(TR#446) How Plants Improve Your Health

WHAT IF . . . adding a little green to your space could reduce fatigue? RESEARCH SAYS: I am notorious for my black thumb. Fortunately for me, my wife has a green thumb. She loves plants of any kind and has them displayed all over our house. It turns out that plants are good for […]

(TR#445) You Don’t Have to Master Meditation

WHAT IF . . . meditation is easier than you think? RESEARCH SAYS: Meditation is easier than you think! And the benefits far outweigh any discomfort you may feel when first starting to meditate. Here are a few tips to help: Your mind will quiet itself. It doesn’t have to take more than a few […]

(TR#440) How the Brightest Light Affects Mental Health

WHAT IF . . . sunshine is the best medicine? RESEARCH SAYS: While the link between sunshine and mental health isn’t new, a recent study reveals that the association is even stronger than previously thought. In fact, sunlight exposure is by far the greatest weather-related factor determining our mental health. Exposure to sunlight is a […]

(TR#435) 3 Things to Help Children Keep a Healthy Weight

WHAT IF . . . fighting obesity was as easy as 1-2-3? RESEARCH SAYS: Ohio State University did a study on childhood obesity and discovered three things that were most correlated to protecting your child from obesity. They were 1) eating dinner together as a family, 2) reducing the amount of time children spend watching […]

(TR#434) What to Do If the Holidays Have You Down

WHAT IF . . . It’s not uncommon to struggle during the holidays. RESEARCH SAYS: Sometimes the holidays can be, well, not always merry and bright. But here are few strategies to help bring the cheer to your holiday season: Moderate your expectations. Don’t run yourself ragged unnecessarily trying to get ready for the holidays. […]