Since the start of the pandemic people have found creative ways to connect to their community through the power of song — from Italians singing on their balconies to the global spasm of Youtube vocalists. Why? Because music is medicine, and its power — and many benefits — come from something called resonance.
You haven’t been imagining things — it HAS gotten harder to learn, change, and adapt as you’ve aged. But it IS possible to supercharge your adaptability and learn new things faster thanks to magic of something called neuroplasticity.
We are continually overloading our nervous system and the stuff between our ears, but give little thought to how we’re going to recharge these two vital systems — yet expect them to function optimally! But when we don’t recharge we negatively impact our ability to achieve our long term goals in a sustainable way. Pranayama can help you flip the switch from brain-drain to nervous system recharge.
By Erica Zellner, MS, CNS
When was the last time you enthusiastically chose to eat something bitter? Bitter foods taste bad to us, but there’s a beauty in the sharp, distinct tingle you feel on your tongue. They actually can enhance other flavors and, as an added bonus, offer a wealth of healing properties for our bodies!
By Dr. Bianca Inirio, OTD
If you’re pregnant there’s a good chance you’re wondering about the safety of prenatal workouts and want to know, “Can I still workout?” This short guide will help you separate fact from myth about what’s safe and what’s not while growing a human being inside of you, and will help you feel more comfortable on your journey of becoming a healthy parent.
Grocery shopping can feel like a dreaded chore — until you learn to appreciate the abundance of healthy, fresh, colorful, food available and you start to say to yourself, “I get to choose.”