Take a Deep Breath to Transform Your Overall Health (Here’s the Science Behind How It Works!)

Take a Deep Breath to Transform Your Overall Health (Here’s the Science Behind How It Works!)

Do you feel overwhelmed and emotionally out of control? Does stress win nine out of 10 times? The solution is literally right under your nose. Ready? Okay – take a deep breath. Deep breathing is literally your body’s natural coping mechanism for stress. Although breathing happens unconsciously, we can control the way we breathe. And when [...]

Ease Your Quaran-tension by Connecting to Nature (No Matter Where You Are)

Ease Your Quaran-tension by Connecting to Nature (No Matter Where You Are)

Have you noticed that sense of peace you feel after a long walk? Being outdoors is scientifically proven to promote physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The beauty of nature is that you are effortlessly put in the present moment. Think about how it feels when you walk on the beach. As you look at the [...]

7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

When it comes to coronavirus concerns (and let’s be honest: the list is long), staying healthy and safe is at the top. In terms of infection prevention, the best defense is a good offense. And strengthening your immune system is the first step. There are many ways to strengthen and fortify our immune systems, and [...]

6 Ways to Stay Positive and Support Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

6 Ways to Stay Positive and Support Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During these tough and uncertain times, staying positive is easier said than done. Stress and anxiety triggers are everywhere. All you have to do is sit and watch the news for 30 seconds to disrupt your mental health. If you’re looking to stay positive during the coronavirus pandemic, the good news is your mental health is [...]

Confirmed: Morning Exercise Will Significantly Improve Your Decision Making (Here’s Why)

Confirmed: Morning Exercise Will Significantly Improve Your Decision Making (Here’s Why)

Okay, decision making time: What outfit should I wear? Should I have iced or hot coffee? Is it smarter to take the subway or drive to work? And this is just in the first ten minutes of your day. During one day, the average person makes 35,000 conscious decisions. Needless to say, it can become overwhelming [...]

4 Self-Care Habits to Boost Your Mood (And Keep It There!)

4 Self-Care Habits to Boost Your Mood (And Keep It There!)

Self-care habits are essential when it comes to taking care of ourselves. And by habits, I’m referring to routine lifestyle activities you can incorporate into your day to cultivate a pervading sense of wellness and balance. Developing a self-care habit is one of the best ways to nourish the soul and uplift the spirit. When [...]

Change Your Relationship with Food in 2020: Interview with Dietician Brigitte Zeitlin

Change Your Relationship with Food in 2020: Interview with Dietician Brigitte Zeitlin

With the New Year approaching, many of us are thinking about resolutions and how to create positive change in our lives. Since losing weight is the most popular New Year's resolution, I sat down with Brigitte Zeitlin, MPH, RD, CDN to learn more about the food-mood connection, weight loss tips and how to develop a healthier [...]