Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

15 minutes of this is as good as a vacation day

Summer’s over and we’re moving into that time of year where for many of us, it’s hard to find time to take a day off. After all, after using your vacation days over the summer and with the holidays just around the corner, slowing down can mean getting so far behind your never able to catch up. But you’re not out of luck…

Joyce Hollman

The daily habit that prevents ‘brain shrink’

With age comes wisdom, they say. But other things come with age, too. Like less room in your brain to hold all that wisdom. The unfortunate truth is that, the older we get, the less grey matter we have. But what if you could slow down this “brain shrink”? What if you could find a way to make your brain younger?

Margaret Cantwell

The one time sitting doesn’t harm your health

You’ve probably heard and read that sitting seriously sabotages your heart health, and it may even double your heart disease risk. But that’s not always the case. There’s one instance when sitting is actually great for your heart…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Why meditation could keep you out of the nursing home

New research clearly shows that meditation is about more than just relaxation. It can actually keep you clear and focused as you age. Maybe as my friend’s grandmother says, it can even keep you out of the nursing home. Here’s how to get started…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The best way to overcome worry, decrease stress and win the waiting game

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Waiting is the hardest part.” And, if you’ve ever actually worried yourself sick, you know how true it is. That’s because waiting for something to happen can be far worse than dealing with the reality of it happening.

Dr. Mark Wiley

4 Ways to shut down a racing mind for better sleep

You try to fall asleep at night, but no matter how tired you are, the racing thoughts streaming through your mind won’t stop. When the internal chatter is too much to handle or ceases to abate, it can cause mental fatigue and psychological distress. Here’s how to quiet it…