Five Simple Strategies to Beat Winter Blues

Depression impacts the lives of 10-25% of the adult population of the United States. Mood disorders like depression have a significant impact on virtually all aspects of well being and even increase risks of heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Shockingly the World Health Authority declared that by 2030 depression will be the leading cause of […]

Brains Behind It- Dr. Kevin Haselhorst – Author, “Is Palliative Care Right For You”

ABOUT DR. KEVIN HASELHORST: Emergency physician, Kevin Haselhorst, MD, an expert on advance care planning, speaks to patients, family members and healthcare providers about advance directives, palliative care and dying with dignity. He’s the author of “Wishes To Die For”, “Is Palliative Care Right for YOU?”, and the forthcoming “The 4 Seasons to Caregiving.” Dr. […]

Things You Should Do Early in 2019 for Your Best Year Ever

This 2019 can be the best year yet without making crazy unrealistic declarations to lose fifteen pounds, buy a Porsche, or find your soulmate.  Instead, this is your year to transform your life from the inside out and it doesn’t require money, relocation, or relationship confrontations.  The process is a practice transforming how you act, […]

Making Healthy Habits Stick by Understanding How the Brain Makes Choices

Technology and behavioral science can help us achieve long-term positive health changes The steady rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is one of our biggest challenges. The majority of NCDs are believed to stem from four key risk factors: tobacco smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity and alcohol consumption. The problems caused by the “four factors” are […]

Brain Goals for 2018

It’s resolution time! Right now, millions across the country are setting self improvement goals for 2018 and the majority of these resolutions involve brain and body health. According to the most popular goals are to Lose Weight, Get Fit, or Further their Education. I am notorious for making New Year’s resolutions that end up […]

Brains Behind It- Eric Ellestad- Local Roots Farm

ABOUT ERIC ELLESTAD: Through his focus on technology based solutions to global challenges and his passion for impact driven businesses, Eric launched Local Roots in 2013 to develop and build a truly scalable indoor farming company.   “At Local Roots, we design, build and operate the world’s most productive indoor farming solutions. We […]