On January 28th, the world welcomed the Year of the Red Rooster. Happy Chinese New Year to you! In Chinese tradition, every year is symbolized by one of twelve animals. The year itself, as well as the people born in that year, are believed to share the characteristics of that year’s representative creature. Were you… Read more »
I’ve been hearing clients around the world express concern about various troublesome and sometimes confusing symptoms. These complaints include fatigue, lack of energy, forgetfulness, lack of focus, pain, declining bone density, and just feeling “out of sorts” or “down in the dumps.” Could this be you? It’s okay. I wouldn’t be surprised if it is…. Read more »
I’ve been thinking lately about sustainability—the capacity for a practice or habit to continue, successfully, for the long term. We hear this word a lot when people talk about conserving resources or the environment. But I think “sustainability” is something we should consider on a much more personal scale, too. How we feel and whether… Read more »
The winding up of a thousand year-end details, the gradual transition into the coldest part of the winter, the ebb and flow of activity as we move from noisy, social holiday events to rest and quiet in our own spaces and minds…the spectrum we roam at this time of year can be a bit of… Read more »
Have you had your fill of heavy party food yet? Here’s a simple, delicious, and nutritious high-fiber option that makes a great alternative to yet another tray of chips and dip.
Are you thinking that the last few weeks of the year must, inevitably, be the most exhausting and energy draining on the calendar? (I sometimes feel that way.) What often sets December apart are all the holiday details. Shopping for gifts, party commitments, visiting loved ones, and special activities of all kinds can seem like… Read more »
Heard in the office this week: Who is going to win the election? What will happen after the other disgusting/deplorable person loses? What if my brother brings his girlfriend who no one likes to Thanksgiving? Suppose I can’t stop eating and gain 5 pounds? What if the snow or rain causes airline delays? What if… Read more »
We all have heard stories of the ravages of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease affecting loved ones—or even witnessed that tragic decline firsthand in a close friend or relative. It’s heartbreaking. And for those who have lost someone dear to one of these debilitating conditions, witnessing the effects also can be frightening. It’s just human nature… Read more »
All the tomato and cheesy, gooey goodness of the traditional version—but without the grain!
A lot of information has been released over the past few months about fitness tracking devices, and sorry to say, much of it really isn’t very good news. One study found that the measurements a particular tracking model takes can be wildly erroneous, giving users a false view of how much they’re accomplishing. Other studies… Read more »