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Mind Body and Telomeres

I’m fascinated with telomeres as of late. They form protective caps on chromosomes. “Scientists compared them to the little plastic coverings on shoelace ends that help prevent the strings from fraying.” (I love visuals) “Under normal circumstances, our telomeres get shorter as we get older, diminishing each time a cell divides. Shorter telomeres may contribute … Continue reading Mind Body and Telomeres

Building Cities for People, Not Cars

Walkability, livability and reducing vehicle miles travelled are a few shifts that improve health and wellness of residents, communities and cities. Research has shown that the way neighborhoods and communities are created can have positive OR negative effects on the physical and mental health of residents. Excellent read from Blue Zones "Built Environment Impact On Public … Continue reading Building Cities for People, Not Cars

82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

"This is story just goes to show how resilient our bodies really are if given the right environment. Most of these types of diseases are often related to diet in the first place so that means that they can indeed be reversed with a proper diet. Sure, some of them are genetic and you might … Continue reading 82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

Exercise To Keep Calm Under Stress

I'm never surprised to read about the benefits of exercise. It was physical pain in my body that brought me to exercise many moons ago. I believe that when exercise is used for the goal of wellness rather than just weight loss the benefits not only will be lifelong but so will the ability AND … Continue reading Exercise To Keep Calm Under Stress

Fitness Freak

Sometimes I can feel a bit of a freak. The early morning darkness. The kiss of frigid across my cheeks. The bellyache breathing. Heart pounding pulse. Heaviness in the legs as I check if someone poured concrete in my runners. Then the head gets cleared in the monotony of steps. Then I’m done and it … Continue reading Fitness Freak

Try This Free 8-Minute Meditation

We all know it’s good for us but we mostly put ourselves last when it comes to self-care. We all know it’s good for us but we mostly put ourselves last when it comes to self-care When you start meditating once a day, even for just a few minutes at a time, you’ll notice a … Continue reading Try This Free 8-Minute Meditation