How To Protect Your Cyber Privacy And Identity

Posted by Mellisa on April 13, 2015 in Research, Stress |

Cyber Attacks and Identity Theft are rampant. Not only for us peeps but for major corporations as well. This type of situation can cause a tremendous amount of stress. Sometimes the best way to decrease stress is to prevent some of the problems that might cause it in the first place. Here  are 4 tips […]


Why 90% of Doctor Visits Are Stress Related

Posted by Mellisa on October 28, 2014 in Mental Health, Stress |

StressWhat I’m about to tell you is STARTLING but TRUE.  Please stay with me.

Statistics coming out of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Surgeon General, suggest that 90% of all office visits to physician’s offices are STRESS related. And, 78% of all chronic degenerative diseases are diet related.

Yet these 2 things are rarely ever even considered in the course of an evaluation of a chronic symptom by your doctor.

Here’s why:

When we’re under a situation of stress or a “perceived” threat, the brain pumps “stress hormones” into the blood stream as a way to warn all 50 trillion cells in the body that there’s a “perceived” threat in the environment. Read more…


5 Ways To Recognize An Unhealthy Panic Disorder

Posted by Mellisa on July 1, 2014 in Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Research, Stress |

Panic disorder is one of several anxiety disorders that involve an intense, abrupt and oftentimes debilitating period of discomfort and fear. Panic disorders affect millions of men and women of all ages, and can be triggered by several situations or circumstances, real or imagined. Gerald Klerman of the World Psychiatric Association and author of the […]

From Nose To Toes – Treat Your Feet With Aromatherapy Booties

Posted by Mellisa on June 23, 2014 in Pain Relief, Stress |

While they might sound silly, aromatherapy booties are quickly becoming one of the most popular items on the rest and relaxation market. Designed for the purpose of letting you unwind from your hectic day and pamper your feet that have worked just as hard as you have, these booties could very well be a trend […]

From A to Z – 26 Easy ways to improve your health

If you are trying to get healthier, then you know how overwhelming all the information from all of the experts can be. Do this… Don’t do that. Blah Blah Blah.  What if it was as easy as A-B-C?  Like…. Avoid processed foods Breakfast Colorful Foods….. and so on. Here is the rest of the great […]

How To Use Music Therapy to Improve Your Health

Posted by Mellisa on June 16, 2014 in Depression, Mental Health, Stress |

Just reading an article on the effects of music therapy on the mind and body. I don’t think there is anyone out there that hasn’t felt the effects of music on their mood, even if they haven’t thought much about it. Music effects more than just our ears, it has the ability to change and […]


How laughter is the best medicine

Posted by Mellisa on January 6, 2014 in Fun Stuff, Mental Health, Stress |

 Good health – It’s not expensive. It’s priceless.  Do you know that your unhappiness  can have quite an impact on your health? If you’re like many people in our increasingly high tech/never to be turned off, fast-paced world, chances are that you find yourself regularly overworked and overstressed over a variety of things—from your family […]

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5 Mistakes Made When Diagnosing ADHD by Dr. Mary Ann Block

Posted by Mellisa on March 18, 2013 in ADD/ADHD, Medications, Mental Health, Nutrient Therapy, Nutrition, Stress |

Dr. Mary Ann Block runs a drug free alternative health and wellness clinic in Texas. Perhaps you have seen her on various health programs on TV like The Doctors. She specializes in treating disorders like depression, anxiety, adhd and more through her comprehensive programs that treat the underlying medical problems and not just the symptoms. […]

Q – Tips: How to kill stress when you can’t kill the stressors

Posted by Mellisa on January 9, 2013 in Depression, Exercise, Mental Health, Nutrient Therapy, Nutrition, Research, Stress |

” STRESS KILLS! ” – We have all heard that slogan before right? But do we really take it all that seriously? In two words… We better. Virtually every mental breakdown, ailment and disease known to man have a common denominator and that is the physiological changes the mind and body experiences during times of […]


Low Grade Systemic Inflammation Can Cause Depression

Posted by Mellisa on January 2, 2013 in Depression, Research, Stress |

Systemic inflammation in the body can be easily measured by a blood test that checks for C-reactive protein, or CRP. CRP tests are often used to determine the potentiality for heart disease or stroke. And now psychological stress and depression as well! Recently published in the JAMA of Psychiatry,  after studying 73,131 people, Danish researchers […]

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