Christmas Holiday and Stress

  Christmas is a happy time of year, but it also brings extra responsibilities and really highlights your time and money constraints. For many people this is a time of great stress. Holidays are a time for parties, extra activities, trying to figure out what the perfect gift is for people on your shopping list, […]

How Yoga Alleviated My Stress and Body Pain

Although I was always active: I walked, played tennis, roller skated, biked, hiked and loved sports. I considered myself a Type A exerciser. I had to sweat and get out of breath to consider that I had really worked out. During those many years, I also had chronic pain in my hips. The pain would […]

Music for Stress Relief

Listening to music can have an instantaneous effect on your mood. Music that you loved during different times in your life can also bring you right back to the event. Growing up in New York in the 1960’s, music was very different from what it is now. Radio stations serviced a local audience, and weren’t […]

Is Anger Eating Your Heart Out?

You’ve heard many expression that equate your emotions with parts of your body. Recent research supports what we “knew in our hearts”:  there is a measurable effect of your emotions on your health. Emotional management therefore, is a necessity if you want to improve or maintain physical health! What emotion is most damaging to your […]

Do You Ask for Advice – and then Reject It?

If you have a tough decision to make, do you go to people you trust for their advice? It’s great having people you respect who are willing to listen and help you make a decision. But why are you so willing to give away your personal power to know what’s best for you? Yes, having […]

Live In A Wellness Spa

Have you ever been to a lovely wellness resort or spa, and wished your life could be like this? Have you had a time when you were totally relaxed on vacation? Maybe you felt that experience of joy and peace while walking in nature? If your life is filled with activity, and when someone asks, […]

Can Creativity Harm Your Health?

Worrying is creative thinking. If you are imagining “what if” scenarios, you are being creative! But instead of conjuring up fun, positive events, scenarios, and options, if you are focused on a negative outcome, your creativity may be getting you sick! In fact, worry creates the very thing that you want to avoid! While you […]

17 Things To Give Up To Be Happy

This list was written by Luminita Saviuc, but I added # 16, 17 + 18, which I believe needed to be on the list. What do YOU think? 17 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy  Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a […]

Stress is sending a message through your symptoms

Do you get migraine headaches or some other frequent ailment? This can be your body sending you a message. The question is: are you paying attention? Hannah Ransom, and I are  Staff Authors for 180Degree Health . She writes: Imagine a scenario in which a patient is seeking the help of a practitioner for pain in her wrist. […]

Your Heart Knows…

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart.. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” Carl Jung had a unique psychological viewpoint. This quote,  illuminates the difference between seeking answers from outside yourself, or looking inside and trusting the knowledge already in your heart. In the west, we are so […]