Healthy, Happy, Productive Habits

Adopting the top habits of healthy, happy and productive people will affect your biochemistry. There is no question when you’re healthy, you’re happy. And when you’re happy it’s easy to be productive. These seven positive changes nurture health, foster happiness and promote productivity. Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so according to Jeff […]

Don’t Worry: Be Happy

What if You Didn’t Have to Worry About Yourself? By Leo Babauta @zen_habits Have you ever had people annoy you at work? Or maybe family members whose little habits bothered you? Have you been frustrated by a store clerk or waiter, or maybe another driver? What about frustration with your kid, or spouse? How can […]

Turn Bad Stress into Good Stress

5 Keys To Hacking Your Stress by Scott Grossberg @sgrossberg The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. Sydney J. Harris You’ve been pushing and prodding and making your way in the world. Now . . . I just want you to take some time to relax. That’s right. Right here […]

The Biological Benefits of Drumming

Try Drumming for Better Health  by Linda Buch Photo by Martha Riley Binford Q: I recently saw a wonderful movie, “The Visitor,” where the main character is changed emotionally by getting into drumming. I have heard about “drum circles” and how healing they can be. Any information on this would be appreciated. — J.G., Denver, […]

The Many Definitions of Stress

Positive Stress Management and Gratitude by Chris G’Froerer There are many definitions of stress and many causes of it. The word stress has become the buzz word for our modern times, and though we all use the word stress, we are often referring to many different things such as a feeling, emotion, behaviour or our […]

Exercise Smart and Reduce Stress

Your Health and Quality of Life Depend on It! No matter how well you eat or how much water you drink, no matter how many supplements you take, none of these things will take the place of exercise. You must do some type of exercise every day. For the greatest overall health benefits including stress […]

Proactive and Preventative Care

Thoughts, Feelings, Behaviors Affect Ability to Heal Do you have a high stress or physically challenging job? Do you have a sleepless baby, an asthmatic child, a troubled teenager, an anxious spouse, a troubled relationship, a demanding boss, or elderly parents? At a certain stage in our lives we all begin to question how destructive […]

Revolutionary Running

5 Finger Shoes and the Mid-Foot Strike by John Wall @johnjwall Recently I’ve been talking with a number of people about my “crazy shoes” and about technique with a number of runners. Ever since I ran the Boston Marathon in 2002 I’ve had trouble with my left knee, a common runners injury called IBS. As […]