How to Overcome Sleep Procrastination

You may not have heard of sleep procrastination, but it's a safe bet that you have experienced it! Little kids are past masters at putting off the evil hour of bedtime, but even adults can find themselves avoiding going to bed at a reasonable time. Whether it's fear...

Understanding Internal and External Pressures

Does life ever feel like it's spiraling out of control? It happens when you feel like there's too much coming at you all at once. The next thing you know, you're just trying to keep your head above water, trying to get things done. Work, family, they all come at you,...

Healthy Distractions for Mental Peace During Times of Distress

Our world has been one of chaos in the last few months, and it can become draining. Social media has taken a turn for the worse, but with social distancing, some of the only ways we have to communicate with each other. Even though the world is in turmoil, it doesn't...

Maintain Your Diet During Happy Hour

Happy hour is a post workday tradition for many Americans, but those fun calories can add up quickly. Consider these options for sticking to your diet when visiting a bar or opting for other alternatives for the after work get-together.   Nutritious Bar Foods 1....

The Deeper Meaning of Being Happy

You probably have "being happy" at the top of your Good Life list. After all, everyone wants to be happy, right? And we're surrounded by images of happiness, usually tied to having something bigger, better and shinier and usually just out of reach. But stop for a...

6 Ways to Stop Putting Pressure on Yourself

Sometimes we are our own greatest enemy. While it's normal to want to succeed, it's very easy to put a great deal of pressure on ourselves to get to what we feel is the pinnacle of achievement. But there's a fine line between driving yourself to reach a goal and...

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Thumbs Up: Target

  Welcome to another episode of Dr. Veronica Anderson’s new weekly talk radio show, Wellness for the Real World on WebTalkRadio.net. This week’s thumbs up goes to Target because it is supporting the wellness of Americans. The stores have a wonderful food section...

The State of Health: Can Your Governor Make You Well?

  With Guest Jonathan Saidel This week in a lively interview on Wellness for the Real World on WebTalkRadio.net, Dr. Veronica puts Jonathan Saidel, democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, on the spot and asks him how government can encourage...

Thumbs Down: Monsanto, Thumbs Up: Starbucks

  Forbes may have named Monsanto its 2009 Company of the Year due to the agricultural company’s economic success—it’s growing at 18% annually and produces most of the corn seeds globally —and innovative new products but I give it a thumbs down because it uses...

Eating in the Garden of Eden: Weight Loss through Abundance

With Guest Dr. Rita Hancock     Adam and Eve may not have benefitted from eating fruit in the Garden of Eden but that doesn’t mean we can’t. In fact, Dr. Rita Hancock, the guest on this week’s episode of Wellness for the Real World, tells Dr. Veronica how we...

Happily Single Part 2: The Statistics

  With Guest Bella DePaulo, Ph.D. The stereotypical image of an old spinster dying alone, except for her numerous cats that walk over her dead body for weeks before someone discovers her, can haunt unattached women. But fear not. Dr. Bella DePaulo breaks down 10 myths...

Married Men Dating: the Single Woman’s Dilemma

With Guests Julie Spira and Dr. Deborah Taj Anapol   A married man on the dating scene seldom raises eyebrows but the same can’t be said for wives searching for a little something extra. In this week’s Wellness for the Real World, Dr. Veronica talks to...

Confessions of a call girl: why you may want or want to be one

With Guests "Sheila" and Shana Ross Sheila - Prostitute at age 54 This is the age of reinvention and perhaps no one knows that better than “Sheila,” who opted to become a prostitute at the age of 54. In this week’s episode of Wellness for the Real World the former...

Happily Single – Part I

  With Guests Ronda Del Boccio & Cynthia Clampitt Gone are the days when people took pity on the singleton. Now the unattached are embraced and there’s even a National Unmarried & Single Americans Week. In this week’s Wellness for the Real World, Dr....

Cougars and Boy Toy Babes

With Guests Leslie Kohler and Susan Mcbride   From Courteney Cox’s hit television show Cougar Town to cougar conventions popping up across the country, older women dating younger men are en vogue everywhere. In this week’s Wellness for the Real World, Dr....

Sex in the City…and this Country

  With Guests Diana Daffner and Dr. Deborah Taj Anapol If the HBO hit show Sex and the City made talking about sex less taboo over the last decade, Dr. Veronica puts what she calls her favorite subject and activity (maybe it’s yours too but you’re afraid to admit...

Sugarbabe: how to be a Kept Woman

With Guest Holly Hill The familiar female fantasy of being taken care of by a wealthy man became a reality for psychologist Holly Hill, whose unexpected exploits moved her to write her book Sugarbabe: The Controversial Real Story of a Woman in Search of a Sugar Daddy....

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Baby Fat Can’t Be Blamed for Obesity

For years, we have all been taught to believe (whether it was a scientifically-derived thought or otherwise) that if you were a fat baby, chances are you would grow up to be an obese adult.  Not surprisingly – or surprisingly if you are one of those people that was...

Fostering Healthy Nutrition From As Early As In the Womb

There are a lot of things that have been said and many age-old adages exist that hold true to this day.  Despite tons of research and changing news and views on many areas of our lives based on new findings, some things never change.  Healthy eating and strong...