• General,  Goals,  gratitude,  happiness,  Healthy Aging,  Longevity,  Stress Management

    The Secrets Of Aging And Longevity

    The search for the fountain of youth is as old as time. Here’s an idea. What if the fountain of youth is simply the sum of our decisions? If that’s the case, then the power to live long and well is (somewhat) in our hands! We can influence our longevity by making a daily commitment to healthy, longevity-based lifestyle choices. Research shows that only about 25 percent of our longevity is inherited and the remaining 75 percent is determined by…

  • Exercise,  gratitude,  happiness,  mental health,  nature,  Sleep,  Women's Health

    Finding Joy in a Chaotic World

    With everything 2020 has thrown at us, you may feel like everything has gone a bit (make that a lot!) sideways. And in many ways it has. But this year has also turned out to be more about appreciating what we have instead of wanting for more hasn’t it?  While there have been ups and downs, a lot has happened at the community and personal level that we can be grateful for, and we have all become a little more…

  • Blog,  Exercise,  gratitude,  gut health,  happiness,  nature

    Are You as Happy as You Want to Be?

    Are you happy? It might be a simple question, but for many people, happiness feels like an impossible goal to reach. In fact, studies show that only about one in three people consistently identify as “happy.” If that seems a bit depressing, rest easy. The steps to living a happier life are easier than you think. And no, those steps don’t involve winning the lottery. Believe it or not, most lottery winners have the same level of happiness they had…