Managing Stress

Summer Time Workouts: How to Optimize Your Efforts and Keep Going!
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Summer Time Workouts: How to Optimize Your Efforts and Keep Going!

What’s the best about summertime? The longer hours of sun? Fresh fruit and vegetables in abundance? All the great holiday barbecues? Being able to have great pool parties? Farmer’s Markets? Yes, all of these are A-mazing! What’s also amazing is the ability to get into whatever exercise or active shenanigans […]

Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola
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Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea is a supplement that quickly became one of my favorite to recommend to my patients in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. Some of my patients like to call it their ‘happy pill.’ Clinically, the reason is it helps with energy and boosts mood. Rhodiola has […]

Five Foods for a Flatter Belly
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Five Foods for a Flatter Belly

If the thought of swimsuit season makes you cringe in fear, don’t panic: the reason behind a bulging midsection may not be excess fat, but could be because of bloating and indigestion. Millions of Americans experience uncomfortable stomachaches, bloating and cramping every day because of the foods they eat. New […]

5 Bulletproof Ways to Keep New Year’s Resolutions
Celebrations / Communication / Exercise Plans / Managing Stress

5 Bulletproof Ways to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions almost seem like a joke. We want to quit smoking, lose 20 pounds, or further out education. Sometimes, we fail to realize that once the year changes, our lives are still the same. The New Year itself doesn’t make it easier to do the things we want […]

Self-care to beat holiday stress
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Self-care to beat holiday stress

The holidays can be a stressful time of year, but with simple self-care practices, it can be more joyful for everyone. Below are tips from Shel Pink, founder of vegan beauty brand SpaRitual and the Slow Beauty® philosophy, to stay calm this December. Holiday 2016 Tips Self-care gift exchange Host […]