5 Tips for Coping with Stress During the Holidays

5 Tips for Coping With Stress During the Holidays

Would you prefer to listen to this article? Stress Remedy Tip #1: Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Love In the midst of making your list and checking it twice, it’s easy to forget the essential act of caring for yourself first. In THE STRESS REMEDY, I share the warning signs of when too much stress…

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5 Tips to Get Through Thanksgiving with Less Stress!

with help from Liz Navaretta, LCSW Plan activities that you enjoy before and/or after Thanksgiving dinner. Examples would be going for a run or walk (there are many local Turkey Trot runs on Thanksgiving), read a book or article you enjoy, and/or call friends and family that you won’t get to see. During Thanksgiving dinner,…

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3 Way to Take a Break

As the leaves turn and Halloween approaches, I am reminded that the joyful winter holidays, along with all the associated stress and planning, will soon be here. I’m thinking that is it a great time for a break, which is one of my 5 recommended stress remedies. Note: Here’s an audio version if you’d prefer…

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The future of medicine is understanding that everything is connected

Consider a type of medicine that supports your body to heal. A medicine that seeks to find the underlying cause of a health issue, and how one health issue relates to another within your body. A medicine that utilizes science and our understanding of how our bodies work, to give your body what it needs.…

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Dr. Doni on the Dr. Pat Show

I was interviewed by award winning talk radio host, Dr. Pat Baccilli, on the Dr. Pat Show. The discussion focused on the effects of chronic stress on the body, and natural approaches that can be taken to reduce stress. The interview ran on September 10, 2013. Please click here to listen to the interview.  

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Ask Dr. Doni How to take a break & connect?

I find that children and pets help me the most to take a break. They are inherently in the moment and wanting to connect, so it is easy. I just let them guide me. I leave my phone at home (or bring it for taking pictures), we walk out the door (often holding hands) and…

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Is it time for a break?

Is it time for a break?

For more than one reason taking a break from your usual schedule, as well as from technology, can be beneficial to your health. Taking a break makes it possible to connect with others, which has been shown to reduce stress and add years to your life. Research indicates that women are more likely to connect with friends,…

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What can you do about stress?

What can you do about stress?

We know stress leads to health issues, from anxiety, fatigue and headaches, to cancer, heart disease and autoimmunity, so what can we do to stay healthy under stress?

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How do you know if you're stressed?

How do you know if you’re stressed?

Are you feeling stressed? It seems everywhere I look, there is another article about how so many people feel stressed. A survey in the Huffington Post, for example, showed that 91% of people felt stressed in March, and 77% felt stressed weekly or even more often. The survey showed that most people were stressed about…

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reset your stress response

Ask Dr. Doni: How do you reset your stress response?

Sleep. As simple as it sounds, I find that it helps a lot to calculate my bedtime based on when I need to wake up, to ensure that I’m allowing enough sleep time. Otherwise, I’ll stay up finding more to do! Spending time caring for and cuddling my pets each day is one of my…

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Ways to rebalance your stress response

Ways to rebalance your stress response

Research shows that the following activities can decrease levels of the stress hormone cortisol, raise endorphins (feel good hormones), increase oxytocin (bonding hormone), relax muscles and improve mood. Bring your dog to work or spend time with your pet Laugh! Enjoy a movie, show or person that makes you laugh Gardening, caring for plants and…

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Say Goodbye to HPV with Dr. Doni | Online Course

All About Stress: Dr. Doni interviewed on Five to Thrive Live Radio Show

Recorded November 27th, 2012 @ 8 pm. Dr. Doni Wilson was interviewed by Karolyn Gazella on the Five to Thrive Live! Radio Show about the impact of stress and how to reverse the damage. In this one-hour program, Karolyn asked Dr. Doni what happens when our bodies are under stress, how stress impacts our health,…

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Give the gift of years to your life

Give the gift of years to your life

Recent research has shown that choosing certain ways of eating, exercising, and being can add years to your life. * Huffington post: 7 Things We Learned about Longevity in 2012, published December 16, 2012 * British Medical Journal: Certain Habits Cut Lifespan by Hours for Everyday You Indulge, published December 17, 2012 I find it…

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