If you can relate to the holiday stress, you’re not alone! The high expectations that come with traditions, parties, and family gatherings are a source of stress for many people.
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As we start a new year, people turn to New Year’s resolutions for healthier and happier lives. Many of us set new fitness goals to become healthier.
Dr. Harper had always gone above and beyond to give his patients the care they needed, more so than what you might call an “average doctor.” Prompted by his wife, Dr. Harper decided to look inwards and ask himself about the origin of this altruistic passion.
Many people look forward to the holidays as a time to relax and celebrate with family and friends. The traditions of each holiday, the time off of work, and the chance to see family are all things to get excited about.
The holidays are a great time to catch up with old friends, reunite with family, and reminisce about the past year. As the festivities and gatherings—whether via Zoom or in-person—start filling in our social calendar, it may get challenging to fit in a quick workout in between.
Everyone looks forward to the holiday season as a time to relax and celebrate with family and friends. The weather, the time off of work, and the traditions all work together to make the holidays feel like the most special time of year.
There are stockings over the fireplace, Grandma’s recipes, gatherings of relatives and friends, shopping, wrapping paper, and so much more when the Christmas season is in full swing.
Of all holiday traditions that involve food, eggnog may be the most beloved.
Holidays are filled with family, friends, cheer, and good food. It is a time to gather with loved ones and enjoy fun and fellowship. However, holidays can also be stressful.
The beginning of the holiday season delights the senses and reminds us that many weeks of cooking, hosting, and shopping are just around the corner. Self-care should not be neglected while you prepare for this wonderful time of celebration and friends.
Have you ever peered into your fridge at night, wishing your tastiest snacks were healthy for you? Believe it or not, supporting your skin through a healthy diet can be a delicious endeavor.
Many times your skin is completely ignored as you step outside into the elements. Regardless if it is sunny or cloudy, gone are the days when you should grab the Coppertone with the cute little girl and her dog on the bottle and spend hours soaking up the sun
Dr. Bansal practices at her Asthma and Allergy Wellness Center in St. Charles, Illinois. An accomplished physician, she was recently elected to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology board of directors. She is also on the faculty of Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Sónia Santos is a pediatric dentist in Lisbon, Portugal. With 20 years of professional experience, she has found a delightful way to ease children’s anxiety.
“I want to help children overcome their fear of the dentist, so in my storybook, I transform the scary dental instruments into animals,” Dr. Santos explained.
With the obstacle of fear out of the way, dental visits can be pleasant, and children are open to learning good dental habits and experiencing good health.
Women are incredible, powerful and strong creatures. They could run the world if they wanted to. Yet, why is it that women are always underserved and unheard? Dr. Mona Orady grew to be very familiar with this topic after listening to her mother’s circle of friends vent about their struggles as women in society. She would often hear the grown-ups complain about not getting the proper healthcare, and how they would feel uncomfortable about being treated by male doctors.
Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.