What to Eat When Flying This Holiday Season

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.

It’s the busiest, hustle-bustle time of the year and millions of people are traveling here and there and everywhere! Interview Dr. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, to discuss the kinds of foods and drink to have while traveling to see family and friends this holiday season.

 

  1. Drink lots of water. Water Prevents bloating, headache, fatigue. Also, AVOID caffeine and alcohol because both can cause headaches, fatigue, irritability, and contribute to jet lag, and poor sleep. If I’m craving alcohol or a soda, I order club soda with lemon or lime.
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4 Signs You Might Benefit From Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication


Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist a trauma and anxiety expert, clinical supervisor, writer, speaker, consultant, and activist. She has been published numerously offering practical advice and tips to those seeking self-help.

Talking Points from Dr. Cira on
4 Signs You Might Benefit From Taking
Anti-Anxiety Medication:

1) You are having a difficult time just doing life.
  • You might be so stressed out at work that it’s hard to think, having panic attacks with regularity where you lose time during your day to deal with them and recover, it may be difficult to get out of bed every day because you are so filled with dread or your worry may be causing problems with your partner, friends or family.

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4 Easy Steps to Detoxing Pounds Away in 7 Days

Interview: Dr. Donna Perillo.

Dr. Donna Perillo, DC, CNS, NMD; creator of “Arthriticise for Low Back and Neck Pain,” “Decrease Stress and Anxiety in 21 Days,” and the “Habits of Healing” podcast.

 

Dr. Perillo’s talking points on
Detoxing for Weight loss
:

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is weight loss. Doing a 7-day detox or cleanse helps most people jumpstart weight loss. Once someone gets through the first week, they start to build momentum. After a week they start to feel better, and the cravings for unhealthy foods such as
candy, cake, ice cream, and pasta start to go down. Dr. Perillo can discuss the following:

Read This Before You Sign That Contract

Interview Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes 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.

Talking Points From Carol Barkes On How to
Negotiate a Business Contract:

  1. Contracts are often standard, have been drafted with legal jargon by corporate attorneys, and are meant to work for the majority of circumstances. That being said, a contract does not always fit perfectly for every situation. If they don’t, they can often be modified when it makes sense.  The secret is to ask. If you don’t ask, the answer is always, “no.” Read contracts carefully to make sure the contents fit the circumstances. If not, start a conversation about the areas of concern. They can often be mitigated and are best addressed before anything goes wrong.

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Practical Tips for Dealing With Debt

Interview Kathleen Owings.

Kathleen Owings, a Financial Advisor and Principal Owners of Westbilt Financial Group, can discuss some simple, yet practical ways that people can get get out of debt and get their finances back on track.

Talking points that Kathleen Owings
On Overcoming Debt
:

Debt can be very overwhelming and may make one feel like he or she has no control over your finances. 

Self-Care Is Critical During the Hectic Holidays


Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist a trauma and anxiety expert, clinical supervisor, writer, speaker, consultant, and activist. She has been published numerously offering practical advice and tips to those seeking self-help.

Talking Points from Dr. Cira
On Self-Care:

Alone time is beneficial and crucial for everyone! If you’re an introvert (defined as someone who gets their energy from solitude), then alone time is a non-negotiable. Introverts will quickly get drained, depleted, overwhelmed and cranky if they aren’t getting enough alone time.

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Modern Family: Estate Planning for Today’s Blended Familes

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn R. Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Sometimes special occasions like Thanksgiving offer great opportunities to have heart-to-heart conversations with the people we care about. Here are some talking points on how one can engage in a thoughtful and crucial conversation with his or her elderly parents on estate planning:

Key Talking Points from Glenn Matecun
On Estate Planning for Blended Families:

 

On Stepfamilies

 

Myths About Lawyers & Billing Rates

Interview Phil Crowley.

Philip P. Crowley, is a dedicated attorney who has been handling legal matters for pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical devices, information technology and other technology companies for over 30 years. He has also spent nearly 25 years on the board of trustees of the Stevens Institute of Technology, with substantial involvement in the oversight of academic innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

Talking Points from Phil Crowley
on Myths About Lawyers & Billing Rates
(and Hiring Lawyers)
:

Business owners sometimes believe that legal costs are completely uncontrollable.  That’s not true. Just as for other costs of the business having a plan and procedures in place to engage counsel can pay huge dividends.

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6 Ways to De-Stress for the Holiday Season

Interview: Dr. Donna Perillo.

Dr. Donna Perillo, DC, CNS, NMD; creator of “Arthriticise for Low Back and Neck Pain,” “Decrease Stress and Anxiety in 21 Days,” and the “Habits of Healing” podcast.

Dr. Perillo’s talking points on
De-Stressing for the Holiday Season
:

Living a healthy lifestyle is not always easy!! In fact, it is usually an uphill battle, especially during the holidays. It is, however, the best thing you can do to keep your body, mind, and spirit healthy.

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Planning Wisely for the Possibility of a Recession

Kathleen Owings, a Financial Advisor and Principal Owners of Westbilt Financial Group, has had first-hand experience of living through a recession at a young age—all the more for making her the wise and successful asset manager she is today.
Talking points that Kathleen Owings can expand 

on her experience of living through a recession:

  • During the summer, some financial analysts predicted a 50/50 chance of America falling into a recession. Over the last couple of weeks, tensions have eased to around 25%. Preparation and protection is essential in the unfortunate possibility of a recession.

 

  • I have lived through two recessions in my adult lifetime: the Dot-Com Bubble Bust of 2001 and the Great Recession of 2008-2009.