Staying Positive in Difficult Times

“It’s possible to train yourself to be more optimistic”Sharon Feiereisen The bad news is that, no matter how relatively good or bad your situation is, there are always things to stress out about. On a micro level there are personal hardships like bad relationships and job insecurity; on a macro level it’s impossible not to have anxiety about things like …

How To Boost Your Flexibility

“Even if you’re stiff as a board”Sharon Feiereisen Flexibility in all aspects of life – including our physical being – is invaluable. Honing our pliability not only works to prevent injuries and boost balance, but it can help with back pain and everyday discomfort. Stretching and flexibility go hand-in-hand as well-stretched muscles make achieving a full range of motion infinitely …

Preventing Dementia and Memory Loss

“Diet, exercise, and supplements”Sharon Feiereisen Even if you haven’t been touched by it firsthand, we can all remember that final episode of Sex and the City when Miranda is bathing Steve’s mother after finding her wandering Brooklyn streets confused, rummaging through garbage. Dementia is a very real and scary issue that effects many more people than most of us are probably …

The Secret To Burning Fat During Your Next Workout

“The Secret To Burning Fat During Your Next Workout”Sharon Feiereisen We can all agree that exercising improves health and overall well-being, but how specifically working out affects us varies from one person to another. While our genetic predispositions to fat loss and muscle gain may be out of our control, subtle factors – like when we eat – may be …

How To Create The Ultimate (free!) Home Gym

“Yes, even you with your teeny tiny studio apartment”Sharon Feiereisen It can be hard to muster up the motivation for a workout in the best of situations, let alone when in a cramped studio apartment. In most cases, setting yourself up for success is the difference between a day filled with gloriously happy endorphins, and one filled with stress and …