Mental Health

Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola
Ask Dr. Julie / Health & Wellness / Managing Stress / Mental Health

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 […]

Changing Your Mind – Its Not a Bad Thing
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Changing Your Mind – Its Not a Bad Thing

When it comes to changing your mind, do you view that as a negative? In other words, do you have the perception of someone changing his or her mind as being indecisive or weak? Well, there are several reasons why changing your mind can, in fact, be a positive event. […]

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals
Health & Wellness / Mental Health

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals

A service animal can help owners with disabilities navigate daily tasks. Service animals are recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as those with months or years of training that serve a specific disability-related function, such as seeing-eye dogs. However, people not necessarily exhibiting a mental or physical disability […]

When Tragedy Strikes: Tips for Healing from Grief
Health & Wellness / Mental Health

When Tragedy Strikes: Tips for Healing from Grief

Every day, countless people suffer from grief, whether from tragic acts of violence, the loss of a loved one or other circumstances that shatter dreams. I have Dr. Bradley Nelson, a 27-year veteran holistic physician who has trained thousands of people worldwide in emotional healing techniques, to share how people […]

Positivity: Your Mind’s Best Medicine
Ask Dr. Julie / Health & Wellness / Managing Stress / Mental Health

Positivity: Your Mind’s Best Medicine

Think positive. Look on the bright side. Believe in yourself. We’ve all heard and been told affirmations like these when we were feeling down or needed advice. Positive thinking always sounds great on the surface, but more often than not people forget to remind themselves to stay positive once life’s […]