Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.
Dr. Mimi is a fitness and health advocate who is passionate about helping women to lose weight and feel great, and is the author of Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating nutrition, exercise, and mindset habits for busy women!
Talking Points from Dr. Mimi Secor
on the Lifestyle Effects on Depression:
Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor
Eldred Taylor, M.D. is a well-known, dynamic speaker and expert on Holistic Functional and Anti-Aging Medicine. He is the co-author of two must-read books, Are Your Hormone Making You Sick? and The Stress Connection, and also a sought-after radio and television personality who has been featured in local and national publications.
What Dr. Taylor can say in an interview about anxiety:
You’re anxious, worried, freaked-out. You’re upset about money, health, work, family, love . . . the list goes on. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax NOW. Whether you have an anxiety disorder or are just freaking out, you may not want to try prescriptions—at least not yet.
Difference Between Anxiety and Fear
Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, unease, or worry that typically occurs in the absence of an imminent threat. It differs from fear, which is the body’s natural response to immediate danger. Continue reading “Gain Control of Your Anxiety Naturally”
We reached out to our doctors and health/medical Media Ambassadors and asked for their Best Tips to Reduce COVID-19 Anxiety.
Below are the lists they provided. Let us know if you want to quote or interview one of our medical experts.
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1. Do something to help an elderly friend or a neighbor who may be very frazzled. A few examples are to go grocery shopping for them or to cook them a hot meal to drop off.
Continue reading “Tips to Reduce COVID-19 Anxiety”
Interview: Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D. on The Causes of Depression.
Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, so I’ve worked with hundreds of people struggling with Depression. There can be several causes of depression with some accompanying ways to cope with this condition.
Here are some talking points for an interview exploring The Causes of Depression:
- Genetic/Chemical: Some of us have a genetic predisposition toward depression due to our family history (yay, genes!) which can make everything seem a little harder especially when you’re in college and have so many new things to figure out.
In this case, research is very clear that therapy and medication are the best ways to manage depression when it seems clear that there is a genetic and/or chemical component. Research has also proven that both exercise and meditation can also be incredibly helpful (possibly just as helpful if not more than medication) as they both directly address the chemical component of depression for the better.
Continue reading “The 5 Causes of Depression and Actionable Advice”
Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, so she has worked with hundreds of people struggling with a family of origin issues.
Here are some few things that she can say on the topic:
There are basic anxiety symptoms that form the core of anxiety that does not change as a whole much based on gender.
These include: Worry that feels excessive and out of the person’s control, irritability, racing thoughts, and fatigue along with more physical symptoms including some combination of muscle tension, headaches, GI upset, etc.
Continue reading “Anxiety & Gender: Ways Women and Men Experience Anxiety Differently”
Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes
Carol Barkes, MBA, CPM, is a trend-setting mediator, business executive and educator specializing in the use of neuroscience to improve business performance, interpersonal communications, negotiation and conflict resolution processes for optimally successful results. Here are a few things that Carol Barkes could say in an interview on the subject of brain burnout:
Does your kid have burnout? Anxiety? As the school year starts to both wind-down—and ramp-up (as far as finals, SATs, and other individualized assessments are administered), here’s what you should know about our brains. A good understanding can lead to not only better school success, but a happier, healthier students.
Continue reading “Kids, School—and Brain Burnout”