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Happy New Year, and Welcome to 2019

Happy New Year, and Welcome to 2019

How I’ll try to maintain my new year goals…

...but unfortunately by mid-February most of our resolutions have fallen to the wayside. The practice of reflecting on the past and the future would actually be wise to do on the first of every month...

Trouble Sleeping?

Trouble Sleeping?

A new study from the CDC sheds some light on how little sleep adults get these days.

...Calming the body before bed will help us to sleep better by lowering the cortisol levels. High levels of cortisol at night cause us to have millions of thoughts running through our heads as well as having a wired-tired feeling. We are physically exhausted but the mind is keeping us awake...

Back To School Immune System Prep

Back To School Immune System Prep

There is more to do than just clothes and supply shopping for back to school preparation.

...But I would ask that, as a family, you also work on your back to school health preparations. It is not uncommon that kids will get sick the first few weeks of school as they are getting freshly exposed to their classmates germs again...

Teenagers And Sleep

Teenagers And Sleep

A new study sheds light on what is keeping teenagers up at night.

...Keyes and her team have noticed that sleep patterns have not gotten any better, but they also have not gotten any worse with the rise in technology use...

Trouble Sleeping?

Trouble Sleeping?

Sleep… Some nights it's easy to come by, and others, well, its not so easy.

...TV, and electronic device use all emit light which will inhibit the production of melatonin. Melatonin is only produced when it is dark around us which is a good thing because if we were producing melatonin all day long then we we would want to sleep all day. In addition, If you are in an emotional state because of an argument, or something else, this will make it difficult to wind down, and to be able to get restful sleep as a result...

Are You A Morning Person?

You're either a morning person or not. I have come to enjoy the morning. In this extra time I am able to get centered and focused for the day.

Sleep And Weight Loss

Sleep seems to be vital in a healthy weight loss protocol. A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health examined how "recurrent bedtime restriction" affected the amount of weight people lost when dieting, along with its affects on ghrelin serum concentrations.

Sleep...

Getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night seems harder and harder these days.