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How does Yoga benefit a Runner

Yoga has risen in popularity over the past years with experts touting its benefits of improving mental acuity, sleep, breath control, flexibility and core strength. For sport enthusiasts and competitive athletes, yoga adds value in the area of injury prevention. Many sports, such cycling and running, have very repetitive movements in one direction, thereby developing […]

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Crazy for Chocolate… here is why?

Raw cacao promotes the release of the neurotransmitter seratonin, our feel good hormone. This neurotransmitter also acts as an anti-depressant that can help reduce symptoms of PMS. So if have the urge to gorge on choco over Valentines… fret not! As a Superfood, raw cacao is a rich source of antioxidants and many beneficial trace […]

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Blue Monday

Working from home this morning, it’s Blue Monday. The day the excitement of the new year dissipates and we are left with a feeling of same-old, same-old. Just another dark winter day. As I peer through my window on an Amsterdam canal, yes the sun is nowhere around… so a blue or rather a grey […]

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Laugh Your Illness Away

An 82-year-old Florida resident is using comedy to cope with his diagnoses of stage 4 colon cancer. Harry Lichtcsien of Fort Myers is the lead actor in the Comedy Improv Troupe Harry’s Senior Moment. As a palliative care patient, Harry’s illness is terminal. He receives chemotherapy and medical care every 2 weeks. “ He was depressed, […]

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