Still On Track? Using Automatic Reminders And Apps To Make Habits Stick

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Good habits are the habits that are working as a positive influence in our lives. One way to help you stay focused on continuing to achieve positive habits is with the use of reminders. Reminders can help us stay on track and help...

Keep From Slipping Back Into Bad Habits By Setting Cutoffs

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels So, you’ve been working really hard on keeping up some of the good habit goals you’ve set for yourself. You’ve been self-aware, questioned yourself, planned for pitfalls, tracked your progress and so on. You’ve done everything right. You...

Expect Stumbling Blocks And Learn To Overcome Them

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels There is really no part of life where challenges don't exist. We are constantly overcoming demanding situations. And although the size of the challenge may change, we should come to expect that things are not always easy. Challenges are...

It’s Okay Not To Be Perfect All The Time

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Establishing good habits requires commitment, motivation and hard work. The desire to better your life by examining which behaviors are yielding positive results and which aren’t is a daunting process. We all have days when we just don’t...

Check In Regularly To Catch Any Good Habit Slips

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Checking in with yourself regularly as you try to form new, good habits will help you catch slip ups along the way. It’s important to try to catch your slips early because the more you slip up or let time go by without following through,...

Turn Your Habits Into Routines To Make Them Stick For Good

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels A habit is a behavior that is done every day until it becomes nearly automatic and you’re able to do it without really thinking about it. A routine is a string of several actions that are always done in the same order. If you can build...

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Without question, the foods and beverages you consume play a major role in your overall health and wellness. If you are on the path to a healthier body, adding apple cider vinegar to your daily consumption can contribute significantly to your overall success. There...

Three Ways to Ease Your Bone and Joint Pain

Last week, October 12th through 20th, 2015, marked “Bone and Joint Action Week,” an initiative near and dear to my heart with so many of my patients affected by related ailments. In fact, musculoskeletal conditions plague one in two people in the United States over...

How to Help Prevent Breast Cancer, Without a Mastectomy

Approximately one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer within their lifetime. In this year alone, it was estimated that over 230,000 cases of invasive breast cancer and more than 60,000 non-invasive cases would be diagnosed.[1] When you consider...

Healing Hearts and Health in Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

If you’re a breast cancer patient or survivor, you’ve likely experienced a roller coaster of emotions and have often had trouble staying positive given your circumstances. Whether feeling out of control, fearing the disease, or struggling to maintain a normal life in...

One Thing You Really Need to Know About Cholesterol

With this month dubbed National Cholesterol Education Month, it's important that you take away one crucial fact - cholesterol is NOT the cause of heart disease. For those with high cholesterol, this is contrary to everything you've ever been told, but the truth is...

Four Tips for Aging Gracefully

Many of us will reach a point in our life, when we’ll reflect on what we have and what we’ve accomplished and many of us will be unsatisfied with what we observe. In fact, according to the results of a 2013 Harris Poll, only 30% and 36% of adults ages 40-49 and 50-64,...

Two Ways to Re-energize Your Body

When suffering setbacks to our physical health, most people make the assumption that it’s strictly a result of the person who gave us the virus or the accident that caused the injury. However, there’s something generally at the root of why it happened, and that...

Seeds and Spice for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

A type 2 diabetes verdict can be overwhelming and frightening. Yet despite the great need to make adjustments to your lifestyle and diet, the idea of change can oftentimes generate the same feelings as your diagnosis. Keep in mind it’s important to not make any...

Spiritual Health and Physical Health Go Hand in Hand

For many, the idea of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) conjures thoughts of herbal remedies and good nutrition, in lieu of or in combination with conventional medicine. While those aspects are certainly a large part of CAM and promote healing when done...

Discover This Oil for Help in Your Weight Loss Efforts

In recent years, we’ve seen coconut emerge from the shadows to join the ranks of our super foods. Many believed its popularity to be a fad, but coconuts have overcome that misconception and have demonstrated their staying power. They’ve proven themselves in their...

The Eyes are the Windows to Your Health

Have you been experiencing health problems that doctors haven’t been able to diagnose? Are you undergoing test after uncomfortable test only for your physician to come up empty on the root of you issue? Why not try an eye exam? Yes, you read that right, and with...

Five Natural Treatments for Arthritis

Do you know that, according to the CDC, there are over 52 million Americans living with arthritis? While it’s unfortunate many of my patients are among that number, the good news is we’re finding success in natural methods for reducing their symptoms and, in some...

Volunteer to Live Longer

Tomorrow, we'll celebrate the life and legacy of politician and philanthropist Nelson Mandela. While the day, July 18th, marks Mandela’s birthday, it’s also a day set aside by the United Nations to urge people worldwide to spend 67 minutes (that’s one minute...

Frozen Treats I Can Get Behind

July is National Ice Cream Month, and while I don’t always “scream for ice cream” for my patients, we all deserve a treat on occasion. To help you celebrate, while still maintaining standards for nutrition, I offer the following list of healthier ice cream options:...

Five Tips to Exercise Your Independence This Independence Day

Like most other American holidays, July 4th signifies a time to gather and to eat. However, if you struggle with weight issues, know this year’s backyard barbecue is not your occasion to give in and join the masses. In fact, it’s a time to exercise your independence,...

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