Tag Archive for: stress

Heart Health: Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women

Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women? While women may have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease before menopause, that risk increases after menopause when estrogen, which…

Blood Sugar Balance

You don’t have to be diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes to be interested in managing your sugar balance. Blood sugar affects mood, weight gain, energy, cognition, sleep, hormones, and appetite, and it can be very, very difficult to fully…
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Staying True to Your Health and Wellness Goals Over the Summers

School is out and it is summertime. I was at my son's college graduation this past weekend. The plane was full and filled with kids of all ages. The sun was out and the ice cream stores were open. For those of us who have special diets or health…
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Diet and Lifestyle Tips for Supporting Mental Health

According to Mental Health America almost 20% of adults, roughly 50 million people, in the US are experiencing a mental illness right now and roughly one-third of us can expect to experience anxiety, one of the most common mental illnesses,…

Blood Pressure

Recently, I shared some tips about cardiovascular disease. This week I wanted to dig down a little bit deeper into high blood pressure because I am seeing more and more clients, especially women in midlife being diagnosed with high blood pressure…

Diet and Lifestyle Tips to Help Prevent and Improve Cardiovascular Disease

As I sit at my desk this morning looking out at new spring flowers popping up in my yard, I am reminded that even in California we have seasonal changes and that it brings joy to celebrate them, as subtle as they sometimes are. I like to use…

Food: Is It Stressing You Out? Learn How to Use It to Mitigate Stress Instead

This blog post is reposted from THE MARIN LAWYER An Official Publication of the Marin County Bar Association and was originally posted in March of 2020. You can find the original story at https://issuu.com/marinbar/docs/mar20-issuu…

Taking Care of You: A Mind-Body Skills Group for Women

In case you missed the announcement, I wanted to make sure that you heard the exciting news... I am launching  Taking Care of You: A Mind-Body Skills Group for Women on April 15th Last week I had the opportunity to hear Glennon Doyle…

Diet and Lifestyle Tips to Support Immune Health

I listened to an interesting webinar last week from the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) about what we can do to improve our immune system as we wait and prepare for the vaccine. Some of us, including me, are going to have a bit of wait…

Feel Nourished, Not Deprived

It is the end of January and your health and wellness goals may not be as front and center as you had planned on at the beginning of the month. I am working with a client that I want to tell you about. She came to me complaining that over the…

Food: Is It Stressing You Out? Learn How to Use It to Mitigate Stress Instead

This article was originally published in the Marin County Bar Association on March 20, 2020. You can see the original article at https://marinbar.org/news/article/?type=news&id=523 Food: Is It Stressing You Out? Learn How to Use It to Mitigate…

Summer Vacation: Self Care

Remember when you were a kid and you spent all year looking forward to summer vacation?  As adults, we don’t get to take the whole summer off, but we often do get to take a little time off work to recharge. I spent the last two weeks traveling…

Keeping Cortisol (our stress hormone) in Balance

It is raining outside and one of the first big storms of the winter. As a skier, winter rainstorms at home, mean snow in the mountains. I like to cross country ski. Most of my family members are downhill skiers. I often go off on my own into…