Better Memory in a Younger Brain (No Matter What Your Age)

2017-06-08T14:26:09+00:00 Brain Health, Featured Latest Thoughts, Health And Wellness, Resources|

How has your memory been lately?  As good as ever?  Remember names easily?  Find the word you want quickly? The hard truth is, as you get older - probably not.   Loss of brain cells starts in adulthood, and by the time we’re 50, we’re losing 1% of our brain each year.  And [...]

Money for Travel – 3 Steps to Get You on the Road, Fast

2017-05-24T07:56:56+00:00 Featured Resource, Latest Thoughts, Resources|

Some people live paycheck to paycheck.  I live trip to trip.   The world calls my name, and I love it.  Places I’ve never been, exotic places with unpronounceable names.  Water so clear you can see the shadow of the boat, rippling on the sand at the bottom of the sea.  An ancient walled [...]

Seven Tips for Managing Arthritis

2017-05-07T15:43:43+00:00 Featured Resource, Health And Wellness, Latest Thoughts, Resources|

Having a medical condition can make us feel powerless.  Our body stops doing what it should, and starts doing things it shouldn't.  We get frustrated when no one can fix the problem.  And underneath it all, it's scary. You can't totally control your body, that's for sure.  But more and more, research is [...]

Reduce Anxiety with Automatic Writing

2017-05-07T15:41:50+00:00 Latest Thoughts, Resources|

Jessica (not her real name) was anxious and exhausted when she came to see me. She’d never seen a psychologist before.   A young mother of two, she enjoyed her work and her children, and for the most part she felt like she had a good life. But at night she would wake with her [...]

Six Tips for Healthy Sleep

2017-05-07T15:42:20+00:00 Featured Latest Thoughts, Health And Wellness, Resources|

Healthy sleep is absolutely necessary for a healthy mind and body.  But your body can’t sleep if your brain is “running on empty.”  Give your body what it needs so you can have the healthy sleep you need. Eliminate (or limit) alcohol. Yes, alcohol puts you to sleep - but then it wakes you [...]

Passport Safety – How to Keep Your Passport Safe

2017-05-24T07:57:25+00:00 Our World, Resources|

I always thought of myself as a pretty on-top-of-things traveler.  I read up on local history and customs, learn at least a few words of the language, and look for opportunities to participate in the real life of the culture.  I’ve taken overnight buses with locals in Spain, and been dropped off by water [...]