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  • By Laura Koenig Rivkin, CHHC, CPT Author of “A Whole New You: To Your Good Health”   Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults. However, it doesn’t only have to focus on trick-or-treating and having a contest to see who gets the most candy every year. With child

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    I have noticed for many years, that many individuals don't really pay attention to their health, unless they get a "diagnosis" of some sort from their doctor.  They are set in their ways and don't really feel the need to change anything.  This could be from being too busy,

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    I used to be proficient in multi-tasking.  I thought that was the best way to handle my job, my life at home and with friends.  My job in NYC, when I was in my 20's, commanded that I multi-task, and I learned from the best corporation to do that with. I was able to handle at

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    Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year. Gatherings with friends and families take place in homes across the country. Many types of foods will be served throughout the day. Here are some of my healthy tips to give you lasting energy before, during, and after

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      While the holidays are a time for family, friends, and loved ones, many feelthe stress of buying gifts, the crowds while shopping, traveling, cranky kids, etc. We also get invited to office parties, family and/or friends for gatherings.Due to all the stresses,when we

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    Do you ever find that when starting a task you commit to, it is either stopped midway or hasn’t begun at all? Why do you think this might happen?  It seems around the holidays, or even just before them, we make many commitments to ourselves and even others. These

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    Change in inevitable.  If we like change or not, things are continuously changing and are mainly out of our control. For example, if we believe in it or not, global warming is happening around us, in many parts of our country and the world.  Just turn on the news, and you

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    The Value Of Life Many things come to mind when it comes to life and placing value on it. From birth, the gift of life is granted to us and we have so much to live for. What we do with our lives and how we value it, is what matters most. Many people take their lives for

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    I hope you enjoyed my last blog on Mother's Day is a Gift. Remember that if you are a mother, plan ahead to taking care of yourself, either on Mother's Day or soon after. I thought that having a nice breakfast on Mother's Day would be a great way to start the day off.

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    The Gift Of Being A Mother Not only is Mother’s Day, a national holiday, it hits home for many people.   Some adult children have lost their mothers, some are lucky to have their mothers, even if they are aging, and some of us are mothers to our own children today.

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