Be Healthy and Live Life to its Fullest

Each season of the year we have reasons to reboot our well intentioned healthy new year's resolutions.  Now more than ever we need to be monitoring our health from the inside and out to stay healthy. If there is one area that should be on our reboot priority list, it is our gut health.  You Gut and Brain Connection Your gut is the lining of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which is teeming with over 100 million neurons and nerve endings that functionally acts as a second brain.  The gut also hosts a whole ecosystem of bacteria and other “microbiota” that...

The COVID-19 pandemic is characterized by an overactive inflammatory response. Coronavirus poses a significant risk to those with a compromised immune system.  Inflammation is your body’s natural defense to protect itself from harm, however, if the immune system fails to respond effectively, it then floods the body with intracellular mediator proteins called cytokines. Scientists use the term “cytokine storm” to describe the severe inflammatory response which can ultimately lead to organ failure.  The good news is you can actively strengthen immunity and reduce inflammation by the choices you make every day.  Be Mindful Meditation actively trains your mind to live...

 After a long, peaceful night’s sleep, you wake feeling refreshed and ready to start the day. That is until you go to sit or stand up. This is when the joint pain begins. Morning joint pain, whether it is minor or severe, can make it physically and mentally difficult for you to complete daily tasks and activities but it doesn’t always have to be that way. The aches and pains you experience in the morning from joint stiffness can be prevented by making a few simple changes to your day-to-day routine. Making these changes can help you find relief from joint...