Exercise Makes You Smarter

By Margo White We used to think that if you wanted to grow your brain you learned a musical instrument or another language. But, as renowned neuropsychiatrist John Ratey explains, the science now shows conclusively that being fit is as good for your mind as your muscles. What exactly do we

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Make Time For Your Wellbeing: A Mindfulness Exercise

By Nuriye Rumeli One of the hottest topics these days is whole body person wellness. Often this is followed by the importance of mindfulness. According to professional therapist Johnathan Banks “There is growing evidence that mindfulness can alter the brain and resulting from that, the body and health of regular

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Family Literacy Introduces Yoga Class for Students

by Shaunna Cullen YWCA New Britain’s Family Literacy program offers ESL and GED classes to mothers and provides engaging learning activities and childcare for their children.  But it is also so much more.  Barbara Heidenis, Coordinator for the Family Literacy program, said there was a focus group held last spring

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