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How Meditation Can Improve Your Health

March 6, 2017 —   As Americans, we lead very hectic lives. The vast majority of us work more than 40 hours a week (85.8 percent of males and 66.5 percent of females). According to the International Labour Organization, Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers, and 499... Read More

Seven New Year’s Resolutions for Those Who Want to Age Well

January 5, 2017 —   Happy New Year! Almost half of Americans take this time of year to take stock of their lives and develop specific goals to help them lead a more productive, prosperous and enjoyable life. For those who are focusing on creating a future that is bright, we have some suggestions on how to create a... Read More

Taking a Break from Food May Improve Your Health

November 7, 2016 —   The vast majority of Americans take in more calories each day than they need to sustain good health. In fact, we’re reaching a point where too much food is actually become harmful to our health. More than two-thirds of American adults are considered to be overweight; one-third are considered obese, which increases one’s risk... Read More

The Overmedication of America’s Seniors

September 6, 2016 —   According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Americans consume 75 percent of the world’s prescription drugs. Nearly three in five American adults take a prescription drug at any given time. And, not surprisingly, seniors are the largest consumers of both prescription and over-the-counter medications. One in three Americans over the age of 65... Read More

A Positive Attitude Can Determine How Well You Age

July 6, 2016 —   Many of us, when we face challenges in life, aren’t interested in people telling us to “look on the bright side” or to keep a positive attitude. We want to be acknowledged for our pain and suffering and validated for feeling sad, angry or lonely. When the challenges in life create hardship, it’s entirely... Read More

The Importance of Socialization for Your Overall Health

April 12, 2016 —   Summer is just around the corner, which provides greater opportunities to get together with others at neighborhood barbecues and pool parties, family and school reunions, as well as weddings and graduations. We are designed, by nature, to seek out the company of others. According to Matthew Lieberman, author of the book Social: Why Our... Read More