Dealing With The Unexpected & Managing Stress

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My job can be stressful. As a physician, lots of unexpected things can happen and I need to response quickly and precisely. Last Friday was incredibly busy. I had a number of emergencies with two of my patients so I had to rush to the hospital. I had a backlog of patients at my clinic who all had appointments which were now all running behind. However, work wasn’t the only thing that… Read More

Technology Trappings: Is It Effecting Your Health?

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You stuff your smartphone in your back pocket. You park it in your desk chair for 8 hours a day, almost non-stop. Your commute to work is accompanied by earbuds and an iPod on shuffle and repeat. It doesn’t take a genius to know that we are living—breathing, sleeping, playing—more with technology than ever before, and it stands to reason that this must be affecting our health. How could it not? Between… Read More

How Business Stress Affects Your Total Health and Wellness

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In the working world, there are endless sources of stress, both major and minor. Stress can come from any quarter in a business environment, whether it’s constant worry over deadlines, an abusive boss, or something as overwhelming as actually losing your job. Distress, or negative stress, can take a serious toll on your wellbeing, which is evident in all the bad feelings you might be having. But it can hurt you in… Read More

Get More Vitamins and Minerals Into Your Diet

In today’s busy world, it’s become all too easy to find food on the go. There are numerous fast food restaurants on every block and convenient snacks you can simply grab on your way to the next meeting or eat as breakfast during the morning commute. Unfortunately, many of those quick and easy options simply don’t provide the essential nutrition we all need from our everyday diets to maintain healthy bodies and… Read More

Reduce Stress by Enlisting Help

A trend we commonly see these days, especially among young people, is the notion that they have to do everything themselves. At the end of the day, we can all get overwhelmed. None of us are super human after all. When you take on more than you can handle, you risk raising your stress levels, which can have numerous negative effects on our lives. Here are some simple areas in your life… Read More

Use Technology for a Healthier You

While technology can be a hindrance in many ways and a distraction to leading a stress free lifestyle it can be incredibly beneficial from a health point of view. We always talk about how we should leave technology behind when trying to exercise, detox, and get away from all the trappings of modern life however technology itself can be a way to keep track of your health. This is particularly true of… Read More

Clean Air, Clean Health

Feng Shui is an ancient form of art that is designed to create a positive flow of energy in the home. There are a number of different areas that you can affect with Feng Shui, one of them being your health. One of the main things that can affect your health indoors is the quality of the air that you breathe in.  Believe it or not, pollution in the home is much,… Read More