Strong Friendships Improve Our Health

Strong Friendships Improve Our Health

Friendship Friday! Friends have a positive effect on our health! Several studies have shown strong friendships can improve our happiness, self-esteem and sense of belonging plus our decrease stress. They have also found that having good friends can reduce blood…

World Chocolate Day – Let’s Celebrate!

World Chocolate Day – Let’s Celebrate!

Good dark chocolate which is 70-85% cocoa has been shown to have many health benefits. Some even feel it is one of the healthiest foods! One of the most exciting studies published in 2013 in the journal of Neurology found…

Our Mental System

Our Mental System

On Feb. 7th, I spoke at the Polka Dot Powerhouse meeting in Norwich, CT. After discussing the "5 Reasons to Stop Dieting Forever", I then recommended we change the focus from diets to the need to create better balance in…