Outdoor Serenities for a Peaceful Life

Meditation in the Great Outdoors can be an amazing experience. It’s especially enjoyable in the summer when the weather is warm, the plants and trees are green, and the wildlife is plentiful. Most people think of meditation as something you do seated, on a pillow, with your legs crossed like a pretzel. That is one … Read more

A Surprising New Way to Lower Your Risk of Dementia

Dementia can be a scary thought. Who doesn’t know someone who is either caring for someone who has it, is struggling with it themselves, or may lost a parent or relative to dementia. You may be caring for someone with dementia yourself. Modern medicine will tell us that some factors, like aging and genetics, are … Read more

Stress and the Importance of Sleep Part 3 of 3

Bedtime Routines that Combat Stress One of the biggest reasons people experience stress at bedtime is failure to plan for a restful night’s sleep. Like most things, failure to plan is a plan to fail. It seems simple enough, get in bed, turn off the lights, close our eyes, and fall asleep. If only it were … Read more

Stress and the Importance of Sleep Part 2 of 3

Three Apps that Help Stressed Out People Sleep Like a Baby Stress has a way of making itself known when we want to go to sleep. Somehow, we can shove our stressful thoughts aside most of the day but the moment we try to clear our minds and go to sleep, BAM- stressful thoughts overwhelm … Read more

Stress and the Importance of Sleep Part 1 of 3

Sadly, stress is part of life. At some point, everyone experiences stress. Physical, emotional and other types of stress take their toll on our minds and bodies. That’s one of the reasons sleep is so important. Sleep is can help us manage our stress. Our bodies use sleep to restore and recover. While we sleep … Read more