4 Tips to Improve Your Concentration in the Digital Age

Available for Interviews: Dr. David J. Calabro

Dr. Calabro, , DC, CCN, FICPA, CEG, practices Functional Medicine at the Calabro Chiropractic and Wellness Center. Dr. Calabro specializes in functional medicine, clinical nutrition, essential oils, and BrainTap therapy.

What Dr. Calabro can say in an interview on
Simple Ways to Improve Concentration
:

Do you often forget a person’s name minutes after meeting them? Are you easily distracted?
  • In the digital age we now live in, it can be difficult to stay focused.
  • According to a Microsoft study, people now have a shorter attention span than a goldfish! Whereas a goldfish can maintain its focus for nine seconds, humans begin to lose concentration after eight seconds.
  • Besides all the digital distractions, there may be other factors contributing to our lack of concentration: Poor nutrition, inadequate sleep, and dehydration may be just some of the reasons why your mental focus is less sharp.
  • To improve your mental clarity, begin by making positive improvements in your diet, be sure that you are getting enough sleep, and drink more water.

Beyond those obvious basic recommendations, here are 4 essential tips to help you regain your focus:

1 – Minimize Distractions. When you really need to concentrate, create a calm, quiet environment. Turn off the TV, mute cell phone notifications and ask that those around you do not disturb you. If necessary, go somewhere you know you will not be disturbed in a quiet space.

2 – Stop Multitasking. Although it may seem like multitasking is an awesome way to get a lot done, it often turns out that all those tasks are not being done well. Try honing on a single task at a time; the spotlight that you shine on each individual task can help you achieve better results.

3 – Live in the Present. It can be difficult to concentrate if you are re-living the past or worrying about the future. “Being present” is key to keeping your attention sharp.

4 – Exercise. Engaging in at least 30 minutes of physical activity has been shown to improve concentration and improve mental health. Whether it’s a workout at the gym or a jog around the block, any exercise can help your focus.

Interview:
Dr. David J. Calabro, DC

Dr. David J. Calabro, DC, CCN, FICPA, CEG, runs the Calabro Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Linwood, NJ. Calabro received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, Georgia where he graduated with honors and pediatric certification. He also received his certification in Clinical Nutrition from the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Calabro specializes in functional medicine, clinical nutrition, essential oils, and BrainTap therapy. His method is to addresses the underlying cause of disease by focusing on the patient as a whole rather than only treating isolated sets of symptoms.

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Pandemic Self-Care: Striving to Thrive in Tumultuous Times

Interview: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years now, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

 

What Dr. Mimi Secor Can Say in an Interview
About Self-Care During the Pandemic:

  • For many, the silver lining (and for some the curse) in this pandemic is having extra time for self-reflection.

 

  • Despite many of my speaking events being cancelled I’ve been very busy teaching online. Yes, Zoom is my friend. But even as busy as I have been, I’ve found myself with more time than usual on my hands.

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Turkey Tips: How to Get and Gobble Up the Best Turkey This Thanksgiving

Available for Interviews: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owns a chiropractic wellness center in Paramus, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state of the art, high-quality care to people of all ages. 

Talking Points from Michael Evangel 
on Eating Healthy This Thanksgiving:

 
“When shopping for your Thanksgiving turkey, try organic, pasture raised and local.”  –Dr. Michael Evangel

Types of Turkeys

  • Organic standards help lower risk of contaminated feed and organic turkey usually is of higher nutritional quality. Organic by itself does not guarantee a natural lifestyle for the turkeys.
  • Go beyond organic by asking for pasture-raised. Don’t get sidetracked by the confusing labeling terms. You are likely to find phrases like “pasture-raised,” “pastured,” “free-range” and “cage-free” on turkey packaging. Labeling laws allow products to display these terms even if the turkeys spend little or no time outdoors in a pasture setting. Talk to your grocer or the turkey farmer and find out how the animals were actually raised.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

Available for Interviews: Dr. David J. Calabro

Dr. Calabro, , DC, CCN, FICPA, CEG, practices Functional Medicine at the Calabro Chiropractic and Wellness Center. Dr. Calabro specializes in functional medicine, clinical nutrition, essential oils, and BrainTap therapy.

