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Your Brain, the Best Health Apps, Yoga for Happiness & More

A fascinating story (read or listen on NPR) about the internal cadences of the brain and the role the nervous system appears to play in everything from walking to thinking. According to scientists, abnormal brain rhythms can be associated with everything from schizophrenia, epilepsy and autism to Parkinson’s disease. Here are the 65 best health and fitness apps, according to .. read more

My Week as an Elder: What a Volunteer Vacation Taught Me About Aging

I recently traveled to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for a service trip/volunteer vacation. While I had many insights on this trip, some large and others small, there’s one I want to share with you about elders and aging. Yes, I am a 33-year-old writing about embracing your age but, before those of .. read more

EHS Joins the Fun at El Valor’s Family Fun Walk

On Sunday June 8, EHS participated in the El Valor Family Fun Walk. The event began with a 2.6-mile walk through the little village community to raise funds and awareness for El Valor, a local non-profit organization that serves people with different abilities. About 300 enthusiastic families participated in the walk. They started the morning .. read more

The Most Super of the Superfoods, What Americans Really Eat & More

Every once in a while a food gets catapulted from regular to super. But what is the most super of the superfoods? Here are 41 superfoods ranked in terms of just how good they are for you. It will not shock you to learn that every single item listed is a fruit or vegetable. New data from .. read more

Three Keys to Finding Life Balance

Finding life balance is suddenly a conversation that everyone seems to be having. From national debates about Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement to friends chatting over lunch, it seems like everyone is asking how to find life balance. Many of us tie the idea of balance to control—in fact, the very definition of balance includes maintaining .. read more

Take a Microadventure, Rethink Exercise, the Truth About Eggs & More

We all know that travel is powerful — and that even the act of thinking about a trip can bring us joy. But, making time for adventure is hard. We are really inspired by the idea of taking a microadventure. Designed for people with jobs and lives, the goal is to drop the excuse that you don’t have .. read more

Taking Ego Out of Leadership

Leadership can feel like something we are supposed to acquire—another step up the career ladder, like getting a promotion or a growing your retirement savings. But, leadership is a privilege and an act of service, not just another buzzword to add to your resume. At its core, leadership is the ability to create breakthroughs in yourself and .. read more

Self-Care Lessons From a Frequent Flier

As a coach, I frequently travel around the country by air. I observe people standing in long security lines, waiting patiently (sometimes) to board the flight and settle in for their trip. I can pick out the seasoned travelers: They pack light, breeze through security and never pay any attention to the flight attendant’s speech about safety .. read more

Watermelon for Health, Hydration News & More!

Watermelon is a summer staple, but did you know that the sweet, low-calorie treat has some amazing health benefits from easing sore muscles to combating cancer? Dig in, friends. We know that getting more high quality sleep is great for our health, but many of us struggle to turn that knowledge into action. If you are .. read more

7 Servings of Vegetables a Day, the Measles Vaccine to Kill Cancer, Bears and More!

Five servings of fruits and vegetables a day has been the recommendation for quite some time. But, five might not be enough. New research is calling for seven servings of vegetables a day to get the most health benefits. Load up on salads this weekend! It’s not a shock that severe calorie reduction coupled with intense exercise leads .. read more

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