“Hugging is healthy. It helps the immune system, cures depression, reduces stress, and induces sleep. It’s invigorating, rejuvenating and has no unpleasant side effects. It’s nothing less than a miracle drug. Hugging is all natural. It’s organic, naturally sweet, has no artificial ingredients, environmentally friendly, and is 100% wholesome. Hugging is the ideal gift. Great […]

Our thoughts and behaviors not only have an effect on our life outcomes, but also change our body physiology as well. Ultimately, our thoughts and behaviors can positively modify negative health predispositions. Here are three helpful tips that you can use as a guide to encourage your child to develop the healthy habits of a […]

I have spent a lot of time around home building and renovation throughout my life, including part-ownership of a contracting company in my late twenties. I learned a considerable amount about human behavior while managing construction projects. Concepts that can be applied to building solid relationships, and that also pertain to the importance of our […]

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn  life around.”               ~Leo Buscaglia Photo from sukshmamarma.org Biology classes were my favorite growing up. The body is a fascinating tenement and […]

Have you ever had one of those moments when you looked at your child and thought, wow, they’re different in some way. But you just couldn’t seem to pinpoint what it was. With our children as well as all of our relationships, we tend to have preconceived ideas about who we think individuals are based […]

One of the hardest things to do as a parent is to watch your child struggle with a new task. Yet, without affording our children the experience of the challenge, they lose out on the expression of joy and self-esteem that is embodied as a result of their personal accomplishments. To illustrate, we are all […]

Advertisers spend $1.5 billion annually to market to youth. Sixty percent of this budget is used to advertise high calorie, low nutrition foods and beverages, also known as “obesogenic” or obesity causing foods. Television does contribute to overweight children, however, not in the way one would expect. It would appear that the increase in childhood […]