seven small steps to a better brain

We can’t control getting older, but we can control how we do it.  Today, I’m talking about how a few small steps can improve your brain.  LISTEN TO GRUFFtalk PODCAST HERE. Have you ever forgotten something that you absolutely know? Like where you put the keys or the name of your favorite movie? It happens … Continue Reading

how grief rewires your body and brain

Listen to the conversation here. In this episode of GRUFFtalk, I had an amazing conversation with Dr. Mary-Frances O’Connor, who is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Her focus is on the physical and emotional responses we experience in grief, yearning, and isolation. Dr. O’Connor is also the author of The Grieving … Continue Reading

how women revolutionized fitness

LISTEN TO THE DISCUSSION HERE. In this week’s episode of GRUFFtalk: How to Age Better, I talk with author Danielle Friedman. She is an award-winning multimedia journalist who specializes in telling stories at the intersection of health, sexuality, and culture. Her first book, Let’s Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World is why I … Continue Reading