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Early to Bed, Early to Rise: Does it Make You Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise?

The March 2018 issue of Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry includes a compelling research study that just might convince you it’s true. Researchers evaluated 52 participants regarding sleep onset, sleep duration, and subsequent psychological and emotional state. Apparently, grandpa was right: going to bed later and getting less than adequate sleep was correlated… read more

Fit Body, Fit Mind: Exercise Your Way to a Healthier Brain

By Terissa Miller, MS Psy She ran on ahead as I stopped to take a swig from my water bottle and relish the cool shade of a sprawling cypress tree. Her strong, trim figure disappeared around the curve of the hike-&-bike trail, but I wasn’t worried. This had been her daily run for as long… read more

Are Greens The Fountain of Youth?

Mama always said to eat your greens, and new research once again confirms that Mama knows best. The American Academy of Neurology recently published a study regarding the chemical composition of those greens and how they can help diminish cognitive decline that occurs as we age. Scientists conclude that of the 960 research participants, those… read more