• Unless you happen to be among the 3% (or less) of the population who have the short sleep gene (known as DEC2), then you need somewhere between seven and nine hours of sleep a night. Any less and you are putting yourself at risk for a weakened immune system and serious medical conditions, including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes; as well as serious cognitive impairment. Sleep is so vital to our health, the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) named insufficient sleep as a public health epidemic.


  • Have you been feeling anxious, excessively worried, depressed; or finding yourself more easily distracted, frustrated or angered? If so, you might have a sick brain.

     

    Mental health is a crucial component to our overall health and well-being. We can’t be physically healthy unless we take care of our mental health. And, we also need to take care of our physical health in order to be mentally healthy.


  • Do you long for the day you no longer feel stretched in what feels like five million and one directions?

     

    The first thing to realize is that trying to control time is a futile endeavor. However, what you can do is get clear on your priorities which will make it easier to set some healthy boundaries. Setting boundaries creates space to take care of ourselves and honor what is important to us.