In: Health

Language Predicts Stress Levels
November 9, 2017

The way that people use language predicts stress levels quite reliably, according to a 2017 study in the Proceedings of the…

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Mindfulness and Illness
September 20, 2017

Newcomers to the practice of mindfulness meditation tend to imagine that mindfulness practice should ideally be associated with a state of…

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Purposeful Living Makes Us Stronger
September 16, 2017

Purposeful living makes us stronger – that is the conclusion of a study of people over the age of 50. We…

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Supercharge Your Circadian Rhythms
September 11, 2017

Why a post about how to supercharge your circadian rhythms? The fact is that for a lot of us our bodies…

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Strength, Rock Climbing and Recovery – Gina
September 7, 2017

Strength, Rock Climbing and Recovery I recently had a conversation with a client who started rock climbing. As a rock climber…

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How High is High?
August 30, 2017

We met a few days ago with one of our favorite people. She’s a writer and an artist and she has…

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Yoga Practice Five Reasons
5 Reasons to Start a Yoga Practice – Gina
August 7, 2017

Yoga can be an incredible tool in well-being and recovery, why not check out the five reasons to start a yoga…

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Motivating Healthy Behavior Changes
July 9, 2017

What is the most effective way of motivating healthy behavior changes? And how does medical practice best  take advantage of information…

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Exercise Solutions
Exercise Solutions to Roadblocks
June 20, 2017

I was inspired to write this post on exercise solutions by a wonderful article in BP Hope that not only talks…

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Boost Creativity by Walking
May 1, 2017

“How can I get my creativity back?” One of my patients, who has been wrestling with depression for quite a while,…

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Move It
April 22, 2017

You have the potential to change your life. There is an almost magical system for activating hundreds of genes associated with…

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Exercise for Health
April 21, 2017

Exercise is essential to healthy life. It offers multiple rewards. It improves mood, lowers blood pressure, and improves blood cholesterol levels….

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Facebook Friends May Save Your Life
January 21, 2017

Facebook friends may help you live longer. This is the surprising result of a recent study that received a lot of…

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4 Ways You Can Help a Loved One Cope with Addiction and Mental Illness
October 31, 2016

Mental illness and addiction co-occur more than some people may think. People with a mental illness are more likely to abuse…

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Phosphatidylserine
September 3, 2016

Phosphatidylserine may help protect the body against stress and may improve memory and prevent Alzheimer’s dementia. For the last month I…

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Depression and Inflammation Interactions
July 3, 2016

There has been a lot of interest in the last year in the idea that information or activation of the body’s…

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Exercise Dose – Update
May 4, 2016

A couple of months ago a writer who we have collaborated with in this blog (Eric) wrote an article summarizing some…

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TV Watching Leads to Impaired Cognition
March 11, 2016

How can we build up foundational, long-lasting healthy habits while young? We know it’s important—a perennial question, if not one we…

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Insomnia Causes the Munchies
March 9, 2016

In an article that appeared in the journal SLEEP in February, 2016, and which was summarized in a New York Times…

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Aerobic Exercise Stimulates Neuron Growth
February 19, 2016

Moderate aerobic exercise appears to be the best form of exercise to stimulate neuron growth. One of the great challenges facing…

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