Age Gracefully by Maintaining Mental Vitality

Alzheimer's Disease is the second most feared disease, preceded only by cancer. Research into this debilitating brain wasting disease has picked up over the the last 15-20 years, offering new insights on risk factors related to lifestyle behaviors. Here are 5 evidence-based ways to maximize your brain health at any age, and reduce your risk of dementia.

Are You Heart Hungry?

According to dietician Jane Jakubczak at the University of Maryland, negative emotions cause 75 percent of overeating. People who are obese are 25 percent more likely to have mood and anxiety disorders. Thus, people who overeat for these reasons may find themselves caught in a vicious cycle.

4 Easy Stress Management Strategies

You don't need to take a vacation to manage the stress in your life! Here are 4 stress management strategies that can be easily integrated into your daily life.

Flow Away From Stress

High levels of stress not only affect your mood, but your health as well. Making yourself a personal sanctuary in your own home to escape from stress can be easy and fun!

Office Jobs: A Pain in the Back?

Chronic pain causes more than physical discomfort. It actually alters chemicals in the brain, leading to anxiety, depression and even short term memory loss! You can easily reduce your back pain at work by following a few helpful tips!

Are Extroverts Happier Than Introverts?

The keys to happiness lie in having a sense of purpose, self acceptance and a supportive social network. Extroverts and introverts have different brain chemistry and interact with the world in unique ways. Does this explain why extroverts consistently score higher on happiness tests than introverts?

Self-Compassion: The Key to Success is in Taming Your Inner Critic

Follow the 3 components of self-compassion to increase your success, relationship satisfaction and happiness.

Friends Nourish the Body and Soul

Here are 3 tips to build and keep the right tribe to improve your health, happiness and even life expectancy!

Five to Thrive: Tips for a Happier Home

Simple inexpensive changes can help create a happier home.  These five tips will build an environment where better habits happen with greater ease.

Finding happiness at work

Find happiness at work by asking yourself these key questions.  Examining the answers will help you to maximize the aspects of your job which contribute to overall workplace satisfaction.  Looking for a new job?  The insight you gain from a careful evaluation may point you in a direction not previously considered.

Create Positive Change in 2011

If you didn't get around to making your New Year's resolutions, don't worry; you're not too late. You're probably better off, as early February is a much better time to make changes.

Enjoy Food and Lose Weight with One Simple Phrase

With New Year’s resolutions in full swing, Americans are trying a wide range of techniques to drop excess weight. But the key to successful weight loss may be found halfway around the world.