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“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment.” This is a moving and brilliant conversation about depression and it’s effects on the human spirit. It’s … Continue reading
The above video clip is one that far too many of us can relate to. You know that feeling when you’d rather blow torch a phone than make a phone call… Or you’d rather go shopping for hours on end … Continue reading
Most of us know that goal setting is essential to achievements and healthy living. But goal setting is not always so easy or so black and white. This article, 4 Ugly Facts About Setting Goals, is a great read on some of the challenges one will likely face when goal setting. “Enter your goal-setting process with these evils in mind and you’ll knock ‘em dead.”
Can you be happily married and be in a sexless marriage? This is the question up for discussion in Psychology Today’s article, Can Couple’s Be Sexless & Happy? One researcher named in the article identifies 2 primary reasons for sex to disappear in marriage, childbirth and extra-marital affairs. In our experience there are other reasons as well but that’s another post for another day. This article also looks at options available to couples that find themselves in a sexless marriage. If this is you and your spouse, you are not alone and we’d love to help you explore those areas that interfere with healthy living and a healthy sex life. You can also find helpful tips on our series – Creating & Maintaining Intimacy
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Want to live to 100? A U.S. News Health article says if you incorporate these 11 healthy living tips, you just might live for a whole century. “Researchers have discovered that centenarians tend to share certain traits in how they eat, move about, and deal with stress—the sorts of things we can emulate to improve our own aging process.” As expected appropriate amounts of sleep and exercise as well as healthy diet recommendations are on the list. But there are other more surprising factors too such as staying connected to friends and family, being conscientious, being less neurotic & never retiring. Check it out to find out what you can do to live to 100!