Age of Chronic illnesses

Technological advances may be the signature of our times… …but we are also living in an Age of Chronic illnesses. Did you know nearly half of millennials (generation born between 1981 and 1988) have at least one chronic condition? It’s always been so hard to understand the youth. Sometimes there is just no easy fix… Read on…

PANDEMIC

“What’s the good word, Doc?” It’s still “PANDEMIC” – Greek Origin PAN = All. DEMOS = People Trends remain encouraging in the US and locally where the case count over the last seven days was down 15% (in Berkshire county) for a total of around 130 new cases. Massachusetts had the lowest 7 day average… Read on…

“Give me the good news, Doc!”

“OK!” Numbers are dropping -The Berkshires are down to 155 cases these last seven days, the lowest tally in 5 weeks. -Nationally last week we had a 7 day average of 70K now we are down to 62K for a daily average over the last week. -We are seeing seen a trend towards positivity about… Read on…

“Now what?!?”

One little question seems to be fitting after awhile if you watch the global developments: “Now what?!?” The whole world is feeling a bit parched right about now. Didn’t you hope we would be wrapping up this exercise by now? Not yet, I guess. We have a slow but stready national uptick over the last… Read on…

Society is happier than we think!

You miserable bunch, you! Don’t worry. You’re not as miserable as everyone thinks you are. It turns out none of us are. As per an international survey we humans tend to underestimate the average happiness of people around us. We measure our own personal happiness significantly higher than our society’s happiness… …so says the data… Read on…

We Are Not Out of the Woods… Yet

A glance at the headlines locally and beyond tells us that we are not out of the woods…yet. Keep at it with your best practices. Keep heart. No pandemic has lasted 2 years. We are intervening with this one like no time in history. It’s nerve-racking, but the big picture is that we are moving… Read on…

Rise and Shine!

Ahhhh, the morning. You gotta love the pure potential inherent to the morning. The vital forces to meet the day are maximal. The tank is full. By the end of the day our vitality will be spent, trading in for the acquired experiences of the day. It is an interesting trade off when you stop… Read on…

Holistic Heart Introduction

What a year it has been! Last year at this time Pandemic Pandemania was just getting started. We suddenly realized the new viral infection was wildly out of the barn and was spreading unchecked. The governor was readying to declare a state of emergency (it came March 10th) based on the Berkshire outbreak. New York… Read on…

Attention, all Hibernators!

The earth’s warmth, contracted into its core for the winter, is on the move, heading our way! Its front edge is due to reach the earth’s surface by the equinox in a few weeks! Don’t get caught sleeping through this one! Wake up, winter sleepers! And of course, for you winter enthusiasts, it’s last call!… Read on…