Your Genes. Your Health. So What?!

There’s a Reason They Ask About Family Health History We all benefit from understanding the basic concepts around genetic tendencies and family history when we’re thinking about our health. You’ve probably encountered the standard questions about family history when seeing your doctor. But how do we think about our health in light of family history, like why is it actually …

How About Finding Your Healthy You?

While watching the docuseries, Alzheimer’s — The Science of Prevention, I found myself really appreciating all the practical information. Then, I started to think that while the series is focused on brain health, it also provides an outline for how to improve a person’s whole-body health. The presenter neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, walks through how today’s actions affect our long-term …

September Stress?

The school year is here. And with it comes the stress of getting into a new schedule. These transitions with their countless decisions can be overwhelming. So how can you de-stress these type of transitions? You Know Something is Coming. Be Proactive. There is something to say about doing a little planning, especially before an expected transition like the start …

Why is everyone talking about habits?!

Books. Newspapers. Magazines. The discussion around habits keeps popping up. I decided to dive into another book on the topic, Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear. Usually, a book’s introduction is worth skipping, but here, you’ll find the reason for James’ journey, which started with a terrible freak …