Demystifying Addiction: How to Mitigate Common Risk Factors

Addiction is so common in our society that most people have battled it themselves, or have someone close to them who has struggled with it. While addictions to drugs—both prescription and illicit—and alcohol are most commonly talked about, addiction can ...

Rethink Happiness: Insights on Life, Love and Money

Happiness defines our quality of life and is no small matter. The quest for happiness drives every action of our life from womb to tomb. It is the goal of all goals.  Unhappiness is the beginning of the effort to seek happiness. Even the simple effort of itching causing ...

Natural Strategies for Staying Sharp: How a Healthy Brain Avoids Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s

From students to seniors, having a sharp mind is greatly valuable. Thoughts, experiences and senses drive our mental state in a process called cognition.Our cognition involves memory and learning—allowing for the successful completion of everyday tasks, making ...

Consciously Create the Second Phase of Your Life: Choice is a Great Power; Use it Wisely

Many of us are at a crossroads of some kind, ready for change but unsure what comes next. Consciously creating the next phase is something we all need to do at some point. How do we do that? A recent study from Harvard suggested that 90 percent of our day is spent ...

Living Vibrantly: A Conversation with Kristin Pomeroy about Community, Health and Purpose

Simsbury-based author, speaker and coach Kristin Pomeroy is devoted to giving her readers simple tools and strategies to improve their health, wealth and relationships. She holds a master’s degree in education, is a Certified Success Principles Trainer with the Canfield ...

Movement as Meditation: Community Dance Events Flourish

While dance is timeless and universal, during the past decade new movement practices have exploded around the world as healing modalities, spiritual practice and collective act of self-expression. Descriptors like conscious, mindful, meditative, therapeutic, healing, ...