On the morning of my 55th birthday, I received an unexpected text. Hollywood stars Carla Gugino and Sebastian Gutierrez were in Atlanta and wanted to be adjusted. They asked if I would come to Carla’s temporary home at Ponce City Market in downtown Atlanta where she was living while filming the upcoming Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House, due to be released in October. With a fun afternoon already lined up, I accepted, hoping to make a difference for them while enhancing my birthday … [Read more...] about Healthy on the Set
Which group do you think is healthier, baby boomers or their parents? Unfortunately for boomers, unhealthy lifestyles have caused too many members of them to be in worse health than their parents during the same stage of life. A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine reported only 13% of today’s baby boomers are in excellent health while their parents’ generation was 32%. Comparatively speaking, 39% of today’s baby boomers are obese and 16% have diabetes. The previous generation’s numbers … [Read more...] about Baby Boomers vs. Their Parents
Want to have a 100 percent conscious day? Try this today: From the time you wake up in the morning, until the time you go to bed at night, be aware of every moment. Become fully aware of your environment, your emotions, and your activities. You may find that some of who you are and what you do is unconscious, out of control, and not what you would choose in that moment or for the rest of your life. Some of these things can be changed immediately. Conscious Breathing One way to increase … [Read more...] about Have a 100 Percent Conscious Day
Your brain is remarkable. It’s comprised of hundreds of billions of individual cells that are constantly receiving and transmitting information about your body and its place within your environment. The sum of all this activity is what you perceive as your personal human experience. Put more simply, the health and activity level of your brain determines who you are as a person. In order for your brain to be healthy and perform its job at a level that allows you to enjoy life, each one of your … [Read more...] about Movement and a Healthy Brain
What happens when you stop eating healthy? What happens when you stop exercising? How about when you stop getting adjusted? What if you stop saying,"I love you" to your partner? Across all platforms, research has continually supported the importance of lifestyles and habits that foster health, instead of those that foster inactivity, disease and negative neuroplasticity, loss of brain function.2,3 When it comes to exercise, research published in the journal Frontier in Aging Neuroscience … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Stop?
Before you get too excited, I didn't say Magic Mushrooms ;). Even though mushrooms have been shown to help heal the mind, we are focusing more on nutritional and health properties of mushrooms. Besides being delicious, mushrooms have some nutritious qualities that make them quite appear to be magical and powerful. Many mushrooms are used in alternative health care because they can be anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, fight cancer, increase brain power, brain regeneration, and … [Read more...] about The Magic of Mushrooms
We live in a world where technology dominates our daily lives and it is causing hunchbacks to appear in neighborhoods everywhere. From watching TV, utilizing computers for work, video games for kids, and of course, staring at our ‘smart phone’ for hours mindlessly scrolling through social media or playing games. It’s pretty clear that the world would not be what it is today without technology. However, as technology rapidly grows with each passing day, its consequences are starting to catch up … [Read more...] about Hunchbacks in the Hood
Are you Body Conscious or Health Conscious? Unfortunately, too many people are concerned about how they look and not necessarily about their health. Perhaps you do not know the difference between being body conscious or health conscious. The following information will help you understand this critical difference as it relates to the following topics: Eating Fats If you are body conscious, you will not eat fats out of fear of adding fat to your shape. If you are health conscious, you … [Read more...] about Body Conscious or Health Conscious?
A new generation of people has emerged that is vital to the way families function and thrive. They aren’t Generation X, Y, Z or Millennials. This is the Sandwich Generation. It is the moms and dads sandwiched between raising their own children and taking care of their parents at the same time. With extended life spans becoming the norm, and many elderly people are not adequately prepared for their extended lives, the burden of taking care of both older and younger generations is left to the … [Read more...] about The Sandwich Generation
If you want to live your 100 Year Lifestyle, you have to make time for vacations. You have to make time for Play Time! To do that, it’s going to require some Prep Time. Here are 10 things you can do right now to ensure that you make vacations a priority in your life: 1. PUT IT ON THE CALENDAR! How many times have you seen an ad for an amazing resort and you say to yourself, “That’s where I’m going for my vacation.” You pull the ad out, you look at it every day, you even call up to get … [Read more...] about Make Time for Play Time