What’s the Deal With Friday the 13th Anyway?

What’s the Deal With Friday the 13th Anyway?

You may or may not have noticed that tomorrow is Friday the 13th.  Many believe Friday the 13th is one of the unluckiest days on the calendar. There's so much myth and superstition surrounding this day, that we thought it might be fun to dig into it a bit more. Here...

5 Ways to Fight the Monday Blues

5 Ways to Fight the Monday Blues

We've all felt it. Sunday night, you're beginning to come down from the joy of your weekend and reality that you have to go back to work the next day is starting to set in. The feeling of stress or anxiety for the upcoming week is known as, "The Monday Blues," and if...

Helping Seniors Overcome Isolation and Depression

Helping Seniors Overcome Isolation and Depression

Helping Seniors Overcome Isolation and Depression Depression and isolation are very real problems with our aging senior population and according to a recent NY Times article, their numbers are growing. Almost two million people over the age of 65 rarely or never leave...

How to build a new habit?

How to build a new habit?

Over 4,000 years ago, ancient Babylonians would begin the new year by promising the gods that they would pay their debts in the coming year. This ceremony has since evolved in modern New Year’s resolutions, when people around the world promise themselves that they...

Psychological Benefits of Yoga

Psychological Benefits of Yoga

Although many people think of yoga as an exercise that burns calories and strengthens muscles, it’s actually much more than that. Yoga doesn’t just work the body—it works the mind as well. Here are some of the many psychological benefits of yoga: Reduces Panic and...

Education and Mindfulness

Education and Mindfulness

Mindfulness is practicing a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. It’s rooted in Buddhist meditation, but has made a resurgence as a secular application in the American mainstream in recent years. This...