stress management

3 11 2016

Revisiting Stress

Stress is a subject that I write about from time to time because I see all too often the damage it does to our health and well-being.  I see it from clients and I see it with friends.  And we happen to live in a society where the demands made upon us are unreasonable.  Whether [...]

5 04 2016

Just When the Going gets Tough

We are in the thick of it now.  It’s that time of year when the seasonal stressors can take their toll if we allow them to.  It’s the Purim-Pesach season. This means all the Purim preparations-- arranging a Purim Seuda, buying everything you need, preparing and delivering your Meshloach Manos -- and the second Purim [...]

30 07 2015

The Stress-Exercise Connection—How Does it Work?

With today's societal demands, there is no shortage of stressors in our daily lives. We deal with so many issues such as health, education, relationshps, finances, and more. Sometimes when things are stressful, we go for a walk, jog or swim and come back feeling calm and better equipped to deal with the issues at [...]

21 05 2015

Using Nutrition and Exercise for Stress Management

Baruch recently came to see me to talk about an exercise program.  Baruch isn’t overweight-not at all.  However he had been “foggy” for an extended period of time and was having digestive issues—all due to stress.  But he had read an article about how exercise can help and wanted to hear what I had to [...]

28 10 2014

The Stress-Exercise Connection—how does this work?

With today's societal demands, there is no shortage of stressors in our daily lives. We deal with so many issues such as health, education, relationships, finances, and more. Sometimes when things are stressful, we go for a walk, jog or swim and come back feeling calm and better equipped to deal with the issues at [...]

6 07 2014

Your Brain Too!

The benefits of exercise and good nutrition are certainly well known.  Balanced, consistent exercise and healthful eating can lead to a better quality of life. Some recent research indicates that exercise is also great for your brain, especially in avoiding and curing depression. Have you ever noticed how much better you feel about life after a [...]

21 05 2014

Gut Check! (Part 2)

In Gut Check! part 1 (http://wp.me/p4wldG-H) I talked about the 41 million people in the US alone who visit their doctor for GI issues.  Do you suffer from unexplained stomach aches? Lactose Intolerance Someone who is lactose Intolerant doesn’t necessarily have to give up milk products entirely. Different people have different levels of tolerance for [...]