Coping With Grief This Holiday Season
October has passed and the festive Halloween decorations have been stowed away until next year. The Thanksgiving turkey and cranberry sauce has been enjoyed and the house is quiet once again. For many, the turn of the seasons from October to December is filled with sadness as they contemplate spending the holidays without the ones […]
Nutritional Psychiatry – Making the Brain Gut Connection
“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard that before. You may have noticed that you feel better when you eat certain foods, but have you ever really thought about the fact that what you feed your gut directly affects your mental health? Science is beginning to understand that the foods we eat directly control […]
Cancer Treatment Gets a Boost from Braintapping
Cancer. That single word strikes fear in the hearts of almost everyone. It ranks right up there with war, famine, and other diseases as a deadly horror. People ravaged by this disease are burdened with tension, depression, worry, and sleepless nights. Worse, the very stress associated with diagnosis and treatment can suppress the immune system […]
How they lived to 100 (it’s not what you think)!
The Secret to Living a Century and Beyond While you’d think most centenarians — people who’ve lived 100 years or longer — would offer up lots of do’s and don’ts or diet and exercise regimens, their longevity secrets, it turns out, have little to do with most of the usual healthy-living recommendations. In fact, many spent a […]
Why the bad rap for BLUE LIGHT?
We’ve all heard the warnings…too much blue light is bad for you. Avoid blue light before bedtime. Excess blue light can harm your eyes. But why the bad rap? Like ultraviolet radiation, visible blue light—the portion of the visible light spectrum with the shortest wavelengths and highest energy—has both benefits and dangers. Blue light […]
Does too little sleep make you less attractive?
There are many known side effects from getting too little or poor quality sleep. Daytime drowsiness, irritability, lack of concentration, poor memory, and suppressed immune function, just to name a few. Chronic lack of sleep can also be dangerous, causing such things as low blood sugar, relentless fatigue, anxiety, and depression, which can lead to […]