Posted Fri, 2013/01/04 - 01:56 by amybscherAs my words finally make it out into the world (in print!), I sit here and reflect on all that I have learned. I wonder how I can capture it all and bottle it, so I never forget. Not even 50 years from now. The suffering I endured from Chronic Lyme disease and all of my other diagnoses, is something that that I'd never give back now. For so much of where my life has landed has came from flying blindly through all of those years.
Mind and body
Posted Fri, 2012/12/07 - 21:18 by Fred LeeIt turns out that daydreaming is really a time for quiet reflection and an important component of cognitive development and overall well-being.
Posted Tue, 2012/11/27 - 23:55 by Fred LeeHigher levels of social interaction later in life can help a person to maintain both their physical and emotional health.
Posted Mon, 2012/10/29 - 21:07 by Fred LeeCombining mental and physical stimulation on a regular basis can have appears to have a protective effect against age related memory loss, which can be an indicator of dementia.
Posted Tue, 2012/10/09 - 21:43 by Fred LeeAcupuncture has shown promise as a safe, effective, and more economical alternative to knee surgery.
Posted Tue, 2012/09/25 - 21:01 by Fred LeePsychological and emotional stress and trauma not only lowers our quality of life, but it can contribute to physical ailments, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Posted Thu, 2012/09/20 - 20:37 by Fred LeeWhile survivors of heart failure are advised to be sedentary, tai chi could be a safe and effective way to get some exercise in order to improve their quality of life and physical and emotional state.
Posted Tue, 2012/07/31 - 20:02 by Fred LeeThe ancient art of Tai Chi has been found to not only calm the mind, but scientists believe that regular practice can actually increase the size of the brain and potentially reduce the risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Posted Thu, 2012/06/28 - 21:59 by Fred LeeIn addition to lowering our quality of life, loneliness can adversely affect our physical well-being and may even compromise our cardiovascular health.