Month: February 2015

Want to Improve Your Memory?

It has been believed for centuries that as we grow older, our brain functions continue to deteriorate, which also impacts and weakens our memory. However, recent medical research and experiments have proved that our brain has the ability to grow new neurons, even as we age, a process known scientifically as neuroplasticity. The mental health of a person depends vastly on how active the person is – physically and mentally. If you keep forgetting things too quickly, or have noticed a sharp decline in your mental health in terms of memory recently, it is time to make some really important changes in your lifestyle to help sharpen and improve your memory.

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Ways to help your children develop self-esteem and confidence

Self-esteem and confidence are major traits in individuals that affect their success. While these are lifelong processes, the foundation of it can be established in early childhood. Building self-esteem will allow your child to deal with difficult situations that they will encounter during their lifetime. Since parents have the greatest influence on a child’s belief, it is important for you to let your child know where they belong, how well they are doing and contribute towards developing healthy confidence and self-esteem.

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep.

In today’s fast-paced world, sleep has become more of a luxury than a necessity.  Our bodies need sleep to process what has happened today and to recharge energy resources to fuel us tomorrow.  Here are some steps you can take to increase your chances of getting a good night’s sleep:

  • Set the Mood – Your bedroom should be dark, cool and quiet. This is optimal for your body to relax and stay asleep.  Turn off electronics such as computer, phone and television.  Electronics can be distracting and the blue lights on them can make it more difficult to go to sleep and stay asleep – and we all know what happens when the phone pings ;).  A spray of Lavender on the pillow can be soothing and a noise machine to mask other noises may be helpful. Read more
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Sometimes You Have to Jump.

Jumping is great. But terrifying.  When you jump a horse, there are many things that have to take place in order to …

Tea for You!

In today’s fast-paced world, it often feels as though we don’t have any time for ourselves.  Mindfulness …

The Language(s) of Love

We all want to be wanted.  It feels good.  But any time you have two humans together, there is room for confusion, …