Lessons from Georgie

Today is my grandfather’s birthday. While our birthdays are a day apart, we always celebrated together. My mother has always joked that she tried very hard to have me on his birthday, but I was bound and determined – just like him – to have...

Simple Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life

Exercise for your brain, eat right for your body I think it is safe to assume that for most of us if we knew how to improve our life in a few simple ways, to ensure that we would live both longer and healthier, we would take the necessary steps. I’ve been reading up...

Need to Relax? Take a Breather with Meditation

  In today’s fast-paced world it’s easy to forget to slow down and just breathe. With everything I have going on in my life, I often feel stressed out, and my mind starts to race. Meditation has helped me learn how to quiet my mind and relax. I try to set aside...

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

When I get together with my friends these days, by far the most common complaint we all share is a lack of sleep. Whether you are up all night with a new baby (like me) or hot flashes are keeping you awake, getting a good night’s rest is important no matter what age...