Author Archives: Joan Moran

Navigating the Road to Happiness

Here are some tips to increase your happiness quotient! Know Your Body Neurotransmitters impact your energy levels and mood. Understanding more about them can help you navigate the road to happiness. Seven key neurotransmitters are epinephrine (adrenaline), dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine, acetylcholine, GABA, and glutamate. Neurotransmitters affect your happiness quotient.There are many more neurotransmitters, but the […]

Creating your Third Act

How often do you think about your third act? If you are my age, 78, you might think about it often. You’re comfortable now, yet, there will be adjustments or changes in your future. You want to roll with new experiences. I review how I want the next five or 10 years to evolve. No […]

Managing Emotional Health in Difficult Times

Life presents many changes and challenges for everyone. You have probably already managed your mental and emotional health in difficult times. The good news is that you are still here! My favorite song from Stephen Sondheim’s Follies is “I’m Still Here.” The lyrics make me smile and bring me comfort because it is a song of resilience […]