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.
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.
If you are someone who has struggled to fight off obesity, or just control your weight, you probably think that you merely need to eat well and exercise. The problem is, it’s just not true. If you want tackle your challenges with fat and obesity, you need to start with understanding that it’s rooted in an inflammatory response — and how foods trigger it.
By Dr. Josh Friedman, Psy.D.
While uncovering the root cause of depression can often be complicated, there are times when one supplement just saves the day.