I loved taking naps . I took a nap every day until I went to first grade. Even though high school, I napped on the weekends. As soon as I got to college, I arranged all my classes so that I could nap in the afternoon. For most of my adult life, I napped when I could. My father said
I think I mentioned in one of my previous blogs that I have been having insomnia problems. I have even consulted a sleep specialist. Imagine my surprise when I walked out of her office with a prescription for a book called Say Good Night to Insomnia; The Six-Week, Drug-Free Program by Gregg D. Jacobs. I’ve learned some really interesting things.
"When the moon was in the 7th house, and Jupiter alligns with Mars, and peace will guide the planet and love will fill the stars.... Remember the 60s? Great music. Great debates. Hippies who turned into yuppies. And all those nasty drugs that were so bad to use. Well, now these nasty drugs are poised to be the next major
Everyone knows that reading is good for you. In fact did you know that just 6 minutes of reading is enough to reduce stress by 68%? One study even found that elderly individuals who read regularly are 2.5 times less likely to develop Alzheimer's than their peers. What is interesting is that now that e-book reading is becoming widely used,
I LOVE HOT CHOCOLATE. I was given a gift last holiday season from Coffee Bean with 3 different flavors to make Hot Chocolate; chocolate, white vanilla, and hazelnut. I got to tell you, they are fantastic! One of my favorite drinks in grad school in Denver was Peppermint Schnaps in hot chocolate with lots and lots of whipped cream. So
Most of the time, none of us understands the topics for which scientists receive the Nobel Prize other than it’s a big deal. This time, the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is going to three people, John O’Keefe and May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.
Here we go again. What kind of food is good; what is bad? My favorite meal is a hamburger with fries. When I am down, take me to a fast food joint and after I eat, I am happy and up again. Reason??? Maybe the protein is positive for our brain. A review of studies examining the relationship between protein
I hate reading articles about foods and what helps us and what hurts us. I think that normally 6 months after the initial article, another article is published negating everything that you read 6 months earlier. This blog is no different. I was reading some articles from Audiology News when my attention was captured by the heading “ Eating fish
Many of you know that I have opened my own business called Audiology Solutions LA which specializes in the assessment of children and adults suspected of having auditory processing disorders. (APD) APD interferes with education in reading problems, comprehension of speech communication especially in noisy environments, and understanding subtleties in both speech and reading, and memory retention. One of the
In our life, we have rescued 5 wonderful dogs who spent many special years with our family. When we decided our 12 year old golden retriever mix needed a friend, we brought in a 6 week old retriever mix who was the runt of the litter. Our golden, Brandy, immediately assumed the role of Alpha Dog but would play with