holiday stress relief

Ever Want to Just Hibernate?

Freezing Rain, Snow, Sleet, Wind – Winter has arrived… Seems a bit early this year, but perhaps it’s just that I’m not looking forward to several more months of this. 🙁 While we don’t actually hibernate like bears, there are some things we can do to prepare ourselves...

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‘Tis The Season For Over-Indulgence!

Speaking of over-doing, the holiday season is a time when many of us overbook ourselves and become pretty stressed out. I have one word for you: no. Learn how to say “no.” It’s difficult at first, but after a while you’ll feel a lot happier for not overbooking, overcooking, o...

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Ginger, Ginger Everywhere!

Drink ginger tea during these weeks of, uhh, overindulgence. As we head into the holidays. If you are eating, more than usual, when you wake up in the morning feeling like that overstuffed chair in grandma’s living room, don’t follow it up with French toast for breakfast; try sipping gin...

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Diets Don’t Work!

Last week’s news release of a study that proved diets don’t work made headlines, but in my opinion, should not have. Anyone that’s been on one knows that once you stop, you gain the weight back. Who needed a scientific study to tell us this!? All four of the top diet programs, Atki...

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How a Gratitude Journal Can Reduce Stress

How many of you are participating in the current Gratitude Challenge making its viral debut through Facebook? If you are, I’m sure you are noticing a difference in your mental clarity and overall sense of wellbeing. That’s because when we take a few minutes each day to allow ourselves to feel gr...

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What Is a Fascinoma?

Today, I have the great pleasure of interviewing Dr. Clifton Meador about his newest book Fascinomas. A “fascinoma,” as Dr. Meador defines it, is medical slang for an unusually interesting medical case. And Clifton K. Meador, MD has a gift for filtering through these cases and coming up ...

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Alone For The Holidays-Blue Christmas…

This time of year so often seems to fly by for most of us, but perhaps not so fast for Baby Boomers who find themselves alone – perhaps for the first time in many years. The office and neighborhood parties, family visits, shopping, and tree lighting ceremonies can be difficult for someone who ...

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