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…

Redefining Chronic Stress and How to Cope

Welcome to July!  And, warmer weather! YAY!  At Last! No more stressing out about the cold. Maybe I can actually put my fleece lined jeans away this week!? Speaking of stress, Dr. Sarah McKay is a neurobiologist that I follow. She recently made a good point about stress in the body that I’d like to…

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…

Mother’s Day Gift that Mom will Savor – Meditation Training!

Mother’s Day this week! The first few months of this year are certainly flying by. This year on Mother’s Day, would you like to: Have more energy? Sleep better at night and feel rested in the morning? Get rid of those nasty stress hormones causing you to age prematurely? Of course, you would! Well, a…

How to Get Anxiety Relief Quickly

How are you feeling this week? Are you getting outside and enjoying any nice weather that comes your way? Are you tired of listening to the bad news stories on TV and the internet? Are you anxious about all the businesses that don’t have enough staff to stay open? Want some quick anxiety relief? I…

Get Ready for Spring with a Good Night’s Sleep!

Spring is coming, can you feel it? I’m loving the fact that my lovely sunsets are happening a bit later each day. In a few days here in the Berkshires, daylight savings will begin. And, a week and a half later, Spring will officially arrive on the calendar. Hope. That’s what I feel now. Hope.…