12 Mindfulness Strategies to Aid Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you have been wanting to lose weight, understanding the power of your Subconscious mind will make your goal much easier!   The subconscious mind is not only your memories, autopilot habits, tendencies, and behaviors but also your beliefs and your inner conversations about your life and about yourself.  Here are 12 strategies to help […]

Retrain Your Nervous System to Process Emotions

By Katie Wandasiewicz, BS, CH, DTR of Forum Health Valparaiso When a polar bear experiences trauma – as when he is hunted down by a helicopter shooting tranquilizers at him – he shakes his body to release that trauma. This is instinctual and helps keep him healthy, resetting his nervous system to a calm, safe […]

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

By Staff of Forum Health Valparaiso Dr. William Sutherland, who first introduced Craniosacral Therapy over 100 years ago, discovered that, contrary to popular belief, cranial bones were designed to move in small degrees. In fact, they actually pulse in response to the movement of the cerebrospinal fluid and membranes that surround the central nervous system.  What […]

Healing Mind Chatter

By Staff of Forum Health Valparaiso Do you spend a lot of time worrying? Do negative thoughts keep you stressed? Listen as Forum Health Valparaiso’s founder, Dr. Renee Kimberling, ND, RN, CNHP, shares tips on how to heal that debilitating mind chatter for good! https://youtu.be/BzDBU70IyKI To find a provider, call (855) 976-5578.

Foods to Lower Cortisol and Ease Anxiety

By Staff of Forum Health Clarkston Dealing with Anxiety A proper diet is the main determinant of body functions. From cardiovascular health and joint health to brain function including, moods, anxiety, depression and stress management. However, stimulants such as caffeine, sugar and refined carbohydrates that are used for a quick energy boost, may contribute to […]

Cognitive Decline: When to Pay Attention

By Adrian Schirr of Forum Health Clarkston We all have those moments when we walk into a room and forget why we’re there. We’ve all had a slip of the tongue or a “senior moment,” but what’s the difference between a slight intellectual pause and something that needs attention? To be fair, momentary lapses are […]

Harnessing the Power of Meditation in Your Daily Life

By Adrian Schirr of Forum Health Clarkston It should be obvious to most by now: our fast-paced existence is only speeding up. With never-ending access to world news, differing opinions, and a myriad of positive and negative images, the constant stimulation turns to chaos. The mental distractions are interrupting the connection between the mind and […]

Boost Cognitive Function with Food + Recipe

By now, most of us know we must keep our bodies healthy to prevent diseases like cancer, kidney failure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc. What only a small percentage know is the brain is very much part of the package. Even less know, like other chronic illnesses, it is possible to […]

Top 3 Tools to Achieve Better Brain Health: Resource List

From the time you are born until you die, your brain is working. Even in your sleep your brain is working to process new information, repair from the day before, and prepare for the next day. Your brain controls every process that regulates your body including learning, problem solving, reasoning, memory, emotions, motor skills, vision, […]

The Gut Brain Connection + Plus 6 Foods to Boost Your Brain Function

Did you know that 20% of your daily caloric intake is used by your brain? Not only that, the kinds of foods you eat on a daily basis have an influence on everything from cognitive function, to mood, and mental wellbeing.   Your brain requires a lot of energy to keep your body and mind […]