The mind-body music connection

The mind-body music connection

It has been said that music soothes the savage beast. When I come home, one of the first things I do, after a long day is put on some jazz. That got me to thinking, are there any definitive studies about music and mood? So I looked…of course in my favorite place…the internet. Continue Reading …

Some Storm Safety

Some Storm Safety

Where I live, we had some intense storms the last couple of days. Tornado sirens, hail, thunder and lots of lightning have been the order of the day. I have candles, an emergency radio, and three days worth of bottled water and medicines. Do you? Continue Reading …

Suddenly Super Salads!

Suddenly Super Salads!

We have had some beautiful days and hints of Spring…I’m thinking about all of the lovely produce that will be blooming and sprouting soon. Eating healthy meals is important to our overall wellbeing. But healthy does not have to mean boring. Salads are one of the simplest meals Continue Reading …

Spring washing…

Spring washing…

I thought I would do a “this day in history” post and found out that on this day in 1797, Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine. I thought that fit well with the fact that spring is finally here and with it spring-cleaning. I decided to look into to the first Continue Reading …

Spring is here – don’t fall for allergens…

Spring is here – don’t fall for allergens…

Spring is here…oh, excuse me, ACHOO!! So are spring allergies. But you don’t have to roll out the welcome mat for allergens in your home. While these tips and tricks will not rid you of your allergies, they will reduce the amount of allergy producing substances in your home. Continue Reading …

A time for … tears?

A time for … tears?

Spring seems to finally be coming. The seasons change, life moves on. Some days, weeks, months are wonderful and filled with joy. Others bring loss and sadness.With the hope of spring, I wanted to touch on a touchy subject Continue Reading …

More tips…

More tips…

Last week, I brought you some tips to help a loved one with dementia when you visit them. And to help make your visit easier and more successful. One more idea that can benefit you and anyone suffering from dementia when you visit Continue Reading …