As the warmer months arrive at long last and we come out of what seemed like an unusually long and cold winter, it’s time to remind ourselves of the benefits of being active. It was probably sometime on or around the holidays that many of us, myself included, forgot what exercise feels like. Unfortunately, especially […]

Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression. It’s the leading cause of disability and a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. Yet treatment for depression can be limited by effectiveness, cost, availability and side effects. Now, a new clinical trial done at the University of Vermont shows […]

Are you feeling stressed, curious, amused….or all three? Read on to learn strategies to relieve stress, satisfy your curiosity and experience the healing power of humor. Tip 1 – Humor: A Light Touch for the Mind The well-documented effects of stress, including elevated blood pressure, heart rate, and blood sugar, are no laughing matter. Applying […]