There is a lot on information about the mind-body connection - and for good reason. Our emotional, psychological and social well-being is integral to our physical health. Find advice and resources to help you cultivate a positive outlook.
Cancer patients unsurprisingly rejoice if they receive news from their physician that they have been cured of their disease or have entered long-term remission. But it is also common to experience feelings of guilt, especially if someone they met dur...
9/06/2019 | Managing the Guilt That Can Arise After Surviving Cancer
By the time July rolls around, it can feel like summer has flown by. But there is still time to make the most of the season because, as we all know, fall will be here much too soon. Part of what makes the days seem to fly by are the endless to-d...
7/25/2019 | Take the Time to Recharge for Your Health
Worries about weight and appearance begin in childhood. Girls as young as six talk about wanting to be skinnier. Boys in middle school take supplements and even steroids to develop more muscular bodies. The pressure to look a certain way is often rei...
6/24/2019 | Building Better Relationship with Our Bodies
It’s been called many things – the universal language, a great healer, even a reflection of the Divine. While there’s little doubt about the power of music, research now shows us just how powerful it can be. “Across the h...
5/20/2019 | The Healing Power of Music
There’s little doubt the always-on nature of our world creates feelings of stress and dissatisfaction. Look around a restaurant and chances are there are people spending more time on their phones than interacting with those around them. Watch p...
4/26/2019 | Taking a Technology Break Can Help Your Health
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