Nosing Down Memory Lane

Nosing Down Memory Lane

THE NOSE REMEMBERS Think of your childhood home. Personally, at 28 years old, it has been long since I last graced the narrow earthly-toned house surrounded by a floating garden I call home. Perhaps for some readers it’s been more than a couple decades. In any case, the solidity and depth of detail you are […]

Music Helps The Heart Find Its Beat

Music Helps The Heart Find Its Beat

MUSIC VS HEART RATE Whether you prefer Hector Berlioz’s symphonies or the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” one thing is certain: music and heart rates go hand in hand. You might not realize that music engages not only your auditory system, your brain responsible for movement, language, attention, memory, and emotion but your circulatory […]

Understanding The Science Of Fear

Understanding The Science Of Fear

WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF FEAR? Fear is the initial response to a real or imagined perception of danger. An abnormal degree of fear, or a fear inappropriate to its cause is called a phobia. The fear response starts in a region of the brain called the amygdala. This almond-shaped set of nuclei in the […]

Friday Feeling: Falling Back into the Routine

Friday Feeling: Falling Back into the Routine

Friday Feeling: Falling Back into the Routine Almost all students have gone back to school except for a few. This weekend is Labor Day which means that we are back to the unofficial ending of summer and the start of fall. The beginning of the school year is always stressful for families of school-age children. […]

How to Recognize Dehydration

How to Recognize Dehydration

How to Recognize Dehydration It seems as though most of this country is going through a heat wave currently. With the hot weather, it is important to not find yourself fighting off dehydration. Not drinking enough fluids on any day is bad for the body, but can become increasingly difficult for the body to maintain […]

Saint Patrick’s Day 2019 – Go Green

Saint Patrick’s Day 2019 – Go Green

Saint Patrick’s Day 2019 – Go Green Today we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by showing our appreciation for Irish heritage and wearing the color green. As we know that not everyone at the company is Irish and that St. Patrick’s Day happens to be a much larger deal here than in Ireland. Click to read […]

Friday Feeling: First Day of Winter

Friday Feeling: First Day of Winter

Friday Feeling: First Day of Winter Today is the first day of the Winter season. For some, the winter season is the start to terrible road conditions, colder weather, snowfall, and home maintenance. For more on the joyous celebratory side, there are the upcoming holidays of Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, […]

Friday Feeling: You Don’t Need to Go Through Mental Illness Alone

Friday Feeling: You Don’t Need to Go Through Mental Illness Alone

Friday Feeling You don’t need to go through mental illness alone. This phrase should resonate with both people who suffer from mental illness, and their support systems like family and friends. 1 in 4 physicians has clinical depression.  Last week medical professionals raised awareness for physicians with depression by wearing wacky socks. This week, designer […]