Don’t Let Holiday Stress Get You Down – Here’s How to Do It

According to the American Psychological Association, 80% of people experience stress during the holidays. Overall, women feel more stressed throughout the holiday season than men. Some of the primary contributors to holiday stress for both genders are a lack of time, a lack of money, and pressure related to giving…

Tips for Managing Diabetes During Thanksgiving and Throughout the Holiday Season

Managing diabetes is a combination of science and art. You’ve got to know the facts, the dos and don’ts, the triggers, the signals, and the corrective steps you can take to regain your balance. Then you’ve got to integrate all that knowledge into your routine, so you can be healthy,…

Is Someone You Know Living with Undiagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress?

We hear much in the news about post-traumatic stress as it relates to combat veterans. PTSD causes anxiety, tension, mood swings, personality changes, fatigue, cognitive issues and a range of other symptoms that make it very difficult for effected veterans to re-assimilate into society. But these symptoms can also afflict…

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Getting Back Into the Swing of Things: 5 Tips to Transition Back to the Daily Grind

It’s hard to accept the fact that summer has come to an end. No more relaxing by the beach, dinners on the patio, taking day trips to explore new places. September means the kids are back to school, you’re stuck in traffic driving to work, and your energy level is…

Why September Is the Crucial Month to Re-Start Your Exercise Program

The old Nat King Cole song aptly described summer days as “lazy, hazy, crazy.” Certainly, we want to be outdoors in the sun, but we don’t necessarily want to be exercising. We’d often rather sip a piña colada, take in a ballgame, grill some steaks, or simply lounge at the…

Can You Keep Your Cool During the Dog Days of August?

Can You Keep Your Cool During the Dog Days of August?

Although Americans still refer to the warmest part of summer as “the dog days,” we’ve mostly forgotten the meaning of that phrase. Many assume it’s because the summer heat either makes dogs lazy or drives them mad. Summer is, after all, peak rabies season. But the true meaning of dog…

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Is Wellness Coaching Right For You? 3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Wellness Coach

Wellness coaching is on the rise and you might be skeptical of a service offering a product that humanity has been able to attain naturally for thousands of years. After all, wellness isn’t business or investing—it’s not subject to a fast-changing economy that requires specialized knowledge to navigate successfully. This…

Why NOT to Diet

For years I over exercised and severely restricted my food intake and I still wasn’t able to lose weight, even maintaining a high weight for a period. All the Doctors, nutritionists, therapists I was seeing at the time repeatedly explained how metabolism works, I still didn’t trust that if I…