – Today’s good news story is more new science on Alzheimer’s prevention! That should give us some peace of mind… August has, thus far, not been a month that we can describe using the old term “Dog Days of August.” As I write this, I am wearing my fleece…

Which is Better for Your Brain? Dancing or Walking

How are you all doing today? I have to admit, I’m really, really tired of all this rain. I’m visualizing pushing it out to the west coast to help drown the fires out there… After a year and a half of staying inside due to COVID, it’s difficult to accept this dreary weather. I think…

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Rough Year So Far…

Here we are, a week and a half into the new year. It’s been a bit rough so far, hasn’t it? When I sat down to write this, I looked at what’s going on in the world, the holidays this month, etc. It’s always a bit fun, as, sometimes, the holiday of the day is…