Category Archives: Wellness

Better Sleep: Bedtime Do’s and Don’ts

The Better Sleep Council reports that one of every two people will experience a sleep problem sometime in their life.  However, not all the news is bad.  In fact, most experts concur that the majority of sleep difficulties are either … Continue reading

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Self Test: Are You Flirting With An Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders (medically recognized diseases) are a peril to life and health.  The term “Eating Disorder” is collective for three types of disorder manifestations: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and Compulsive Overeating.  The underlying similarities in each case are the obsession or … Continue reading

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Tips To Increase Happiness

According to a study in the journal Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, a review of more than 160 studies has found “clear and compelling evidence” that – all things being equal – happy people tend to live longer and experience better … Continue reading

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Four Tips To Improve Your Energy and Mood

All of us could use more energy.  The tips below can help you improve your personal energy and mood to help you get the most out of each day. Tip #1 – Take a brisk walk.  A survey of more … Continue reading

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3 Reasons To Disconnect From Digital Technology

While it may be the norm for many, being connected 24/7 to your computer, laptop, smartphone or iPad comes with a price.  Here are three good reasons to take breaks from digital technology. 1. Recharge from job stress – According … Continue reading

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Exercise: Good For Your Body And Mind

Most everyone is well-aware of the physical benefits of exercise. But did you know that exercise is also one of the most-effective ways to maintain your mental health and keep your brain healthy too?  Here are five ways that exercise … Continue reading

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Research: Talk Therapy and Exercise are Effective Treatments For Depression

Several recent studies have reported that talk therapy and exercise are effective treatments for depression. A study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry reported that cognitive behavioral therapy – a type of talk therapy that involves changing a person’s … Continue reading

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Focus On Gratitude Can Improve Health and Happiness

Researchers studying gratitude report that practicing gratitude can improve your health and well-being.  Robert Emmons, Ph.D. and colleagues at UC Davis randomly divided study participants into three groups, each which made weekly entries in a journal.  One group had to … Continue reading

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Sleep: More Important Than You May Think

Sleep is more important than you may think.  To live healthier, happier and more productively, keep the following in mind: Sleep and your appetite – A study from the University of Chicago found that lack of sleep makes you want … Continue reading

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Unhealthy Ways Of Coping With Stress

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), too many Americans engage in unhealthy behaviors such as comfort eating, poor diet choices, using alcohol or smoking to help deal with stress.  While common, these unhealthy coping methods may give temporary relief … Continue reading

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