Food For Thought!

Although I’m not a registered dietician, and therefore am not qualified to give nutritional advice, I read an article in the July 2020 Berkeley Wellness Report that I am excited to share with you. The […]

Exercise – What’s in it for me?

What comes to mind when you think about the benefits of exercise?  Many of us think “weight loss – if I could just lose that last 10 pounds……”    True, regular exercise can help with weight […]


In addition to providing physical, psychological, and social benefits, did you know that dancing is also really good for your brain?   In a new study from Germany in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, researchers divided healthy […]

What’s even better for your brain than crossword puzzles?

If you’ve been doing wordle, crossword puzzles or Sudoku to sharpen your cognitive skills, (or even if you haven’t!) you might be interested in the recent research review that examined 72 studies (including literature reviews […]

“I’m HORRIBLE at Names!”

“I’m   Horrible at names!” Have you ever muttered this to yourself?  We all know how important it is to remember someone’s name, but it can be so challenging!  Give these simple tips a try and […]

Your Brain and Booze

I just read a sobering (pun intended!) article in the  June 2020 UC Berkeley Health and Wellness Alerts about how alcohol affects our memory.  The key takeaway?  As you might have guessed, moderation is the […]