Top 10 Ways to Boost Mindfulness for Greater Wellness

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.

 

We need more mindfulness in our lives more than ever. . .

Mindfulness is a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. Being present and in the moment means we put aside any negative thoughts about the past or worries about the future—and just be. Thousands of studies have linked physical and mental benefits to mindfulness.

Here are 10 great ways to practice mindfulness in our everyday lives:

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8 Health Tips to Help You Live Your Best Life As You Age

Available for Interviews: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician, a work-life integration researcher, and an international expert on mind-body-spirit connection. She is also an international speaker and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

What Dr. Dalton-Smith  Can Say in an Interview on
Health & Aging:

We’re all aging.

Tomorrow you will be older than you are today. It’s sad but true. And while we can’t do anything to reverse this aging process, we can adopt a lifestyle now that will set us up for success later.

As we grow, we should ask ourselves, “What would my future self want me to be doing right now? What wouldn’t they want me to be doing?”

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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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5 Things That Should Be Part of Rebuilding After Coronavirus

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:

In order to build a sense of wellness we need to:

1)  Create a Culture of Hope. We have to focus not on what is wrong, but what is possible. Hope gives us an amazing foundation to build a new future. It allows us to believe that things could be different, better . . . that we can create an environment of better well-being. Hope is not rooted in what the government is going to give us. It’s created with belief.

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5 Steps to Building Resiliency During Tough Times

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Colleen Cira

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., 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 on What Dr. Cira Can Say in an Interview
On Resiliency:

Quite simply, resilience is the ability to overcome adversity and carry on.  Now that doesn’t mean we do it beautifully or perfectly or in some text-book way that doesn’t actually exist or without big feelings, struggles or challenges. It just means that when we get knocked down, we get up again.

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10 Ways to Boost Mindfulness During Times of Stress

Available for Interviews: 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.

What Dr. Mimi Secor can say in an interview on mindfulness:

Practicing mindfulness can be especially helpful in times of stress. In our current health crisis, millions of people continue to be affected by COVID-19 in one way or another: Health concerns or worries, employment woes, social distancing rules making it challenging to connect with family and friends have all been familiar themes.

Over the the last few months we have been barraged with negative stories on the news about the pandemic—and now, the horrific racial tragedy, and what has followed this incident: less than peaceful protests, riots, looting, the destruction of property, and violence.

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Managing Anxiety and Finding Mental Health Help During a Pandemic

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Colleen Cira

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., 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 on What Dr. Cira Can Say in an Interview
On How to Manage Anxiety and Find Mental Health Support:

Headlines across the United States report Coronavirus-fueled mental health crises. It is not surprising that we have witnessed a surge in depression and anxiety-related disorders as the pandemic impacts every state in our country.

How to Managing COVID-19 Anxiety

1) Control What You Actually Have Control Over

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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