Tag: "Mental"

Grief
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Lecture in September: The Effects of Grief, Loss & Stress on Your Body

Date:  Tuesday, September 16, 6:30pm at In Stride Physical Therapy & Rehab 618 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove Presents: The Impact of Grief, Loss and Stress on the Adrenals, Thyroid, Hormones and Neurotransmitters and how to modify your habits for optimal health with Monica Montoya, ND. Dr. Montoya will discuss: The function of the adrenals, thyroid, hormones & neurotransmitters. […]

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The Power of a Smile

A long time ago, I decided that I was going to make a conscious effort to smile whenever I started to feel sad, frustrated or stressed. I wanted to stem the flow of negative emotions created by a poor work situation and bring out more positive, healthy feelings to replace them. The act of smiling, […]

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The Facebook Blues

Is Facebook undermining your mental health? Do you feel the need to log into Facebook a few times a day to post something or see what other people are saying or doing? Do you feel down after doing that? If you feel like Facebook is negatively impacting your mood, you are not alone. Researchers from […]

Workplace Bullying: Damages Your Health!
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Workplace Bullying: Damages Your Health!

You are on the floor of the hospital giving one of your patients their medication when the administrator calls your name over the intercom, sternly ordering you to her office for the third time this week. Working here may not have been a good choice, after all. Since you started two months ago, you’ve been […]

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Live for the Moment! Be Present!

Being happy takes a conscious effort. Why is that? Well, our world is more demanding, stressful and complex than even a decade ago and living in it can be overwhelming. Paying bills, frustrating situations at work and demanding kids can take a toll on your mental health, if you let it. It is easy to […]

BH4BP #69 - Don't Downplay Depression
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BH4BP #69 – Don’t Downplay Depression

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_69_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:49 — 7.0MB) It is normal to occasionally feel sad or unhappy with a situation.  Life can be stressful and overwhelming at times and can lead people to feel sad.  Things like breakups, losing a job, getting a pay cut, having an argument with a friend or […]

Financial Stress: The Piggy Bank is Half Full!
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Financial Stress: The Piggy Bank is Half Full!

Photo by matze ott via Flickr Are you staying up at night worrying about your investments, about whether you will lose your job or how you are going to pay your bills? Are you feeling depressed, anxious or getting headaches?  Do you find yourself overeating, unmotivated or withdrawing from others? If this sounds like you, […]

Knowledge Is Power, Ignorance Is Disaster!
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Knowledge Is Power, Ignorance Is Disaster!

Photo by Stewart via Flickr Time and time again, I have heard people say that they don’t have the time or energy to do what it takes to be healthy. They complain that it is hard enough just going to work and taking care of their kids. And on top of that, they say, it’s […]

Being Positive: Your Key to Success!
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Being Positive: Your Key to Success!

Photo by laurenatclemson via Flickr Have you taken steps towards improving your life and your health? Good! I’m glad to hear that resounding chorus of “Yes!” Have you reached your goal? No? That’s okay. Remember, people need time to achieve their goals. In fact, sometimes there will even be setbacks. The key to achieving your […]

Exercise Your Most Important Muscle!
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Exercise Your Most Important Muscle!

Photo by Zanastardust via Flickr We all know that exercise is important, but today I want to talk about a different kind of exercise. We all need a regular regimen of exercise to keep our muscles in tip top shape. However, we can’t forget the most important muscle that we have. I’m talking about your […]