Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

There’s been a lot of talk lately about vagal tone and how yoga can help to maintain healthy vagus nerve function, in effect providing “high vagal tone.” (That’s a good thing.) It basically means that the body and brain function more resiliently under stress. It can even reduce allostatic load, which is the amount of … Continue reading Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

“Even if you don’t get COVID-19, the pandemic might destroy you anyway.” Muscles, bones, skin, hair, even vision - “For many people, the physical ramifications of a year or more in isolation will be temporary, or at least largely reversible. For some, though, the accumulated toll of the pandemic’s disruptions to daily life could be … Continue reading Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

"The more we study physical activity, the more we realize that it doesn't really matter what you do," Lieberman says. "You don't have to do incredible strength training ... to get some benefits of physical activity. There's all different kinds of physical activity, and it's all good in different ways." *On how chairs with backs … Continue reading Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

What’s In My (Your) Cup?”

Shared from someone whose cup is full of goodness and inspiration. You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you or shakes your arm, making you spill your coffee everywhere. Why did you spill the coffee? "Because someone bumped into me!!!" Wrong answer. You spilled the coffee because there … Continue reading What’s In My (Your) Cup?”

Rising To the Occasion

November 6 excerpt from Simple Abundance ~ A DAY BOOK of COMFORT and JOY Sarah Ban Breathnach "In real like serenity depends on coping and coping well. Rising to the occasion.Consider the following scenarios: you have a flat tire on the way to an important business meeting. You find yourself locked out of the house. … Continue reading Rising To the Occasion

The Power Of Food ~ bay leaves

Came across this and figured I would share.These are called "Bay leaves"Many people add bay leaves to foods especially jollof rice(Nigerian), red meat and poultry but do you know why bay leaves are added to food?When asked why, some reply: to add flavor to the food👐 Do you know that If you boil some bay … Continue reading The Power Of Food ~ bay leaves

The role of diet and nutritional supplements during COVID-19

“Although we are not aware of good data on the effects of nutritional supplements on risk or severity of COVID-19, existing evidence indicates that supplements of several nutrients can reduce risk or severity of some viral infections, particularly among people with inadequate dietary sources. Therefore, prudence suggests that inadequate intakes of essential minerals and vitamins … Continue reading The role of diet and nutritional supplements during COVID-19