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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Preventative Health Measures During the Pandemic This Fall

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.

CDC Guidelines for the Prevention of Contraction & Spread of respiratory illnesses

As we brace ourselves for the second wave of the Coronavirus and hope positive cases are minimal around the country, it’s important to be reminded of the ways in which we can protect ourselves and stay healthy.

According to the CDC, these are the most effective preventative measures you can take to reduce your risk of illness and prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses. Continue reading “Preventative Health Measures During the Pandemic This Fall”

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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Lifestyle Effects on 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.

Talking Points from Dr. Mimi Secor 
on the Lifestyle Effects on Depression:

Lifestyle Effects on Depression

Q & A: Why Staying Fit After 50 Is Crucial

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, is a national speaker and consultant, and is an international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

You’re older, wiser—and have more time to design a personal plan for fitness finesse! Interview Dr. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, to discuss why it’s so important to stay in shape as we get into our golden years. See how a healthy physical lifestyle benefits mind, body, and spirit.

 

1) What are the key benefits to staying fit after age 50?

According to numerous high-quality research studies, exercise benefits the older population in a number of ways. These benefits include; improved overall health, prevention of chronic diseases and improvement in preexisting chronic disease, increased endurance, strength, flexibility, mobility, balance, posture, reduced risk of falls, improved cognition, mood, social connection and contributes to weight maintenance.

    The ideal exercise program in older adults should include aerobic, resistance, flexibility, and balance training and be tailored to the abilities, limitations, and goals of each person.

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6 Myths About Exercise & Weight Loss

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant, has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets, and is the #1 international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

 

What Dr. Mimi Secor can say in an interview on
some common exercise and weight loss myths:

There are a lot of common myths out there that we all tend to hold as true. This interview will explore these and go deep into offering real, tangible ways to exercise and eat right to achieve your weight loss goals.

  1. MYTH: You can easily lose weight exercising.” Most people think they can exercise to lose weight. Unfortunately, it is difficult to burn off that many calories, so diet is also usually a necessary component.
  2. MYTH: “You CAN out-exercise an unhealthy diet.” Many people think they can do hours of cardio exercise and effectively lose weight. Contrary to popular myth, you can NOT out-exercise an unhealthy diet. Continue reading “6 Myths About Exercise & Weight Loss”

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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Overcoming Exercise Myths to Lose Weight & Transform Your Life

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant, has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets, and is the #1 international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

 

What Dr. Mimi Secor can say in an interview on
some common exercise and weight loss myths:

There are a lot of common myths out there that we all tend to hold as true. This interview will explore these and go deep into offering real, tangible ways to exercise and eat right to achieve your weight loss goals.

  1. MYTH: You can easily lose weight exercising.” Most people think they can exercise to lose weight. Unfortunately, it is difficult to burn off that many calories, so diet is also usually a necessary component.
  2. MYTH: “You CAN out-exercise an unhealthy diet.” Many people think they can do hours of cardio exercise and effectively lose weight. Contrary to popular myth, you can NOT out-exercise an unhealthy diet. Continue reading “Overcoming Exercise Myths to Lose Weight & Transform Your Life”

12 Easy Routines to Incorporate More Exercise in Your Life

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant, has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets, and is the #1 international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

 

What Dr. Mimi Secor Can Say in an Interview 
About Incorporating More Walking & Exercise Into Daily Life:

  1. Don’t just save the stepper for the gym! Take the stairs at work (and anytime you have the option to take the stairs versus an elevator).

2. Walk as much as possible to do your errands. Park farther away from stores and walk. Bonus: You’ll get to be outside in the fresh air more.

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Exercise for 50+: Do’s & Don’ts for Starting Out

Interview: Dr. Mimi Secor

Dr. Mimi Secor DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant, has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets, and is the #1 international bestselling author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life At Any Age.

 

Low impact, High success: Be more careful about how you exercise after age 50. Learn from Dr. Mimi why our bodies need a little more TLC when exercising and when in the gym, which exercises and activities are most recommended (and least risky), and which ones you should probably avoid, as well as types of fitness classes that are ideal for 50+ people.

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