Tips for Sleeping Better

Our campaign psychiatrist, Dr. Nzinga Harrison, gives some great practical tips on our First Friday webinars. Recently, she gave some very important tips on the topic of insomnia. Do you ever get in bed and have a tough time turning your mind off so your body can actually rest? Well if you do, below are some great tips to help you sleep better. Go to bed at the same time … [Read more...]

Yoga Improves Sleep

I recently read an article on Psychology Today's website about the benefits of yoga. It stated that Harvard Medical School did research on the many benefits of daily yoga practice, which include the improvement of strength, flexibility, breathing, enhanced mental focus and sleep. This study indicates that yoga can help improve sleep of those who suffer from chronic insomnia. … [Read more...]

Super Fruits Help Reduce Anxiety

There's no secret...well maybe it is, that there is a direct correlation between food and mood. Meaning, what you eat has the potential to make you feel great or make you feel like crap. For example, depending on the severity and type of your anxiety, you might want to avoid coffee. Coffee tends to increase your heart rate and an increased heart rate tends to make you feel more … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Protein Balls

My cousin, fitness trainer/competitor, Nichole Cruz included the following recipe on her website, and I thought they looked simply delicious. She has a way of making healthy food look and taste so yummy and I can't wait to try this recipe. I'll have to substitute the chocolate chips for vegan chocolate chips, but I'm definitely trying this! 1c … [Read more...]