13 Sep

People who experience chronic stress due to job issues, family or money worries, etc., often experience memory problems. Stress raises levels of cortisol, a hormone that improves concentration briefly during acute stressful situations However, cortisol damages the hippocampus when brain … Read More »

Soak Away Stress

4 Feb

Over the centuries, many cultures have turned to purifying baths to cleanse both body and spirit. Ritual bathing was an integral part of Roman, Greek, Middle Eastern and Japanese societies, and people washed themselves before entering a temple or undertaking … Read More »