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For A Healthy Brain, Get Your Blood Pumping

Do you want to improve your capacity to learn and retain information? Research shows that exercise improves brain health; the key is blood flow. Blood flow increases everywhere in the body, including the brain, when you exercise. More blood…

Why We Love To Make To Do Lists

I’ve never been the type to keep a planner or create a “to do” list. And, for a long time, I believed that these organizational tools would stunt daily creative flow. A few years ago while in college, I caught a glimpse of a classmate's…
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May is Meditation Month! Do You Meditate?

There are about 42,700,000 results for the Google search “mindfulness meditation.”  This is not so surprising. “mindfulness meditation” has been appearing in headlines everywhere, and even the most well known news outlets are talking…

Boost Your Mood This Winter

As the weather begins to change and the day turns to night earlier and earlier, many of us feel the effects of winter on both our mood and bodies. Here are a few things that I do each week to make myself feel refreshed and chill. Listen to…

Finding Slumber

In my previous post about the importance of sleep, I encouraged you to keep track of how much sleep you are getting. I have been using my activity monitor to track my sleep for the past couple months. I am able to see how many hours of sleep…

Sleep Sense

Your body knows what it needs and it will tell you. If you don’t drink enough water, you feel thirsty. Without a restful night’s sleep, you feel tired and your mind is not as sharp the very next day, and potentially the following days. It’s…
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Walking to Your Next Big Idea

It's no secret that walking can help to boost your creativity in a big way! Charles Dickens, Aristotle, John Muir, and Beethoven are among just a few of the many famous minds who attribute regular walking to their genius. A study done at…

Taking Care of Your Mental Health using Art

Believe it or not, I'm trained as an Art Therapist (in addition to being a member of Walker Tracker's Help Desk).  I'm quite a fan of holistic health care, which I view as promoting wellness in all avenues of yourself. I believe that mental…