The holiday season is synonymous with family gatherings, spreading good cheer, and of course, enjoying holiday meals together. But for many healthcare professionals, the holidays also signal increased cases of poor eating habits, and more specifically, overeating … More 3 Handy Tips To Help Patients Avoid The Temptation To Overeat This Christmas
Looking at the state of the world at large, it can be difficult to see a reflection of the upcoming holiday sentiment: “Peace on earth — goodwill towards mankind.” In its place, we find conflict, hostility, divisiveness, political mistrust, crime, greed, and pending financial collapse. Daily news headlines dampen the message of the Yuletide. Thankfully … More A Recipe For Peace And Goodwill
A statement by the well-known mind/body physician, Herb Benson, M.D. says that 60-90% of all visits to the doctor’s office are due to stress. We all hear about stress, experience stress, but what exactly is stress? Most of us think of stress as the emotional conflicts we experience in our daily lives, but our emotions are just one category or one type of “event” that can cause us to experience stress. … More The Secret To Reducing Stress: Balancing Life
The face of travel health has changed exponentially in the face of the current pandemic. While traditional medicine is still utilized as a treatment for travel-related concerns, recent times have seen holistic and integrative preventative measures and treatments become increasingly popular. This shift in focus has been noted both among conventional health care practitioners as well … More Is a Healthy Immune System the New Focus of Travel Health?
An article appearing in the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience journal (SCAN) on the research study being done at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine discusses the difference in how the male and female brain responds differently when dealing with stress. The researchers and Dr.J.J.Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurology and lead … More Does Stress Affect Male and Female Brains Differently?
Prior to the early 1970’s, the majority of family units were structured as a one wage earner household where the male worked and the female stayed at home taking care of the house and family. Driven largely by social and socio-economic factors, all of that has changed. Now, the overwhelming majority of families include both … More Can Stress Lead To Weight Gain and Obesity?
Conor MacCormack is a millennial generation writer, spiritual researcher, and ordained minister. His writings have been featured on the Harv Bishop blog, a leading forum for New Thought/New Age spirituality and are highlighted in the essay collection New Thought (R)evolution: A Powerful Vision for the Future. He is a member of S.O.U.L. (Seekers of Universal Light) – a spiritual … More Conor MacCormack- Seekers of Universal Light
Up until the last twenty or so years, research scientists did not have a grasp on how the brain and our emotions worked to create our reality. The subject of emotions has been and still is very much “uncharted waters” in behavioral science. However, what is well documented today is how the various brain waves function and what part of the brain each of the various brain waves control and stimulate and, most importantly, what emotions actually are. … More Belief VS Reality
Naturally, everyone feels lonely at one time or another. It may seem harmless, but loneliness and isolation are part of a fast-growing epidemic in this country. At any one time, 60 million Americans report feeling alone. It’s an invisible discomfort that can lead to physical disease. New research suggests that social isolation creates so much stress and strain that it might be a bigger threat to your health than obesity. … More How Loneliness and Isolation Affect Our Health
The degree to which a patient’s nervous system is balanced and well-functioning – or not – is the degree to which they are healthy and able to function at maximum capacity in the world. This illuminates how a whole health coach can guide their patients in using stress reduction to avoid, or reduce the symptoms of, chronic disease. … More Using Stress Reduction To Avoid Disease