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Appetite: Friend or Foe?

Recently, I’ve heard an increasing chorus of,  “AHHH… if only I weren’t hungry right now” (and I’ve been guilty of this myself). Now that “Bikini season” is under way, more and more fad diets are popping up and people deciding to try different methods of losing weight. 383 more words


Causes of Heart Attack: Can Fear Cause a Heart Attack?

Causes of Heart Attack: Can a person be scared to death?

A 79-year-old North Carolina woman dies after a heart attack brought on by terror. 29 more words



Let’s talk about stress.

According to PBS.org,  stress is your body’s response to anything that disrupts your normal life and routines.

Your body responds to stressful events with an instinctive “fight or flight” response. 306 more words

Hope Kumor

Principle 1: The Breath and the Body

I was scouring the web the other day and came across this great series, and I would love to share the four short videos with you.   203 more words


4 Steps to Effectively Manage Worry and Anxiety

Worry is like being on a spinning ride minus the thrill of excitement. Instead worry is  experiencing spinning thoughts filled with what-ifs. One worry leads to another worry with no clear direction of how to stop the dizzying spin. 777 more words

Emotional Wellness

Cortisol: Fa(c)t or Fiction!!!

Now this should rattle a few cages lol But hey, I do love to invoke a good, constructive discussion:-)

A key cause of breakdown in our immune system is stress which causes our adrenal glands to produce cortisol, also known as the “stress hormone” which helps us prepare for a ‘flight or fight’ response. 807 more words

Is Stress Bad for You?

Apparently it is not as simple as “yes or no.”  Kelly McGonigal talks about a Harvard study that shows that, how you think about stress… 107 more words

Creative Mind