Train Your Brain to Ditch Bad Habits and Form New, Better Ones

Train Your Brain to Ditch Bad Habits and Form New, Better Ones

Have you ever found yourself driving straight to work on the weekend, when you really meant to go to the store? Your mind learns to do certain things, like drive the same path from home to work, on autopilot to conserve energy. That’s great, unless you’re trying to break a habit that’s not serving you well! It is possible, however, to train your brain to ditch bad habits and form new, better ones.

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Tune in to the Podcast, "What is My Body Letting Me Know?"

Tune in to the Podcast, "What is My Body Letting Me Know?"

In this episode of It’s a Brain Changer, hosts Kelly and Darlene discuss the different ways our bodies talk to us. Sharing stories about their own experiences with pain and what it meant in their lives, they explain how your body tries to get your attention when you’re not listening, such as when stress and emotional pain become physical pain and illness.

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Healthy Recipe: Zuppa Toscana

Healthy Recipe: Zuppa Toscana

This Tuscan Soup is a healthy one-pot meal that’s chock full of vegetables and bursting with flavor. If you’re eating a diet that’s Paleo, Whole30, dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free or sugar-free, you’re in luck! This rich, creamy soup from 40 Aprons will hit the spot.

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Upgrade Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Upgrade Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Changing your mindset can truly change your life. As Marcy Axness, Ph.D., says in her article, Gratitude, Upgrade Your Life, “When we focus our consciousness toward gratitude, beauty and communion, we weave peace into our very cells. This isn’t just flowery sentiment; this comes from leading-edge research in the fields of positive psychology and mind-body science.”

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Helping Kids Find Balance

Helping Kids Find Balance

Parenting today is a brave new frontier, filled with all kinds of new health threats. Food is filled with preservatives or covered in pesticides, our water is full of chemicals and pharmaceutical residue, and kids experience physical and emotional stress. So what’s a parent to do to help their kids find balance?

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Clinical Study Shows Chiropractic Can Help With Balance and Stability

Clinical Study Shows Chiropractic Can Help With Balance and Stability

Recent research published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research showed that every patient in a clinical study showed improvement in their posture after just one chiropractic adjustment to correct misalignments.

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Meet Kelly Summersett & Darlene Mew, Hosts of the Podcast Series, “It’s a Brain Changer!”

Meet Kelly Summersett & Darlene Mew, Hosts of the Podcast Series, “It’s a Brain Changer!”

We recently sat down with the hosts of a new podcast, “It’s a Brain Changer!”, to see what happens when you pair a life, health and happiness coach with a mental health counselor and adjunct psychology professor. Read on to see what drives them to motivate their listeners about health, happiness, weight loss and more.

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8 Choices for a Healthier Pregnancy

8 Choices for a Healthier Pregnancy

We are watching epidemics of chronic disease unfold all around us, and we know that these problems are environmentally driven. Some of us are certainly more sensitive than others, but our growing babes deserve some thoughtful consideration and conscious consumerism. I tell my friends and patients that it is like stepping outside into a freezing blizzard: Even if you only put on a couple layers of clothes, it’s still a whole lot better than being naked. Here are some proverbial layers to put on.

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Healthy Recipe: Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup

Healthy Recipe: Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup

If cooler weather has you in the mood for a big pot of hearty soup, you’re in luck! This paleo version of traditional minestrone soup is full of flavor, and because you can make it in a slow cooker or instant pot, it’s a great choice for busy families.

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Breathe Deep

Breathe Deep

Intentional breathing can benefit your social interactions. Here’s how…

Did you know that chronic stress can harm your relationships? It’s true. Studies have shown that when stressed, you are more likely to be anxious, depressed, irritable, stubborn, pessimistic, and have a hard time communicating effectively. But there is hope. Changing how you breathe can reduce the negative impact of stress, and help you interact with others with ease. Here’s what you need to know.

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Chiropractic and Athletes

Chiropractic and Athletes

Athletes have been benefiting from Chiropractic care for many years; however, it has only recently been receiving attention from the media. Athletes of all types, from the weekend warrior to the world-class athlete, utilize Chiropractic because it is a drug-free way to better health and performance.

Chiropractic adjustments help ensure that the body functions as efficiently as possible, which can maximize healing and recovery from all types of injuries.

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Confessions of an Old Mom - It’s All “Gym” Dandy

Yet another sign of adapting to change as I age has shown itself.  Back in the day, like when I was a kid, the only people who regularly spent time at the gym were those who were involved in some kind of specific training. Fast forward to today.  I have joined a gym.  I have prodded my husband (who actually admits to the same feelings as me) to join with me. 

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Confessions of an Old Mom-The Heart of the Matter

Confessions of an Old Mom-The Heart of the Matter

Being an “old mom” means more than facing the expected changes in parenting; it means facing unexpected changes in personal health matters as well.  Sometimes, adjusting my attitudes to fit the new, more enlightened times proves just as difficult as adjusting to the actual age-related health struggles.

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Healthy Family-Friendly Recipes

Everyone is aware of the benefits of eating a healthy diet.  But, in today's busy world, as you rush between work, school, activities and commitments, following a healthy diet can often be difficult.  Having a few "go-to" meal and snack recipes that the entire family (kids as well as adults) enjoys making and eating can alleviate much of the stress and anxiety of dealing with meal planning and preparation.

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