Health Topics

  • Fall Activities to Keep You Young

    Fall, while beautiful, often reminds us that we are inevitably getting older. Aging is unavoidable but it doesn’t have to be an indicator of a less-enjoyable life. If you find yourself falling into a negative mindset because of the stigma associated with aging, there are concrete activities you can include in your fall routine that can make you feel younger.

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  • Don’t Hit Pause on Your Sex Life

    Sex is a natural part of life, even in our later years. Many women however, seem to believe, erroneously so, that menopause is synonymous with an end to a healthy and vital sexual life. Not so. Many women actually report having better sex during menopause and beyond! View Post
  • The Truth Behind Menopausal Mood Swings and Other Bothersome Symptoms

    Understanding why they and other common menopausal symptoms happen can not only empower us to soldier on through them, but come out on the other end with a greater sense of understanding for ourselves, as women. View Post
  • Vitamin D Does Your Body Good

    The reason vitamin D is so powerful is that most of us aren’t getting enough through our diet plan, as it’s found in so few foods. Your body can make vitamin D naturally if you’re exposed to natural sunlight for a longer period, however, this should be restricted due to the potential for skin cancer. View Post
  • An Overview of the Gut-Brain Link

    It might seem funny to consider how your gut can influence your brain…but think about it—have you ever experienced a “gut feeling”? Here, you’ll get an idea of how the microbial life in your gut can influence your thoughts and actions, and what you can do to improve your gut health so you can thrive day after day. View Post
  • Fighting Chronic Stress and Building Resilience

    Stress is one of the things in life that we just cannot avoid. In fact, things or events that activate our stress response, or stressors, are everywhere in the environment and can include things like meeting deadlines at work, giving a speech or presentation, skipping a meal, or even exercising. ... View Post
  • Your Personalized Spring Health Tune-Up

    Although we humans are not computers, we all need to reboot ourselves every now and again. Let’s take a look at a few ways we can do this so that we can be at our absolute best, mentally, physically, and emotionally, in order to thrive and operate daily with joy, energy, and purpose. View Post
  • The Health Benefits of Physical Activity: Weekend Warriors and Sedentary Behavior

    Currently physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading cause of mortality globally and the CDC report that an estimated 300,000 deaths in the US each year are related to physical inactivity and poor diet. View Post