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by / on November 4, 2014 at 12:58 pm / in Wellness

Overcoming Financial Inertia

The term “inertia” comes from the Latin word, iners, meaning idle or sluggish. The Principle of Inertia as described by Newton in his First Law of Motion is that an object not subject to any external force moves at a constant velocity. Thus, an object will continue moving at its current velocity until some force causes its speed or direction […]

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by / on October 23, 2014 at 9:15 am / in Health

Healthy Fats, Proteins and Carbs

Healthy Fats We all need fat but only as long as it’s healthy fat. Below are a few types of healthy fats: Healthy Oils: Extra virgin olive oil (or EVOO as Rachael Ray calls it) and organic coconut oil both show anti-inflammatory and cardio-protective properties. Even though coconut oil is primarily a saturated fat, it’s comprised mostly of medium chain […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 9:03 am / in Health

Leptin Power Snack

Leptin Leptin is the hormone that tells our brain that we are full. It tells us to stop eating and helps control our body weight and metabolism. Below are five “laws” of leptin that will help your body stay full and fit: No grazing after dinner Reduce your carb intake Eat small meals Eat three meals a day Eat morning […]

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by / on October 16, 2014 at 9:05 am / in Wellness

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation can cause many harmful and potentially long term side effects. New parents and college students will probably agree with me when I say how much sleep is missed when you are not getting enough. Below are a few side effects that can come from lack of sleep: Short Term: Decreased performance and alertness Memory and cognitive impairment Stress […]

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by / on September 23, 2014 at 4:40 pm / in Health

EXIT on the Go!

In today’s fast paced real estate market, EXIT Realty agents and brokers need to fuel up fast. After all, time is money! Agents simply DO NOT have the time to cook meals that will provide them with the physical and emotional fitness for wealth and wellness success. The following is a list of DREAM Wellness-approved snacks designed to accommodate the […]

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by / on September 18, 2014 at 1:14 pm / in Wellness

Habits Are Human: How to Break the Bad Ones

A commentary by Nicole Cohen and Craig Weatherby (editor) in Food, Health and Eco News from Vital Choice What is a habit? Habits are tiny programs in our brains that run our lives. And those habits – the route you took to work, the evening cocktail, and the cuss word you dropped in front of a nun – have little […]

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 5:16 pm / in Health

Tips for Healthy Living: How to Perform at Your Best!

A commentary by Ashley Wirth (assistant to Dr. Gregg Baron) Don’t you want to feel your best each and every day? Have peak performance in every aspect of your life? Then here are a few tips for achieving just that. Eat a healthy and complete breakfast: Egg whites, spinach, dried cranberries, walnuts, and broccoli in a brown rice wrap makes […]

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by / on August 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm / in Health

The ABCDEs of Vitamins

Vitamin A: Promotes the growth and repair of body tissues and bone formation Promotes healthy skin and hair Essential for night vision Vitamin B: Important for the metabolism of protein Vital for healthy and proper nervous system functioning Vital for blood formation Vitamin C: Promotes healthy cell development, wound healing and resistance to infections Serves as an antioxidant May help […]

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by / on August 6, 2014 at 1:05 pm / in Wellness

Exercise Improves Brain Power

Aerobic exercise doesn’t just build muscle, it also builds mass in key brain areas and improves cognitive performance, according to Art Kramer of the University of Illinois. Kramer presented the results of his research into the relationship between physical fitness and cognition at the 2013 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. “Populations throughout the […]

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by / on July 31, 2014 at 5:02 pm / in Wellness

Man’s Best Friend

A fractal is a mathematical concept that displays self-similar behavior. It refers to detailed patterns repeating themselves over and over again. Fractals are not limited to geometric patterns, but can also describe events, our choices and the process of time. Take a head of broccoli for example. Each individual broccoli floret makes up the entire broccoli head, yet each floret […]

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