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

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They Insured What? The Weirdest Insurance Policies Whether it be life insurance, car insurance, or home insurance, people get coverage to protect something valuable just in case the worst were to happen. There is no telling what each person holds most valuable. So, it is no surprise that some people […]

Weirdest Insurance Policies Ever


gardening
Free Time? Retirement is a well-deserved treat at the end of a long life full of hard work. While most look forward to this time in their life, some can become bored and depressed after leaving the workforce. This is why it is suggested that those in retirement find hobbies […]

Get Your Gardening On


world health day
On April 7th of each year (today), we celebrate World Health Day! The World Health Organization founded the holiday as a way to continuously bring awareness to how we can contribute to the creation of a healthy, prosperous, and long-lasting world. History of World Health Day The document that brought […]

World Health Day 2022 – Our Planet, Our Health



online shopping
More than half of my Christmas shopping this year was done from the comfort of my own home. As we are still amid a pandemic, online shopping has made holiday shopping easy and safe. In fact, it has become such a common practice that 54% of modern Americans claim that […]

Online Shopping Safely This Holiday Season


blue light
What is blue light? Blue light is one of the colors in the light spectrum, the full light spectrum containing red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. You will get the most blue light exposure from the sun, but cell phone, computer, tablet, and television screens make a significant […]

How to Protect Your Eyes from Blue Light


EMDR therapy
What is EMDR therapy? EMDR therapy, formally known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, is a method of psychotherapy that focuses on helping individuals work through the traumatic events that contribute to the severity of PTSD, panic disorders, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Francine Shapiro was taking a walk one […]

Explaining EMDR Therapy



burning calories
Scared Sweetless  With the end of the year approaching, it can be tough to stick to a diet. To make things harder, the holidays kick off with Halloween, and so we’re prone to overindulging in candy and sweet treats. If that gets you down, you might find this information helpful. […]

Burning Calories Through Horror Movies



sundowner's syndrome
Sundowner’s syndrome, or ‘sundowning,’ is a condition that can co-occur with dementia. However, while those who suffer from sundowning have dementia, not all who have dementia suffer from sundowning. Sundowning causes agitation, confusion, and hyperactivity during the nighttime. Along with all the difficult changes that manifest with a dementia diagnosis, […]

What is Sundowner’s Syndrome?



light therapy
Now that we are officially entering fall, the amount of sunlight that we see during the day will decrease. While there are some big advocates of the fall and winter seasons, there are also those who will begin to experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a form of depression […]

Understanding Light Therapy and SAD