Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem An estimated 40-M Americans, about 18% of the population over 18 anni, struggle with anxiety, including more than 50% of all American college students Anxiety is the new depression, recent research shows anxiety, a condition characterized by constant and overwhelming worry and fear, is now 800% more prevalent […]

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health Notably, 9 out of 10 adults breathe incorrectly, thereby impairing their health and exacerbating anxiety and depression. Fortunately, learning to breathe correctly is not a complicated, and easy to learn. Belisa Vranich, a clinical psychologist and author of “Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-Day Program to Improve Your […]

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health According to some  recent research,2,3,4 people with health anxiety have a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who do not worry about it in the absence of any serious symptoms. In all, 7,050 people filled out questionnaires to assess their overall health, including thoughts […]

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety Controlled breathing, or pranayama as its known in the practice of yoga, is a central part of many ancient traditions. Yogic breathing exercises are described in an ancient Tamil script called Thirumanthiram and breath meditations have long been used in Buddhism as a way to help reach Enlightenment. […]

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing Yoga postures may not be something you’ve thought about for the purposes of improving your overall health and wellness. But research shows that even a daily, 2-minute routine can strengthen core muscles throughout your body. Simple yoga moves can also improve your balance, increase your flexibility and even […]

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets They Key to addressing emotional eating disorders is awareness People who struggle with their weight know that it is not only at mealtime that they get into trouble; emotional factors can sabotage the best of diets. “Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry […]

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution Last month the American Lung Association published its”State of the Air” report. The results were more positive than the report released in Y 2014, more than 50% of Americans continue to live in areas where they are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollutants. The “State […]