Brain Fitness- How are Memories Created?

How Memory is Controlled in the Brain: 1.Formation and retention: The hippocampus plays a strong role in processing information and is very important in storing information. It lies deep in the central portion of the brain. 2.The amygdala is an almond shaped structure which processes emotions. This structure allows your brain to imprint a memory […] Read More

Virtual Voyeurism

According to Wikipedia,  “Voyeurism is the sexual interest in or practice of spying on people engaged in intimate behaviors, such as undressing, sexual activity, or other actions usually considered to be of a private nature.” The Closer and Chi journalists who published the photos of an unsuspecting Kate Middleton are obviously incapable of understanding French Law and the definition of “privacy”.  […] Read More

Hot Video Workout Tips

Video Workout Tips As we age, it gets increasingly hard to lose weight, especially around your midsection. Working off the fat collecting around your thighs, buttocks and belly is no walk in the park. But it’s not impossible either. Reading about how to succeed in weight loss is one thing, being able to see the […] Read More

Memory and Brain Fitness

As we age, our ability to remember facts seems to diminsh. While there is undoubtably age related memory loss, sometimes these changes are not a sign of dementia and armay be indicators of an underlying disease or even normal.  Memory or the ability to recall facts and information can be affected by a number of medical conditions. When investigating memory […] Read More

Are you Living in the Moment?

Last weekend I went to visit my 94 year old mother at her retirement home in Peterborough Ontario.  After wandering around her floor and greeting the various residents that I have come to know over the last few years, I found her sitting alone in a chair peering out of a window at the activity in […] Read More