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Meditations for Your Moods

By Emily Ewen
Feeling stressed? Angry? Nervous? Learn how to select a meditation that can help relieve various emotional states.
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How to Use Rhodiola for Energy and Focus

By Henry Emmons, MD
Rhodiola is an adaptogenic plant that can help with mental focus. Here's how.
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How to Use Holy Basil for Calm

By Henry Emmons, MD
Holy basil is an adaptogenic plant that can help with inflammation, high blood sugar, and overall stress management.
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What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Mingling with unfamiliar people and eating in front of others are just two things that can cause debilitating symptoms for people with social anxiety disorder.
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How to Use Eleuthero for Stress Management

By Henry Emmons, MD
Eleuthero is an adaptogenic plant that has been used to treat memory loss, high blood pressure, and elevated stress.
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4 Expert Tips for Tackling Stress

By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
Plus, three things you might not know about stress.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: 3 Adaptogenic Plants to Help Relieve Stress

By Henry Emmons, MD
How rhodiola, eleuthero, and holy basil can help you alleviate the effects of stressful situations.
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10 Rules for Aging Well

With Frank Lipman, MD
Season 5, Episode 17   August 26, 2022

Every second of every day, all of us are aging, and yet we often wait to address — or altogether avoid — age-related concerns about our health until we reach a certain point in our years or our capabilities begin to diminish. Frank Lipman, MD, shares 10 essential factors he’s outlined for aging well, emphasizing that it’s never too late — or too early — to start embracing them, and that it’s not as difficult as you might think.

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Why Social Bonds Are So Important for Our Health

By Mo Perry
Expert advice on how to deal with loneliness.
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Why Dance?

With Jeimy Bueno Prisby
Season 5, Episode 15   August 2, 2022

Dance is more than a physically beneficial form of fitness: It evokes happiness, mental relief, and social connection. In this mini episode, Jeimy Bueno Prisby explains why you don’t need to be a “dancer” to enjoy the advantages of moving your body.

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PUMPING IRONY: Too Busy to Calm Down?

By Craig Cox
Struggling with a stressful workload in recent weeks, I’m struck by new research describing how chronic stress can accelerate the aging of our immune systems. So, why am I avoiding a proven stress-relief practice?
Sam McKinney

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 5, Episode 12   July 12, 2022

It’s estimated that as many as one in three U.S. adults have impaired blood-sugar control — and most are unaware until disease diagnosis. This often means missing months or years of opportunities to intervene with lifestyle habits. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains how blood sugar impacts nearly every aspect of our health and walks us through the many things we can do to better control it.

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Why Does My Sweat Stink When I’m Stressed?

By Margret Aldrich
It all comes down to the apocrine glands.
Henry Emmons

Struggling With Stress: Why It’s So Prevalent + What You Can Do

With Henry Emmons, MD
Season 5, Episode 8   June 7, 2022

More so than ever, rates of stress are high: Many of us are experiencing it at great intensities and for far too long. Henry Emmons, MD, talks about the impact of stress on the body, including how it influences our wired responses and how it can trigger mental-health issues like depression and anxiety — and shares tangible things we can do in the short- and long-term to support our bodies in and when recovering from times of stress.

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4-Minute Meditation for Stress Release

By Life Time
Use this guided breathing exercise to let go of stress and anxiety and take in stillness and calm.
Dr. Mondo

An Honest Talk About Mental Health

With Dr. Mondo
Season 5, Episode 5   May 17, 2022

Anxiety, depression, limited self-beliefs, perpetual feeling states — we all experience mental-health struggles, and what we often don’t realize is the effect they can have on every area of our health and wellness. Dr. Mondo joins us for an honest talk about mental well-being, including the role trauma plays and the power that comes from healing.

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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Can Hops Help Ease Insomnia?

By Henry Emmons, MD
This plant can ease anxiety and insomnia — especially sleeplessness related to nervous tension.
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Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How Nature Supports Our Mental Health

By Henry Emmons, MD
Here's how nature supports our mind and mood — and how to get more of it.
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Is Adrenal Fatigue a Real  Thing?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this energy-depleting hormonal condition.
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How to Improve Vagal Tone

By Catherine Guthrie
Getting a massage, chanting, breathing deeply, and taking a cold shower can all help stimulate your vagus nerve.
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