3 Key Areas Addressed to Fight Depression Naturally

Interview: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owner of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Paramus, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state-of-the-art, high-quality care to people of all ages. 

 

What Dr. Micheal Evangel Can Say in an Interview
on How to Fight Depression Naturally
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Facts surrounding Depression

    • It is estimated that at least 20 million Americans suffer from depression.
    • The health of the body and of the mind are intricately linked.
    • There are many natural therapies and strategies that can help to alleviate depression. 

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Quick Tips for Exercising Safely Outdoors During the Summer

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor.

Dr. Mimi Secor is a 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. Secor Can Say in an Interview on
Exercising Safely Outdoors
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Now that the winter (and the pandemic!) is just about behind us, we can begin to renew our health and wellness and enjoy the outdoors again. We just need to be mindful that when engaging in any fitness exercises outside, there is a greater risk of getting hurt. Practicing the following advice will allow you to do so safely and happily:

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Weight Loss Woes: Getting Back on Track

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.

Talking Points From Dr. Secor
On Losing Weight:

    • Hitting a plateau is often very discouraging for folks working to lose weight. But there are reasons and solutions that must be explored and analyzed.
    • Some of these solutions are not intuitive such as increasing calorie intake in order to lose weight. Weight loss may be ineffective if folks aren’t recording their food accurately so the calories and macros (types of calories—Protein, Fat, and Carbs) can be analyzed and adjusted. Continue reading “Weight Loss Woes: Getting Back on Track”

Lessons Learned During the Pandemic: 7 Ways We Can Strive for Happiness

As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Trauma, Dr. Cira worked with hundreds of people on how to increase happiness in their lives, even after they experience the unthinkable.  We all have a certain happiness set-point, but there are things we can do to encourage our set-points to move in a better direction.

During the peak of the pandemic, our stress and anxiety were at an extreme high. Although there were many aspects of this crisis that was (and still are) out of our control, there are still strategies we can employ to keep this in check and experience happiness.
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The 365% Rule and Why It Will Help With Your Best Healthy Life

Available for Interviews: Raphael Velazquez

Raphael Velazquez, NSCA CSCS, is the founder of VELA, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, celebrity trainer, and body transformation expert. He is also the author of Core Fitness: Your Best Shape, Looking and Feeling Great.

What Raphael Velazquez can say in an interview on
the 365% Rule & Life: 

    • Dream big and step small. The 365% rule starts off with having a plan, a destination, and goals. You need to know where you’re going before you step off towards a journey. The same goes for fitness, no matter whether you’re looking to improve your fitness, feel better, get stronger, improve your strength, lose body fat, know where you are by doing an assessment and having goals.

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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.

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

Fitness Routines Are Not Created Equally

Available for Interviews: Raphael Velazquez

Raphael Velazquez, NSCA CSCS, is the founder of VELA, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, celebrity trainer, and body transformation expert. He is also the author of Core Fitness: Your Best Shape, Looking and Feeling Great.

What Raphael Velazquez can say in an interview on
Individualized Fitness Plans: 

    • Did you do an assessment? We sometimes get caught up in the mode of I need to get in shape! a frantic mode where you may sign up for a fat loss challenge or a transformation program, without making sure that the challenges or programs offer assessments. Assessments will allow the coach to personalize your program based on your goals, fitness level, the “why” of your journey, as well as your injury and nutrition history, and more. Transformations take time and you need to understand where you are to know how long it’ll take to get where you want to be.

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8 Health Tips to Help You Live Your Best (Aging) Life

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:

By the end of this week it’ll be a new year.

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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The Food, Mood, Gut, & Obesity Connection: New Research Offers Hope

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.

In an interview with Dr. Nazarenko, explore how our digestive tracts and brains are interconnected. Learn how the different kinds of foods we eat can affect mood and why people who are obese actually process food differently than those who are not. Promising new research supports the use of alternative approaches in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, obesity, and metabolic disorders.

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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”