Boost Your Kindness Quotient with Energy Practices

( by Lori Chortkoff Hops, PhD, DCEP) Most people recognize the value of kindness in their lives, giving and receiving generosity, consideration and friendliness. Research shows that kindness raises endorphins, reducing pain, enhances serotonin production, responsible for relaxation, happiness, and wound healing, and promotes oxytocin production, that reduces blood pressure, enhances heart health, and creates […]

Using Energy Practices When Life is Like a Marathon

(by Lori Hops, PhD, DCEP) We often face challenges in life that resemble a marathon, but if we treat them like a sprint, we are likely to create more stress than is necessary. The strategy of a long-distance race is different than running a quick sprint. And here is where we have a lot to […]

Talking Sense About the Coronavirus

There’s a lot of fear and uncertainty about the coronavirus. Let’s take a breath, step back, and take a look at the general situation with this virus. We’ll also include some simple steps you can take today, so that you can respond with a more positive perspective. It’s not the outside event that determines our response […]