3 Morning Energy Stealers and How We Can All Catch the Rest We Need

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.

Dr. Dalton-Smith was recently published in Shape Magazine on how to feel less sleep deprived and more rejuvenized when we wake up in the morning. Here’s another story angle on the topic.

What Dr. Dalton-Smith  Can Say in an Interview on:
Energy Stealers and How Best to Deal With Them:

In a year plagued with stress and challenges, we need sound rest more than ever to function and lead productive lives. But this seemingly simple activity is problematic for millions of Americans. Why do we feel worse when we wake up, after a long sleep, than we did when we went to bed? It’s a complex story of individual physiology, lifestyle, health, and bad habits that exude in our patterns of behavior. It’s called ‘sleep inertia’ and it’s due to a lack of the brain and body, booting up in the morning. It’s a lack of oxygen in the muscles and brain, which makes you feel sleepy even after having a good 8-hour sleep. But, there are other causes too.

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Foods & Drinks You Should Never Eat Before Bed

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 the 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.

Dr. Dalton-Smith was recently published in Shape Magazine on how to feel less sleep-deprived and more rejuvenized when we wake up in the morning. Here’s another story angle on the topic.

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How to Get a Restful Sleep: 

Want to get the most restful sleep? These are the food types you should try to avoid:

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10 Relaxing Reminders to Practice After a Long Workday

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor 

Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is 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. She is also the bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age.

What Dr. Mimi can say in an interview on Relaxation:

Some old, some new—we can all benefit from incorporating these healthy habits into our often hectic and harried everyday lives. Here are 10 tried and true avenues to relaxation after a busy workday:

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5 Ways Women Neglect Their Health

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor 

Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is 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.

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The Ways Women Neglect Their Health:

Women do a great job of taking care of their spouses, children, and others in their lives. Unfortunately many are neglecting themselves and it is a real problem.

    1. Not getting enough sleep. When we don’t get enough rest, our cortisol hormone increases, poor decisions abound, and potential cardiovascular issues can crop up. Continue reading “5 Ways Women Neglect Their Health”

Work-Related Stress and the 7 Types of Rest We Need to Stay Healthy

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 the 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.

Dr. Dalton-Smith was recently published in Shape Magazine on how to feel less sleep-deprived and more rejuvenized when we wake up in the morning. Here’s another story angle on the topic.

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Work-Related Stress:

    • Studies suggest work-related stress is most often linked to heart disease when the job characteristics have a high level of performance demanded and a low level of control within the organization.

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Insomnia: From A–Zzz’s!

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 Insomnia:

What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. It can occur at any age, but it is most likely to occur as we age.

Primary insomnia occurs when it is not directly associated with any other health conditions or disorders. Secondary insomnia occurs when sleep problems are associated with health conditions like depression, anxiety, pain, and chronic or acute diseases like asthma, cancer and arthritis. It can also be associated with medications or drugs like alcohol, nicotine and caffeine.

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Fitness Goals Older Adults Can Achieve

Available for Interviews: 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.

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Fitness for Senior Citizens
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Generally, resolutions for older adults should target becoming healthier—focusing less on dramatic weight loss and more on making healthy choices and developing healthy habits. Here are some recommendations:

  • Make healthier food choices. Minimize alcohol and excessive “junk” carbs. Focus on lean protein, veggies, fruit and whole grains/legumes, and small amounts of healthy fats like avocado, olive oil, nuts.

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How Lifestyle Can Help Manage Depression

Interview Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor can discuss in depth on how to manage depression with proper attention to lifestyle adjustments. Combined with medication, research has proved promising in managing depression more effectively.

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on the Lifestyle Effects on Depression:

Top 6 Tips to Spring Clean Your Mind and Live Your Best Life

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.

What Dr. Andrea’s can say in an interview on
How to Renew Health & Wellness
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We typically use the changing season to clean up the world around us, but this year let’s also spring clean the world inside of us, too!
Our minds are filled with toxic thoughts and negative emotions. Let’s use this season to throw out the clutter in our mind.

Is Daylight Savings Time Bad for Your Health? 4 Strategies for Feeling Rested and Refreshed Despite the Time Change

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.

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Daylight Savings Time:

When we “spring forward” on March 14, many will complain about losing just one hour of sleep. Is one hour of sleep a big deal? Studies show an increase in heart attacks on the Monday following the time shift, and within the first 48 hours after the time change, a spike in automobile fatalities.

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