A Good Night’s Sleep in the Chicago Land Area Isn’t Just for Babies

When people have a baby, they spend a great deal of time planning for the child’s sleep, establishing a sleep scheduling, and even talking (or complaining) about whether or not the child—and therefore the parents—are getting good sleep. According to experts, people throughout the Chicago land area should maintain good sleep throughout all life stages,…

Resolve to Find Your Purpose

During this time of New Year’s resolutions, there is one concept that isn’t as typical as losing weight, quitting smoking, or saving more money. This concept is discovering a life purpose. People don’t talk about breaking their resolution to find a life purpose perhaps in part because it just isn’t as measurable as those other…

Forgiveness: It’s Good for You

Award-winning journalist and author Megan Feldman Bettencourt spoke with us about her new book, “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World” and the role of forgiveness in family caregiving. In a 2014 TedX talk, Ms. Bettencourt explained what it means to forgive. The dictionary definition of forgive is “to give up resentment.” “I’m…