Pacing, Prioritizing and Planting Seeds

Some people are sprinters and they dashed off the starting line on January 1st this year and others, like myself, may need a little more warm-up time to find the pace that feels best. It doesn’t mean we don’t have big plans, goals or creative ideas. Some of us have been “planting seeds” and laying […]

How to Maximize MTBI Recovery and Brain Health

Originally published on Acupuncture Clinic of Boulder, January 10, 2017 by: Melissa Hundley Wolak, MS, CCC-SLP  As the brain and nervous system heal from a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI), concussion or trauma, compensatory strategies and lifestyle modifications are indispensable in supporting the recovery process. An increased amount of physical, cognitive and emotional energy will […]

Enjoy More and Stress Less with One Powerful Strategy

How do you want to feel during this holiday season? Or any day for that matter? Calm, empowered, productive, happy, loved, appreciated, or healthy? You truly have the power to choose! Over the past two decades, I have professionally and personally witnessed the benefits of intention as healing patients recovered and life coaching clients rewired […]

The Power of Meaningful Connections

Recently, I was speaking to a group about one of my favorite topics, ways to live more mindfully and handle stress in a healthier way. Ultimately, being more present allows us to experience more joy AND decreases cognitive decline, disease, and depression. Powerful results! I presented several positive lifestyle changes at this talk, but one […]

The Power of the Pause

Mini-shifts are impactful wellness and brain changers that increase feelings of empowerment, presence and productivity in your day. Over the past 20 years, I have watched people transform their lives when health scares and tragedies occur – but there’s no need to wait for these tipping points to force you to change. My transformational life […]

Are You Feeling Mind Full or Mindful?

When people are asked, “How are you?”, the most common responses these days seem to be “busy,” “overloaded,” “tired,” or “crazy.” This chronic stress of being “on the go” much of the day will take its toll on all of us as a society, but also individually, affecting our health (with increased risk of disease) […]

How to Bounce Back After a Bad Night’s Sleep

We’ve all felt sluggish, tired, or experienced the lack-of-sleep “hangover” and forced ourselves out of bed. I have had many therapy and life coaching clients ask me how they can feel better and be more focused after a bad night’s sleep. Unfortunately, “bad” sleep nights happen, sometimes by choice (binge watching TV shows, partying too […]