It’s The Leap That Counts

Life is happening in the present. Right now. (Oops, were you distracted just then?  Sorry, you missed it.)  Plans are for the future. Thus, to enjoy my life today, I must be present to my beautiful journey, even as I am working toward a longer-term goal. Yoga, fresh air, art, laughter, joy, friends, family, beautiful suppers help me to…

7 Simple Tricks to Prevent Overeating

A couple of extra bites at dinner. A second cookie nibbled with your afternoon tea. In the grand scheme of overeating, these tidbits don’t seem like much. But consider this: “If you consume 100 calories more than you burn every day, you’ll gain 10 pounds by the end of a year,” says Gail Altschuler, M.D.,…

10 Dangerous Chemicals to Ban from Your Home

We are surrounded by human-made chemicals—more than 80,000 are in use in theUnited Statestoday. Of those, only a few hundred have been tested for safety. Chemicals are so ubiquitous, they reach us before we’re even born: Researchers have found up to 300 contaminants in the umbilical cord blood of newborn babies. Experts suspect this cocktail…

Healthy Fruit Orange Blossom Water Frozen Popsicle

Wellness Wednesdays – Recipe for Healthy Fruit Orange Blossom Water Frozen Popsicles Ingredients: 16 ounces Cold Water 1 ounce Orange Blossom Water 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice Honey or your favorite natural sweetener to taste Stir well all ingredients in a bowl. Place cut up slices of fruit into your molds then pour mixture into the…

Make Your Cubicle a Better Place to Work

Is the space in which you work working for you? When you’re there do you feel energized and ready to excel? Is it a comfortable and pleasant place to be? If not, you can use research from a little known branch of psychology to improve it. Environmental psychologists study how people live in the physical…