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Convergence: engaging in the milieu

Convergence: engaging in the milieu

When I first met Francine Schrock, she had just finished creating a beautiful mural for a memory care facility in Portland. Her grandmother died of Alzheimer's, so the project had special meaning and she went on to paint more murals in other facilities. You can read about the first mural in my health and wellness blog Catching Health.

Funny Stories About Forgetting. It's Good to Laugh.

Funny Stories About Forgetting. It's Good to Laugh.

Recently, I wrote about a memory test you can take if you worried about forgetting things.

The topic must have struck a nerve, because it generated quite a few comments on social media.

His First Heart Attack Happened Before His Thirtieth Birthday

His First Heart Attack Happened Before His Thirtieth Birthday

Justin Faloon’s first heart attack happened June 1,1999, when he was only 29. He was lucky. He could have died, especially because he waited 20 minutes or more before dialing 911. That’s his primary message these days: never ever wait if you think you’re having a heart attack. Call for help immediately.

He remembers the day like it was yesterday. Read more ...

 

Aerial Yoga: A whole new experience

If you've always wanted to fly through the air with the greatest of ease or hang upside down from a silk trapeze, you don't have to run away and join the circus. Read more ...

Tips on How to Stay on Track with Your New Year's Resolutions

Tips on How to Stay on Track with Your New Year's Resolutions

January is quickly coming to an end. How have you been doing with those New Year's resolutions you made? Need a little support?

Yesterday, I was a guest on MPBN Maine Calling. The topic was making and keeping healthy resolutions.

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Turn Bad Weight-Gaining Kitchen Habits into Good Ones

Turn Bad Weight-Gaining Kitchen Habits into Good Ones

I'm not too good at breaking bad habits. I just hate being told that I can't do something, even when I'm the one saying so. Take, for instance, eating between meals. Last spring I could no longer ignore the fact that none of my clothes fit. I got on the scales and saw that I had gained 10 pounds — no idea where they came from. Read more ...