When someone you love suffers from anxiety or depression, you may suffer right along with them. It hurts to see someone you care about struggling with the mental, physical and emotional pain that anxiety and depression can cause. Often treated as a myth or figment of the imagination, these conditions are very real and can
Poor indoor air quality can be a major health hazard and is unfortunately often neglected. Problems, such as headaches, nausea, eye irritation, respiratory issues, etc. should be taken seriously. Although most of the health problems caused by poor indoor air quality are temporary, people suffering from severe allergic reactions may experience more difficulties than others.
*shared with permission For the last 28 years, number one best-selling author, counselor and life coach David Essel has been helping people to heal from depression, anxiety, PTSD and so much more. Read on to learn his six key steps to battle depression. Below are David’s six top steps to take if you are battling with depression today.
I’m surprised the cute kitties in this post aren’t listed as one of the Top 18 Techniques to Defeat Stress. Check out these steps to improve your health: ~ Shared with permission by Writer Donna A. Norton: https://custom-writing.org/#techniques-defeat-stress
Guest Post ~ Merilee Kern, Executive Editor of “The Luxe List” International News Syndicate Even the most well-intentioned New Year’s Resolution can quickly become nothing more than a faint memory if you don’t have a solid plan in place to keep you motivated and on track. Recent high-profile reports cite the sobering statistic that 80% of New Year’s
As we enter flu season there are many things we can do to “flu-proof” ourselves. Regardless of whether you choose to get a flu vaccine or not, there are things we can do to increase our chances of not getting sick this winter. Dr. Christopher Calapai, a New York based Osteopathic Physician board certified in
Since the school year started our family has been having discussions regarding anxiety and how it hurts mentally and physically. It’s paralyzing! You feel sick to your stomach and just want to run or, in a lot of cases, can’t move. Sometimes it springs out of nowhere, with no rational explanation or, a much larger
As we prepare to switch the clocks and “fall back” this November 5, many of us may give up more than an hour of daylight. We may be giving up our good mood. Many people mark the clock change as the start of more darkness, cold weather and anxiety over holiday schedules and holiday shopping and travel. Dr. Saman Hafeez,
World Stroke Day is October 29th Have you, or someone you know, been affected by a stroke? A stroke occurs when the blood supply to an area of the brain is cut off. The symptoms depend upon the region of the brain that is affected by the loss of blood supply and can include changes in
This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’ve reached that “lovely” stage in life where I need to treat my body very wisely. I’m definitely not a kid anymore! (Even if some of my behavior is a
If you’re serious about improving the quality of your life right now, implementing the right wellness strategies can help you realize the goal. This is the case because great health can help you optimize productivity, maintain mood stability, fight disease, and attain a higher level of self-esteem. Below you’ll find just four of many wellness
So, what makes a paleo diet great? Well, for starters, it doesn’t contain chemicals, additives, and preservatives; hence, it is healthy and boasts of several anti-inflammatory benefits. In a nutshell, a paleo diet generally consists of food and ingredients that were eaten by our ancestors—basically, the diet is comprised of food that you gather or
You’re trying to get the kids off to school, you can’t find your cell phone, and you’re sitting in traffic. Your hypothalamus, a tiny control tower in your brain, decides to send out the order: Send in the stress hormones! These stress hormones are the same ones that trigger your body’s “fight or flight”
Lemons! If you love lemons as much as I do you’re going to love these recipes. June is here and is bringing an endless array of summertime festivities with it. Between Father’s Day, summer weddings and graduation parties, Limoneira spokesperson Megan Roosevelt has put together an easy and festive selection of recipes and home décor
Treating depression and obesity together is at the heart of a new health program with global ramifications. The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide, Australia will trial a world-first group intervention that draws upon several established approaches to boost patient health and wellbeing in the coming months. The program, developed in
Whether you work from home or go to an office daily, you are always working for someone else. Your services, talents, skills and knowledge are being exchanged for money and that means meeting expectations. It also means dealing with daily triggers that create frustration. According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a NYC-based licensed clinical neuropsychologist, these triggers
A number of lifestyle factors can contribute to depression, but one that’s often overlooked is what you put in your mouth. “Diet plays a huge role in depression,” says with Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O., a New York City Osteopathic Physician board certified in family and anti-aging medicine. Do you crave sweet, salty, and fatty
Women of all ages regardless of height or weight are susceptible to stretch marks. This is a simple fact. Another fact, which will hopefully make you feel a bit better, is that supermodels – yes, the bikini models you see in Sports Illustrated and Victoria’s Secret – have stretch marks. If you’re like 95%
Ask anyone what their goal is in life and their answer will probably be, “To be happy.” If our dogs could talk, they would share five reasons we can improve our happiness through their example. Here is a brief summary of what they would say. 5 Tips for a Happy Life from Man’s Best Friend: “You
Maintaining flexibility provides a lot of benefits to your body. It makes sure your muscles achieve their most optimal range of motion and improves your general posture. Stretching your body also releases all the built-up and accumulated stress and tension in your muscles. These 7 Best Foam Roller Stretches For Increased Flexibility can be achieved
We set the clocks ahead for daylight savings and many of us woke up to a darker sky, feeling sluggish thanks to a one-hour loss of sleep. If you hit the snooze, pulled the covers up over your head still feeling bummed out about your waistline, bank account, career or love life, you’re not alone.
The foods you have in your pantry and fridge may be helping or hindering your brain. Dr. Christopher Calapai DO, a New York City Osteopathic Physician board certified in family and anti-aging medicine explains that the foods we choose have a lot to do with how sharp, attentive, alert, focused and happy we feel
With my last birthday, I became a ‘woman of a certain age’. *ahem* Now I find myself saying things like ‘When I was your age…’ and trying to remember why I came into the dining room! With my handy dandy iPhone I decided to download an app that claimed to help with cognitive abilities. (a.k.a.
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. There’s no reason to pay full price for your personal care and upkeep when you use Health, Beauty & Wellness Groupons! As a matter of fact, I found my current hairstylist through Groupon and… due to my loyalty, he has kept my rate the same. (It helped
Are you like me and experience sensitive skin during the summer season? If yes, let me help you catch up with the latest in supportive summer time skin care tips. Let’s check out 5 beauty tips that will help you shine this summer. Supportive and Simple Skin Maintenance Tips to Get Sparkling Skin This Summer Season Healthy habits for your skin: Take
Yes, I use lotions and potions to help my skin look as good as possible, yet there’s more to reflecting beauty then what’s on the surface. I agree with Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O., board certified in family and anti-aging medicine, that beauty really does come from within. There’s no denying the beauty of a those
You + Target + $200 = Happiness! Can you just picture it? Receiving an e-mail that says “Congratulations! You’ve won $200 to spend at Target!” Yes you can! Enter now to win a $200 Target Gift Card. (See Rafflecopter below). Now, what would you spend that lovely gift card on? I’ve had my eye on
To turn a popular phrase… “The 50’s are coming! The 50’s are coming!” Yes, I’m very close to the dawn of a new era in my life and parts of my body have been feeling the impeding change for some time. Fogginess of memory, lack of energy and those ol’ painful knees. I’ve been using
You can make excuses all you like but honestly, there’s no denying it, when you exercise – get the blood flowing and your heart pumping – your mood lifts and your day feels better. I put off exercise for about 3 months, and my mood really took a hit. I’ve stayed committed for 5 months
I am a lotions and potions girl. When I was a teenager I subjected my friends to the latest skin care routine I read about in Seventeen magazine. When my husband and I go into Home Depot I’m looking for the Beauty aisle. (It’s not there yet but I don’t see why there can’t be