In a recent teleseminar sponsored by the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, I learned the following from state of the art research in neuroscience: Somewhere…we learned to believ that genes made decisions… all of a sudden the gene would say, “Oh, time for cancer!” and then you would end up with cancer. What has been found with epigenetics is that genes are just…blueprints.
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By Karen Steele
With Thanksgiving weekend around the corner, it can seem as though there won’t be enough time to get everything ready. Shopping lists, invitations, travel plans, details, searching for last year’s décor - it’s enough to forget what the holiday was designed for, which is thankfulness and gratitude for all we have! It might be a stretch to be thankful for the pre-holiday panic, but putting the to-do list to the side for a moment will do wonders to take the stress out of your week, not only this week but all through the holiday season.
To start off Part 2 of this article, here’s just a partial list of contemporary Addiction Types on the MyAddiction.com website: Alcohol Addiction, Ambien Addiction, Amphetamine Addiction, Benzodiazepine Addiction, Caffeine Addiction, Cocaine Addiction, Crack Addiction, Eating Disorders, Ecstasy Addiction, Gambling Addiction, Heroin Addiction, Internet Addiction, Marijuana Addiction, Meth Addiction, Nicotine Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Hydrocodone Addiction, Methadone Addiction, Oxycontin Addiction, Percocet Addiction, Vicodin, Pornography Addiction, Presc
by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com Do you know enough about your risk of lung cancer? When it comes to health risks, lung cancer doesn’t appear on many women’s radar, especially if they don’t smoke. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, here are the top facts about women and lung cancer that suprised us most and every woman should know.
Personal styles can really have a big impact on a relationship, particularly when it comes to food and eating, and especially if, as a couple, your eating styles are so different, it sometimes feels like your partner is more into food than he is into you!
c. 2012 Susun S Weed (Expert) Author: Down There: Sexual & Reproductive Health the Wise Woman Way Like eating chocolate, having an orgasm isn’t just a pleasure, it’s a way to improve your overall health. And, like eating chocolate, there are a few guidelines to follow to reap the benefits.
Whether you are in a new relationship, or one that needs a break from the monotony, kissing feels good and gets your motor revved. You might be surprised to know that kissing is also good for your health. Not that you need a reason to lock lips with your lover, you might be more motivated to incorporate kissing into your daily routine after learning these 7 reasons why kissing is good for your relationship –and your health:
These are my top wellness steps borrowed from what the books say and what I’ve learned from my clients. If you want to improve your wellness, you may have to eat differently, change your exercise program, or develop a new sleep plan. You have to be focused. There may be other behaviors you have to look at, like how much time you work, relax and spend with friends. You can use these steps with any goal you’re working on.
One sure-fire way to improve your body image is to improve your overall health. Getting in better shape, eating healthy foods, and generally practicing a healthy lifestyle is your best bet for feeling good about your body. However, if you're like us, you're overwhelmed by the plethora of measures you can to take to improve your health. That's why we asked our experts to narrow down the list for us. Check it out below.
Food fuels your body, and exercise keeps it fit, firm and ready. It’s obvious to say nutrition and fitness are important, but the real goal is to nourish and challenge your body efficiently and appropriately. Avoid wasting time in the gym and in your pantry by sidestepping these 12 common myths. Myth #1: You should eat carbohydrates before you exercise.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We will go to the doctor for a physical checkup, but how many of us engage in a mental health checkup? The goals of my process, InsideOut Empowerment, provide us with ten things we can do to improve our well-being and increase our happiness.