Tag Archives: anxiety

Health: As You Think, So Are You

Danger, worry, anxiety and stress activates the “fight or flight” mechanism of the sympathetic nervous system. In fact, we’ve all experienced it numerous times in our lives. It doesn’t even have to be actual physical danger. If you’ve ever had … Continue reading

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Health: Is Anxiety Inherited

We inherit many traits from our parents. You may have your parents’ eyes or build or tendency to carry weight in your hips or belly. You can have a genetic propensity toward developing certain diseases, although that’s not set in … Continue reading

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Stress Relief: Tea to the Rescue

Worry. Stress. Anxiety. Insomnia. They all seem to feed into each other, don’t they? There’s a rather delicious and simple daily habit that may just help you calm down and get a good night’s sleep. Tea! In this case, green … Continue reading

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Trouble Losing Weight: Pick your Poison

I’m sure I don’t have to convince you that stress is harmful to your health. An article in the Huffington Post said it this way: “Stress is a factor in five out of the six leading causes of death — … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Why Women Struggle So Much

There are myriad reasons why any one person, man or woman, might be struggling with weight loss. There are obvious reasons such as lack of activity, eating too many processed foods or just eating too much in general. There can … Continue reading

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Healthy Holidays: My 7 Best Tips for a Healthy Holiday (and Minimal Weight Gain!)

I’ve been reading articles and posts about how to transform traditional holiday goodies into more healthy fare. You know making them gluten free, or low fat or whatever your idea of “healthier” is.  My thoughts on the holidays are a … Continue reading

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Health and Wholeness: Getting Back to Nature

We all know we feel a sense of calm and serenity when we are in nature. Take a walk on a tree-lined trail, a leisurely walk along the beach and your whole system seems to calm down. It’s definitely not … Continue reading

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