"Did you know that olive oil contains a powerhouse chemical property that makes it so beneficial to our health?" This special compound is called flavenoid polyphenols, and many people are taking note that some olive oils consist of more polyphenols than other olive oil variants. Olive Oil contains the highest amount of polyphenols than any other edible product, which makes it an essential part of our daily diets to maintain good health. Why are polyphenols so good for the human … [Read more...] about Why are Polyphenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil So Good for You?
Lifelong Learning is part of my DNA, so much so that I've asked my kids to put "Still Learning" on my tombstone. I'm 78 years old now. I don't know if I'll live to be 100, but I do know that as I age I will keep on learning. Learning challenges, energizes and lifts me up. As a Life Coach, I bring over 40 years of experience challenging, encouraging and supporting my clients to go for their dreams and watch them come home to themselves. They learn what to let go of and what to go for. When I … [Read more...] about Learning: A Habit With Lifetime Benefits
Investing in the care of your body is of course an integral part of showing respect for yourself and partaking of your highest potential. However, engaging the mind and staying mentally active is also important for enjoying your longevity and living to the fullest. Keeping the Mind Fresh As we age, our brains undergo physical changes, just like our bodies do. 1 Physical exercise can help keep the mind fresh and bright, but taking on new mental challenges—like learning a new language or course … [Read more...] about Invest in Yourself – Life Long Learning
Largely thanks to improved sanitation and nutrition, the number of centenarians is on the rise. Indeed, the number of 100-year-old Americans—a population already more likely to live to 100 than any other country’s—has roughly doubled over the last two decades. Moreover, according to Matt Sedensky of The Associated Press, that number is expected to at least double again by 2020 to over 140,000, with some estimates projecting as much as a seven-fold increase, resulting in over half a million … [Read more...] about Happiness and Positive Psychology
The more we learn about people and why they do the things they do, the more we realize the vital importance of having goals as well as a purpose in life. I was reading a paper that had been presented at a psychological conference by Sydney M. Girard at the University of Florida in which he says, “I believe we’ll find that a man who pursues inspiriting goals,” by this he means the sort of goals that inspire us and fill us with some intense desire for their accomplishment, “actualizes his … [Read more...] about The Value of Goals and Purpose
What would it take to suspend your belief in what you know for sure to be able to see for yourself whether other ways of thinking are true, as well? In what ways have you been able to change your beliefs? The impairment of a closed mind Imagine a land with 2 territories: one only has a Day-Sky where the sun plays peek-a-boo with the clouds, the second territory has only a Night-Sky where the moon and stars are in a field of darkness all the time. Your territory, Day-Sky is all you … [Read more...] about Challenging and Changing Our Beliefs
Successful homework sessions don’t just happen. A little effort, planning and support make the difference between the headache, frustration and battleground around the completion of homework and the peaceful smooth sailing episode of your dreams. The Real Headache – Afternoon headaches can be symptomatic of numerous causes. Getting to the cause is vital. A chiropractic examination or check-up will determine if there is misalignment of the neck, shoulders or other part of the spine – a common … [Read more...] about Homework Headaches
Your spine is the structural support system of your body. At any age - child, teenager, adult or senior - how your spine supports you can be seen in your posture. Posture reveals weaknesses that can progressively worsen under the stresses of daily life as you grow and age. Because your structure, spine and nervous system are the lifeline of health and energy to all the vital organs of your body, it is important to pay attention to your posture before pursuing prescription medications or over … [Read more...] about Posture, Growth and Healthy Emotions