Happiness Is A Habit

"A number of years ago, I stayed for about a week in a farmers house in Connemarra on the west coast of Ireland. He seemed to be always singing and whistling and was full of humor.  I asked him the secret of his happiness, and his reply was: "It is a habit of mine to … Continue reading Happiness Is A Habit

How To Choose Happiness

Everyone wants to be happy.  What if it was really as easy as what some make it out to be?  What if it really is a choice? Too good to not share from my recent read THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND read...................every day "Divine order takes charge of my life today and every day. … Continue reading How To Choose Happiness

The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice

Sunday morning, off to church.  If for nothing else, belt out a tune.  It's good for you.  But I knew that already after engaging in a Radical Self Love Program. One of the areas we touched on was the vagus nerve; what it is, why it's important and how we can EASILY get it working! … Continue reading The Power of Song: Why your doctor should be prescribing choir practice

The Italian Cooks With Thai Curry

I think of my one daughter when posting a recipe.  She always jokes when looking at recipes on websites "what's with the story,   just get to the recipe already." In addition to encourage communicating thoughts and feelings, storytelling promotes a feeling of well-being and relaxation.  Isn't that what a well thought out, intentionally prepared … Continue reading The Italian Cooks With Thai Curry

Autumn Resolutions

A simple book, filled with daily reflections, "Simple Abundance ~ A Daybook Of Comfort and Joy", offers some wisdom eloquently put to describe my love of September and the season of fall. She talks about in this entry how the swiftness of days turns into weeks that we hardly notice. "But when the leaves start … Continue reading Autumn Resolutions

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