Category Archives for Personal Health and Wellness

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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Divorce and Heart Disease

By Dr. Whitney WallThe emotional impacts of divorce are undeniable. Individuals going through thedivorce process report high levels of stress and experience consuming emotionssuch as guilt, sadness, fear, hopelessness, and confusion. The widely usedHolmes-Rahe Stress Inventory ranks divorce as the second most stressful lifeoccurrence – second only to the death of a spouse. Divorce inherently […]

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