 

What Dr. Calabro can say in an interview on
5 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power:

Can’t find your keys? Having trouble remembering the name of the restaurant you were at at last month? Perhaps you need to improve your brain power. Better memory, sharper thinking, and enhanced creativity are just a few of the benefits of boosting your brain power. Try these tips to train your brain to be more effective and efficient.
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Weight Gain and the Age Factor: Turning Back the Clock

Interview with Dr. Mimi Secor:

Dr. Mimi Secor has been a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Women’s Health, for over 40 years. She is a popular National Speaker and Consultant, educating advanced practice clinicians and consumers around the country and the world. Dr. Mimi is also a fitness and health advocate, and is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great.

Here are some of the few things Dr. Mimi thinks you need to know more about weight gain and why age matters:

  1. As we age our metabolism slows down (unless we exercise and lift weights). This is because we begin to lose muscle mass after age 40. If we continue to eat the same amount we will gradually gain weight. This also explains why, as we age, it is more challenging to lose weight. We lose weight more slowly and sometimes we are unable to lose weight.
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Dry Fasting – Dangerous New Trend?

Dry Fasting is the buzz phrase some dieters are using.  Is it a dangerous new trend?

Available for Interviews:
Dr. Andrea Nazarenko MA MA MAS PhD
Author, When Food Hurts: 4 Steps to a Gut-Happy Lifestyle: Overcome Food Sensitivities, Eczema, ADHD, Autism, Digestive Problems, Depression, Anxiety, Brain Fog, Fatigue, Autoimmunity and Chronic Disease 

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Top Tips for Fighting Depression Naturally

Interview: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owner of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Ramsey, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state of the art, high-quality care to people of all ages. 

 

What Dr. Micheal Evangel Can Say in an Interview
on How to Fight Depression Naturally
:

Facts surrounding Depression

  • It is estimated that at least 20 million Americans suffer from depression.
  • The health of the body and of the mind are intricately linked.
  • There are many natural therapies and strategies that can help to alleviate depression. 

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Are Your Hormones Making You Sick? Women & Hormone Balance

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Interview Dr. Eldred Taylor to answer all of your women’s health questions regarding hormonal imbalances and how to correct them. Dr. Taylor is a leader in the hormone industry and is passionate about helping women while using a holistic functional medicine approach.

Talking Points for an Interview on Drs. Taylor’s Book
Are Your Hormones Making You Sick
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Microorganisms, Friend or Foe? How to Control Overall Wellbeing

Interview: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owner of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Ramsey, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state of the art, high-quality care to people of all ages. 

 

What Dr. Micheal Evangel Can Say in an Interview
on Gut Health
e:

  • The Human Genome Project (HGP) has reported that genetic makeup is only responsible for about 10% of disease. 90% is determined by factors that we have some control over, such as our diet, daily habits and the toxins that we are exposed to.

  • bout 100 trillion bacteria and a quadrillion viruses live in the colonies of microorganisms called microbiomes that are in us and on us.

  • We start developing these microbiomes as we pass through the birth canal and continue building them throughout our entire lives. 

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Quarantine 15? Lose the Extra Pounds With This Self-Care Plan 

Interview: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is Nurse Practitioner from the Boston area. She has been specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

  

Many people are back in the office and also dealing with some extra weight they put in quarantine. Jokes about having the the Quarantine 15 abound. As people start to make their way back to the office, they may also be experiencing anxiety around COVID-19, too, and this could make it difficult to focus on maintaining your ideal weight. Here’s how to both lose those unwanted extra pounds and improve overall health and wellness.

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