Diagnosed with dementia, choosing when to die

For someone with Alzheimer’s disease, wrote college professor Sandy Bem, it is “extraordinarily difficult for one’s body to die in tandem with the death of one’s self.” How she carried out her plan to take her own life before the disease took it from her was chronicled in The New York Times Magazine on Sunday.The article left me staring into space for two reasons....more

Smoother Than a Fresh Jar of Skippy

www.thesocialbeing721.com I stole the title for my blog post today from Bruno Mars’ song, Uptown Funk. This phrase made me laugh when I heard it.  I thought to myself, who doesn’t want to be smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy!? Cause I sure do!...more

Nootropics & Biohacking 101 - A New Generation of Intelligence

If you do enough research about the modern CEO and the brilliant minds that work in Silicon Valley, then you will inevitably run into terms like "smart drugs" and "nootropics." A lot of people dismiss these types of products as being wastes of time and money, but some pretty smart people disagree about the possibility of using nootropics to unleash the body's full potential.What Are Nootropics?...more


The physical activity added to brain training is one of the formulas to keep the body and mind in harmony with good healthLong aging meant loss of mental abilities and work disability. The retirement was synonymous with idleness and end of life. Fortunately, today the reality is different: Seniors are more cheerful, active and healthy....more

Hope for a Dreamer

 As a dreamer I have high hopes and long for freedom. As a dreamer I tend to rebel and fight for what I truly desire. I’ve lost my hope many times, but somehow managed to look past the darkness. I’ve always known there was something better waiting out there for me, something bigger and something brighter. The world I see is almost intimidating, and yet, everyday I feel my heart jump in elation, just at the thought of being free and independent once again. I can finally breathe....more

Raising rates? But why?

Do you have a degree in nutrition? If not, you might want to check out the laws in your state to ...more

It is not your job to be perfect

SourceNews flash: the world doesn’t need perfection from you.You weren’t born, schooled or hired for flawlessness....more

10 Things I Know About Being Healthy

As I made my way through my second pregnancy (whoo hoo *throws confetti*) I dealt with insane cravings, bouts of fatigue and NFTG* state of mind when it comes to working out. But every day I made a choice to stick by my healthy diet, workout and power through all of it....more

3 game-changing health mantras to get you through the week

Friends! There are a lot of exciting things in the works (hint: an ebook! Hint: collaboration with one of my blogging heroes!), so today’s short and sweet....more