Kayla Gonzalez


About Kayla Gonzalez

Kayla Gonzalez is a graduate of Texas A&M University and joined the Empower Brokerage marketing team in early 2021. She creates content for the company websites and assists with various marketing campaigns. LinkedIn Profile

Life Insurance Awareness Month
In case you haven’t heard, September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. Life Insurance Awareness Month, otherwise known as LIAM, is a nationwide campaign that was created by Life Happens in 2004. The goal of the campaign is to ensure that everyone understands the importance of having sufficient life insurance coverage. […]

Life Insurance Awareness Month


back pain
Every single movement you make involves your spine somehow. Because of this, pulling a muscle reaching the top shelf at the grocery store, tying your shoes, or simply sleeping wrong can leave you with debilitating back pain. Because our backs are regularly undergoing pulls and aches and strains and tweaks, […]

How To Tell If Your Back Pain Is Serious


palliative care hospice care
Both palliative and hospice care offer comfort care for individuals suffering from a debilitating illness. However, the outcomes of both care options differ slightly. Hospice care is offered as an option to patients who have no intention of curing their illnesses, and wish to pass on as peacefully and painlessly […]

Comparing Palliative and Hospice Care



good and bad debt
It has been ingrained in us that “debt” is a bad word and should be avoided at all costs. However, paradoxically, there are some forms of debt that can help you make more money in the long run, not less. If you want to make better financial decisions, you should […]

What You Should Know About Good and Bad Debt


ginger
If you go through the spice cabinets of an average home, you are most likely going to find ginger. It is a staple in many recipes, but it has also been commonly used as a natural health supplement. Whether it’s being used as an addition to your favorite meal or […]

Ginger: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits


cardiac rehabilitation
Heart issues may leave you with low energy and limited physical mobility. Luckily, are programs available that work to strengthen the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of those with cardiovascular disease. Cardiac rehabilitation programs, or CR programs, were created by specialists looking to stop or reverse the progression of cardiovascular […]

Why You Might Benefit From a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program



brain waves
Decoding the Mind Californian researchers announced they were able to successfully translate the brain waves of a man who was rendered unable to speak due to a severe stroke. Or, in other words, they were able to convert his thoughts into written sentences. According to neurosurgeon Dr .Edward Chang, the […]

Paralyzed Man Communicates Through Converted Brain Waves


seiza
What is Seiza? Based on ancient Japanese standards, Seiza is considered the formal way of sitting. The term translates to “sitting with a correct posture.” The position is characterized by neatly folded legs, an erect spine, and feet neatly tucked underneath the body. Many traditional tea ceremonies and Japanese performances […]

How Sitting In Seiza Can Help Your Posture


diabetes
Parts of the country have been experiencing record-breaking temperatures. While everyone is feeling the effects of the heat, individuals with diabetes are especially at risk. Having both diabetes and extreme heat can be a dangerous combination. Heat and moderate-to-high physical activity may cause excessive sweating, dehydration, and glucose spikes. People […]

Why Having Diabetes in Extreme Heat Can Be Dangerous



Alzheimer's and dementia
Although the terms are frequently related, dementia and Alzheimer’s are not the same. Dementia is an overarching term used to describe symptoms that impact a person’s memory, the performance of daily activities, and ability to communicate. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. As time goes on, Alzheimer’s […]

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Compared