Messages from the heart

Is your heart beating to the rhythm of stress? We can become “comfortable” with this status—thinking that constant stress is “normal,” which in turn affects our bodies, our health. WebMd lists these effects for constant stress: depression, anxiety, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and more. So, when there is a tool that helps us manage long-term stress (because who doesn’t need that …

Healthier Gift Ideas

Quick holiday gift ideas After this year, we’re all thinking more about health. If you’re looking for simple ideas for extending the concept to Christmas gifts, check out these quick and easy ideas. Select tasty, fresh and “local” olive oil: Old olive oil, which is what you get from the stores, has lost most of its healthy benefits and can …