Stress is, Literally, Eating Away At Your Brain

Stress is a phenomenon that dates back to our earliest ancestors. While the stressors have drastically changed from those of our predecessors, we still respond to stress with fight, flight, and freeze. Responding to short-term stresses, like touching a hot surface, is crucial for our survival. Say you are holding a very hot cup of …

How My Dad and I Motivated Each Other to Get Moving

I have always been an active person. I ran track and played volleyball in high school, then I did rock climbing and attended Zumba classes in college. After graduating, I started working in a full-time job and gaining weight. Suddenly, I realized that I was not exercising nearly as much as I had in the …