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5 steps to making better goals

Spring is in the air, creating a new energy in many of us to get active and eat right. You might want to rush into an extreme diet and exercise plan, but research shows that setting SMART goals can lead to lasting changes that can continue

9 tools for your emotional toolbox

You lost your job and might lose your home.  A family member is seriously ill and you have to travel across the country.   Your divorce is finalized and your world feels strange and unfamiliar. We all experience major life events  that can rock our stability.  continue

Get active to reduce your risk of stroke

As we wrap up National Stroke Awareness Month, I’d like to take an opportunity to share some things that everyone should know about healthy living and strokes.  Let’s start with the bad news.  Being overweight or obese increases your risk of having a stroke.  I continue

When your brain won’t pick up the phone for your gut

The important connection between our brain and our gut is far overlooked. The way in which our brain and stomach communicate is through hormones. In simple terms, think of hormone-gut communication happening via the telephone. Most of the time, our stomach is “on hold.” That’s continue