Category Archives: Wellness

facing our fears

Facing Our Fears and Slaying Dragons

“Our greatest fears are dragons blocking our deepest treasures.”For most of us, this quote strikes a chord. Sadly though, too often we have th... Read More
post-traumatic stress

Do You Have Post-Traumatic Stress?

We commonly hear about extreme events such as fatal accidents, war, or terrorist attacks leading to post-traumatic stress. However, trauma expert, Bes... Read More
Benefits of Meditation Feature

5 Steps Closer to Calm: The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation. The health buzz words of recent years. And even though you may not think it is ‘your thing’, do you know what it really is? More impor... Read More
depression treatment

How Much Exercise Prevents Depression?

Add depression prevention to the growing list of ways that exercise can be an effective form of depression treatment. A newly-released study finds a d... Read More
knee pain

Coping with Knee Pain

First, let it be known to all that I am not a doctor or even close to a qualified medical expert. What I am offering here are some tips for coping wi... Read More
Burnout Feature

Recognizing Burnout: It’s Time to Care for Yourself

When you look in the mirror do you see a woman you barely know, whose glazed-over eyes stare at you over dark circles and frown lines and your reactio... Read More
sandwich generation

What’s Eating the Sandwich Generation?

Are you a member of the Sandwich Generation? Despite the name, it has nothing to do with the local deli but everything to do with where you are in lif... Read More

Depression After 50: We Really Need to Talk

“A woman's risk of depression doubles or even quadruples during the menopausal transition.”“Some studies show that one-third of women will e... Read More
cognitive function

Keep Your Brain Forever Young

As we age physically, we also age mentally. Many things can expedite that process, like chemotherapy, emotional trauma, injury, medications, or other ... Read More
circadian rhythms

Is Blue Light Affecting Your Health?

These days it seems that electronics control our waking hours. Smartphones, laptops, televisions capture our attention in our working lives and our le... Read More

Menopause Cold Flashes: Why They Happen and What to Do

Cold flashes? You’ve heard of hot flashes, maybe even experienced the sudden flaring of intense heat that starts in your chest and rushes up into ... Read More

Steps You Can Take Now to Manage Stress

Doctors, scientists, and the media warn us that stress is toxic and that ‘We Must Calm Down’ or suffer the health consequences. This causes a dile... Read More
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