6 Things You Can Do When You Are Feeling Lonely or Depressed

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview on
What You Can Do When Feeling Lonely or Depressed
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 1. Don’t Suppress It. Some people have the notion that since emotions are irrational by nature, they should suppress it. This is not necessarily the best way to deal with heavy emotions. Remember, humans are by nature emotional beings. It’s okay to be sad, to feel frustrated, to grieve, or be disappointed. It is perfectly normal. Avoiding or bottling up those feelings does not allow us to move on from them. Yes, some emotions can be uncomfortable, even painful, but just remember emotions come and go and don’t last forever.   

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The Food, Mood, Gut, & Obesity Connection: New Research Offers Hope

Interview Dr. Andrea Nazarenko

Dr. Andrea Nazarenko is a research psychologist with the Obesity Research Team and Social Development Research Group at the University of South Carolina. She also works as a community psychologist, providing consultation services to multiple governmental and educational organizations.

In an interview with Dr. Nazarenko, explore how our digestive tracts and brains are interconnected. Learn how the different kinds of foods we eat can affect mood and why people who are obese actually process food differently than those who are not. Promising new research supports the use of alternative approaches in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, obesity, and metabolic disorders.

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7 Steps to Better Anger Management

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

 

Talking Points from Carol Barkes on what she can say in an interview
about How to Manage Your Anger:
 

1) Explore the root of your anger. Anger is a secondary emotion in that there are other emotions that manifest as anger. It can be especially helpful to explore the underlying emotions that are leading to anger as they provide insight into what is the root issue. It can also be helpful as these underlying emotions pave the way to a better understanding of your feelings by giving you more adjectives to use. For instance, you might be frustrated, sad, or feel that you have been treated unfairly, feel that you have no power, etc. When you can use more words to express yourself rather than that you are just angry, it not only feels better but it helps others understand you better.

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5 Steps to Break Free From Stress and Anxiety Naturally (Without Quitting Your Job)

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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Breaking Free From Stress and Anxiety Naturally:

When your body or mind is stressed, your “sympathetic nervous system” is activated. It is better known as the “fight or flight response.” What happens to our bodies when we’re in this “stress” mode is our heart races, pupils dilate, we sweat, and our blood pressure and cortisol rises. It’s an important system to have to be able to exercise or handle dangerous situations. However, the problem is, if we are ALWAYS in this “stress mode,” it overworks our adrenal glands, which is responsible for the output of the hormone cortisol in our bodies. Eventually the adrenal glands will be depleted over time, which can lead to the brain fog, fatigue, sleep disturbances, weight gain, and it makes us more susceptible to getting sick. 

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5 Ways Social Emotional Learning Skills Can Help Your Family During Covid

Available for Interviews:  Julie DeLucca-Collins

Julie DeLucca-Collins shows people how to create simple habits and go from overwhelm to self-doubt to having more peace, purpose, power,  passion, and prosperity. She is the author of Confident You: Simple Habits to Live the Life You Have Imagined.

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Social Emotional Learning and Your Family:

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an integral part of education and human development. SEL is the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain supportive relationships, and make responsible and caring decisions.

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Two Fears That Will Hold You Back in 2021

Available for Interviews: Dr. Travis Parry

Travis Parry, PhD, is a speaker, coach, and educator and has a passion for helping others in achieve a healthy work/life balance. Parry is also the author of the #1 bestseller, Achieving Balance: Make Time to Reach Your Business and Personal Goals in an Overworked World. 

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Fears That Can Affect One’s Life in a Negative Way
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    • What holds people back the most in setting and achieving goals are the fears that they face. Subconsciously they are keeping you from moving forward while consciously they are actually motivating you, and thereby creating a tug of war in your mind that causes a lot of stress.

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5 Ways to Manage Polarized Topics Via Social Media

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

 

Talking Points from Carol Barkes on what she can say in an interview
about Managing Polarized Topics Via Social Media

 

    1. Do consider your purpose. Are you just venting? Trying to make a change? Lashing out? What you post should take your purpose into consideration. If you are looking to have an honest, open dialog, posts that discredit opposing opinions with judgment and venom are unlikely to accomplish your objective.  Instead, consider asking questions. Pose your observation and be willing to consider others’ opinions – even if they differ from yours.
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4 Steps to Deal with Pandemic Fear

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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How to Deal with Pandemic Fear:

We must manage our fear or anxiety. Just like any other emotion, fear is spontaneous. Emotions, generally, do not stay for long. Fear, however, is not one of those. Left unchecked, a simple doubt can escalate into something much more uncontrollable, disruptive, and consuming. Here are 4 important things you can do to manage your fear.

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What Do Hormones Have to Do With Your Mental Well-Being?

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Here are some short bullets from Dr. Taylor to give you a sense of what he could say on this story:

  • Getting the full picture of what’s going on hormonally in the body helps to get on the right path to mental wellbeing.
  • These symptoms mimic bipolar disorder. Many times people are told they are dealing with bipolar but are never tested for hormone issues.  This is a big problem because it can absolutely be a hormone issue. Continue reading “What Do Hormones Have to Do With Your Mental Well-Being?”

3 Steps to Coping When You Can’t See Family for the Holidays

Available for Interviews: Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

 

Talking Points from Dr. Cira On Coping Steps
When You Can’t See Your Family for the Holidays

What we’re talking about here is the importance of boundaries. That’s what it means to tell your family that you can’t see them for the Holidays. You are setting a boundary with them. And while it can be normal to feel guilty when you feel like you’re disappointing someone, the degree to which you feel guilt can be helpful data about how comfortable you are setting boundaries. Here are some helpful tips for managing that guilt (and flexing your boundary muscle):

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