How to Stay Sane, and Healthy, During the Holidays?

How to Stay Sane, and Healthy, During the Holidays?

As published in Easy Eats Magazine, 5-minute expert, in the November/December 2012 issue, from Dr. Doni. The stress of the holiday season can send us head over heels into illness and fatigue. We already have our stress response triggered an estimated 60 times on a regular day. Imagine what it’s like with added holiday stress. 5…

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Peace Amid the Storm of Stress

Peace Amid the Storm of Stress

With everything going on each day, how is it possible to change your diet, remember to take your supplements and find time to exercise? To me, it is all about finding the ways to introduce something new amongst and within the schedule that already exists. That way it is simple and doesn’t throw your whole day off…

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Stress: The Essential Condition

Stress: The Essential Condition

Adapted from The Stress Remedy book, by Dr. Doni Wilson. Imagine for a moment that you’re an air-traffic controller at a busy international airport.  On a good day, skies are sunny and bright, visibility is great, and it’s pretty much business as usual.  On a more challenging day, a thick fog rolls in, and suddenly,…

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What to do to reduce overwhelm

What to do to reduce overwhelm

Do you ever feel that there is “just too much to do and not enough time?” I felt that way last week, leading up to the 7th Annual Naturopathic Conference in NYC (continuing education for NDs held on October 9th, 2011) that I plan and direct as President and Executive Director of the New York Association…

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Could imbalanced neurotransmitters be disrupting your life?

Could imbalanced neurotransmitters be disrupting your life?

In this article, Dr. Doni demystifies neurotransmitters and explains how neurotransmitters can be balanced using nutrients and herbs. Most people think of the nervous system as a mysterious, far-off, known only to few, part of the body. We are not all neurosurgeons after all! Meanwhile, whenever there is a symptom in the body that medicine can not…

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What does sleep have to do with your heart?

What does sleep have to do with your heart?

Sure it makes sense that not getting enough sleep can lead to fatigue, irritability, and even lower immune function, but what does sleep have to do with your heart? A recent study published in the European Heart Journal showed that getting less then 6 hours of sleep per night (or disrupted sleep) can increase your…

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How are you investing in your body?

How are you investing in your body?

Your body is, after all, key to all other productivity and creation in your life, financially and otherwise. It is easy to get distracted with lists of things to do, errands to run, paperwork to complete, bills to pay…and lose track of what your body needs to keep you up and running. In fact, most…

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What does stress have to do with it?

What does stress have to do with it?

Our brains respond to stress of any severity and form (click here to read about examples of stress), from skipping a meal to a death in the family. A healthy stress response involves a message from the brain to the adrenal glands (located above your kidneys), followed by a release of cortisol and adrenaline throughout…

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Feeling Stressed

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Feeling Stressed

Ever feel anxious and overwhelmed while racing to appointments or rushing to finish one more thing? Of course you do, you’re human! Even I sometimes find myself stressed out, thinking negative thoughts or not feeling so good (overwhelmed, headache, nausea, or tired). The trick is to be aware enough to catch myself! I find that…

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Being The Authentic You ... a book to support you

Being The Authentic You … a book to support you

Healing, and living a healthy life, involve more then addressing symptoms on a physical level. Mental, emotional and spiritual well-being are paramount to achieving your wellness goals. As many of you know, my passion is in understanding how each of our bodies respond to stress, the health conditions that result, and how to provide the…

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Gratefulness Under Stress

Gratefulness Under Stress

Isn’t it interesting how we find ourselves in situations that are often more challenging that we ever believed we could endure?  And in that moment of tension, as we experience what it is that we never thought we could do, we find that we are stronger then we ever thought. I hear this from patients…

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