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I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal Book Review

As you may already know, mindfulness promotes living in the present moment, forgiving yourself, and no longer dwelling on the past, or stressing about the future. By being more mindful, you are better able to relax, reduce stress and anxiety, and live a happier life overall. But mindfulness takes practice. One way to learn how […]

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Taking Care Of A Parent From Afar Is A Labor Of Love

​It’s November and here in the United States we will soon be celebrating Thanksgiving. Many of us are making plans to gather in large family groups. But did you know that November is also National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month? As Alzheimer’s Disease becomes more prevalent we may find that our plans frequently […]

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Your Blood Pressure — An Important Update!

New Blood Pressure GuidelinesDid you know that new blood pressure guidelines were released 2 days ago?While you might not have been diagnosed with hypertension last week, this week may be a very different story.You May Now Have HypertensionIf your blood pressure is 130/80 you now have hypertension. That comes from the American Heart Association and […]

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How’s Your Memory?

One of the top concerns these days is memory — how to maintain it, how to make it better, whether the things you’re experiencing mean Alzheimer’s, etc., etc.Maintaining MemoryLet me tell you some things you can do to keep your memory functioning…First of all, your brain is an extremely powerful computer. Unlike the store bought […]

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Best Vitamins For Brain Health

 As we get older, our risk of cognitive decline increases. This happens for many reasons.First, our cells are all aging and suffering the effects of oxidation.This includes our brain cells. Our cells are exposed to oxygen and gain energy, but also become damaged. Oxygenation causes the buildup of free radicals, agents which damage our cells […]

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