If watching the Winter Olympics inspired you to feel and look your best at any age, it’s time to explore how you can pursue wellness for mind/body/spirit. Whether it’s mindful meditation or a group wellness class, there are dozens of Tampa Bay rejuvenating resources.
Growing Pains: If you are a parent with a child or teenager affected by depression, eating disorders or other issues (including the recent shootings that make kids fearful about school), you may want to consult St. Petersburg’s Jacqueline Hubbard, M.D., ABPN. Dr. Hubbard is a dual board certified psychiatrist with board certifications in general psychiatry, and child & adolescent psychiatry. hubbardmd.com (727) 877-8225
Keep Your Brain Young by Having Fun: You mind stays most nimble when you’re active. Boost brainpower by doing crossword puzzles, taking a different route home, telling jokes, dancing, eating dark chocolate and even shopping! According to Johns Hopkins, scientist discovered that older adults who shop more than once a week have fewer memory problems as pondering price and items to choose engages different areas of the brain simultaneously.
Skin-sational Ideas: Despite Altered Carbon’s sci-fi premise, you really do only get one body! With the return of stronger rays, it’s time to stock up on sunscreen with adequate protection to help prevent skin cancer. Wear a hat, get your annual physician check-up for suspicious
moles and hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Radiance Medspa has introduced a new anti-aging treatment. Vivace combines three technologies: Micro- Needling, RF (radio frequency) to deliver heat to the skin with corresponding red or blue LED for skin tightening along with PRP
(Platelet Rich Plasma) Growth Factors.
This comprehensive nonsurgical treatment tightens skin on the neck and jowl/jaw line, face and hands and generates new collagen, plus reduces fine lines and wrinkles. The treatment will also reduce the appearance of scarring, improve skin texture and tone, even skin color, minimize stretch marks and minimize pores. The Vivace treatment can be done on most skin colors, including tanned skin and dark skin. The treatment is usually done in a series of three to four treatments, spaced four to six weeks apart. (727) 518-7100; radiancemedspa.com