Category Archives: Health

New MeetUp Group-Mind/Body Explorations


Denver area friends, wanted you to know that I have a new Meetup group that I think you’d enjoy-Mind/Brain Explorations for Living. To help you create the life you are meant to be living, we will learn, explore, meditate and create on our journey to wellness and personal/spiritual growth. Topics […]

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Is Anyone Touching You? (I mean physically.)


My strongest visual memory from my first class in psychology many years ago is a photo of some very sad, pathetic looking baby monkeys who were fading away, with “failure to thrive” because their “mother” was a wire mesh feeder,  instead of a warm, soft one. Researcher Harlow found that […]

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Wild Animals Are Getting Fat, Too!


A fascinating article by David Berreby in Aeon, takes a fresh and scary look at a lot of evidence that obesity may not simply be “the result of a lack of willpower and an inability to discipline eating habits.” Many scientists who study the biochemistry of fat and the epidemiologists who track weight […]

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Debunking 10 Brain Fitness Myths during Brain Awareness Week


Have you been following any of these myths about brain health, in the belief that you were doing the right thing? My favorite, of course, is Myth #2, since coaching clients to “do, think, and feel” in new ways is my specialty! Myth 2. We are what we eat. Fact: We […]

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Are You Sitting Down?


Chances are, if you’re reading this, you are sitting at the computer. We’ve all known for years that we need to exercise for good health, but now studies published Feb. 27 in the journal Diabetologia, are showing that we also need to get out of our chairs. Even if we […]

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