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Treats For Mother’s Day

This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day in the United States – are you ready? What I have found over the years is that the item that many grown kids think is Mom’s favorite gift, is not really what she’d like to have the most. In spite of what Hallmark tells us, maybe flowers aren’t her [&helli...

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Are You Living With An Invisible Illness?

Recently, one of my students was having some shoulder and arm pain, and her primary care physician was not able to help her. She asked if I had any ideas. Well, since I also knew that she’d been having some trouble with swollen feet and ankles recently, (which her doc told her was due to […...

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What Do Snowshoes and Brain Health Have In Common?

This past weekend, I tried out my new snowshoes. Saturday was a glorious day in the Berkshires – I didn't even need my big arctic coat! It didn’t take long before my heart was pumping right along with my arms, and it was fun to breathe in air that didn't freeze my lungs on its […]

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Is Brain Degeneration Avoidable? – YES!

Did you know that scientists predict that the number of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s will triple in the next few decades? The most important NEW information is that this is not a disease of age, or something that everyone just gets In fact, memory loss is not a “normal” part of aging a...

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Halloween Fun Just For You!

Recently, a reader remarked that much of what I discuss and share in these posts is very serious. Although I attempt to bring a bit of humor into my writing, it's true that relieving back pain or preventing dementia is something that I take very seriously, and I share anything I learn which can help...

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