Category Archives for Personal Health and Wellness

What are the Cognitive Effects of Chronic Internet Usage?

The Internet today affects every aspect of daily life, from maintaining long distance relationships through social media, to educational platforms, to digital portfolios in business, et cetera. It is an expansive center of information that is available through computers, smartphones, smart televisions, and even in certain automobiles. While used in developed countries on an almost daily […]

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Oprah 2020 Vision Tour Review

By Dr. Whitney WallThe arena was completely packed with women (and a sprinkling of men) hoping to be inspired to live their best lives in 2020. A full day workshop (9am – 4pm) led by Oprah Winfrey herself – I couldn’t wait! My husband was skeptical and tried to prepare me for disappointment saying that […]

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Sad And Lonely This Holiday Season?

The warm smell of pumpkin spice and winter pine, bright lights and cheerful decorations, holiday music, holiday movies, holiday parties…it seems the whole world has entered into a perpetual state of happiness and you were not invited. If you are feeling sad or lonely this holiday season, you are not alone. The months of November […]

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How Does Your Diet Affect Your Mental Health?

While results vary, studies show that making healthy food choices does more than keep your waistline trim. A healthy diet can:reduce depressionreduce stress and anxietymanage symptoms of AD/HDreduce chronic painlower blood pressurehelp with diabetesincrease muscle relaxationmaintain circadian rhythms, which is helpful for regulating sleepEating foods high in magnesium has shown to increase the effectiveness of […]

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What Is Health And Wellness Coaching?

Health and wellness coaches help people change their lives in a meaningful, positive way. Coaches help their clients develop strategies to sustain overall health and wellness in one’s life. Health and wellness coaches can help individuals rethink their options, helping them envision more satisfying futures and set realistic goals in order to live a gratifying […]

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What Is A Growth Mindset?

“All behavior is belief driven” – Jim KwikThe growth mindset theory has been developed by Dr. Carol Dweck a professor at Stanford University. Dr. Dweck focused her theory more in the area of child development but the foundational belief applies even to adults in the area of career development, parenting, health, etc. Dr. Dweck’s foundational […]

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