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Find Novelty in Your Life

Find Novelty in Your Life

Novelty refers to the quality of being new, original, or unique.  Incorporating novelty into your daily life can have numerous cognitive benefits, including improved learning, memory, problem-solving skills, and overall brain health. Engaging in new activities or experiences regularly can positively impact cognition for several reasons: Neuroplasticity: When you expose yourself to new experiences, you stimulate different areas of the brain and encourage the formation of new neural pathways. This process, known as neuroplasticity, helps to keep the brain agile…

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Hats Haircuts or Tattoos?

Hats Haircuts or Tattoos?

Decisions: Hats, Haircuts and Tattoos This concept is from a psychologist James Clear. He has an intriguing way of simplify seemingly the obvious. Have a baseline for each day by making these simple decisions. As we move throughout our day, there are three levels of decisions we make each and every day. During most of your day decisions are like hats. Try one and if you don’t like it, toss it aside. The cost of a mistake is low, so…

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Life Healthy Hacks

Life Healthy Hacks

Taking care of your physical self is vital, but it is equally important that you tend to your emotional health. Try to incorporate the following into your daily routine. Stay socially active with friends and family and within your community. Stay physically active with regular exercise, or just keep moving throughout your day Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet — dump the junk food in favor of fiber-rich, low-fat, and low-cholesterol eating.  Check out Mediterranean food selection No late-night meals before…

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One Resolution

One Resolution

Just one resolution for 2024. This resolution will undoubtedly improve our mental health and well-being; improve our relationships, and perhaps improve aspects of our physical health. Resolve to be present. So, make one resolution to be more present in your day for 365 days! Happy Healthy 2024.

Healthier You

Healthier You

Securing a healthy 2024 involves a holistic approach. Let go of the unhealthy behavior of the past and Make the Decision to be healthier. Set your own personal goals.  Physical Health: Mental and Emotional Well-being: Preventive Healthcare: Financial Health: Continuous Learning and Personal Development: Remember that a healthy life is a balance of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. By focusing on these areas, you can set the foundation for a healthy and fulfilling 2024.

SOCIALIZATION A MUST!

SOCIALIZATION A MUST!

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy recent advisory to the public was that social isolation is linked to an increased risk of death and impending dementia. “Social isolation is as dangerous to your as smoking 15 cigarettes a day “. Socialization is crucial for our well-being, promoting mental, emotional, and physical health. Here are some ways to customize your socialization strategies based on your interests and comfort levels. Make the effort. Try one a week. Just Do! It’s important to consider…

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Holiday Blues Fighters

Holiday Blues Fighters

Tips from the National Institute of Mental Health………Practice makes a habit. Don’t Be Afraid: Switch Up Traditions Don’t pressure yourself into trying to keep up with things that you did years ago. It’s okay to relax and let some things go. This will be better for your mental health in the long run. Say Yes! If you simply get started on doing an activity or attending a social gathering, you may feel better once you get there. You may see…

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HealthCare Prep!

HealthCare Prep!

Patient preparedness in healthcare refers to the proactive actions and behaviors that patients should undertake to enhance their own health. Healthcare preparedness is a valuable approach that empowers you to take an active role in your own health and healthcare journey.  Be Prepared, Be Healthier! Top of Form

Spooky Stat!

Spooky Stat!

Ok.  Here is a Halloween Dare! Learn your Body Mass Index (BMI)! Calculate your BMI to better understand your need for healthy choices. Take your weight and multiple times 703 ……145 x 703 = 101,935 Divide that number 101,935 by your in inches 65 101,935 divided by 65 = 1,568.23077 Divide 1,568.23077 again by your height in inches 65 = 24.12 = your BMI Now, here is often the SCARY PART. These are just numbers but use them, as a…

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FALL FREEKEH OUT!

FALL FREEKEH OUT!

Falls brings slow cooking. Think whole grains to add anti-aging benefits.  The entire kernel of grain must be listed to qualify as “whole grain”. Read label carefully, if the label says “refined whole grains”, the bulk of the fiber, iron and nutrients are removed. Freekeh is a type of grain that is harvested young and is usually sold roasted and cracked, giving it a smokey flavor and is one of the highest in protein, with 8 grams in ¾ of…

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