(But Not for the Reason You Think) Stress -- that feeling you experience when things don’t go according to plan, when your boss says that your deadline has been moved to yesterday, or when your child won’t stop screaming in the middle of the supermarket aisle. People define stress in various ways, but it always
I’m currently at a medical conference looking at treating digestive diseases. There are about 1000 digestive disease specialists here with me from around the world. At the break, coffee and snacks are served. I kid you not, the snacks consist of muffins and pastries. These people are your health advocates looking out for your best
Tonight I was asked the question, ‘What is Health?’ The World Health Organization defines it as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. What does this mean exactly? Well, it means that you are healthy if you are able to do whatever you want
This week, we are talking about stress. In the last 2 posts, I outlined symptoms to help you identify stress and then I offered some general strategies on how to deal with that stress. This time, I’d like to get even more specific. What can you do at work and at home to give yourself
In my last post, we started talking about stress and the symptoms that can arise from the body’s exposure to long-term stress. This post, I’m going to show you how to us effective stress management:
Thank you to everyone who submitted a question this week. It has been amazing the response I’ve gotten from everyone following my blog. I am trying my best to answer all of the questions and concerns we have received, but because of the large response, I can only answer so many.