Category Archives: Health

Who am I?

I’ve seen it thousands of times over the years. A woman comes into my office exhausted, emotional, lethargic and scared. She is overwhelmed, confused and confesses “I don’t even recognize myself anymore.” So many women report to me that they experience dramatic changes in their bodies and particularly in their personalities and there is virtually… Read More »

Take Control of Your Well-Being

We all spend an inordinate amount of time trying to live up to our ideas of what a great life should be. But when was the last time you sat down and really took focused time to contemplate what you love to do, what inspires you and how you feel physically and mentally? When was… Read More »

May the Source Be With You

Do you know where your food comes from? Do you understand how food creates energy in the body and is either expelled or stored? I recently saw an incredible documentary called Food, Inc. which I highly recommend. As a country, we need to begin to demand fresh, wholesome food again. But within the past 50… Read More »

Happily Ever NOW

So many of us suffer from the “ever after” syndrome. We always believe that our happiness will come when we lose weight, have more money, meet the perfect person, live in the dream house, find our ideal job and more. The list goes on and on. Why do we put ourselves through this misery? We… Read More »

FEEL Your Feelings

Most mothers instinctively scoop up their children when they fall down and shower them with kisses and comforting sentiments that might include, “You’re OK!” or “Everything’s Fine” or “That wasn’t so bad, was it?” Yes, parents just want to make things better. But as a mom and a doctor, I know that people need to… Read More »

Take a Deep Breath

What do you think about when you hear the term “take some deep breaths”? Usually you are trying to come down from a frustrating or emotionally exhausting experience. Sometimes we are trying to calm down, take a moment and reassess a challenging situation. Sometimes we literally take deep breaths when we are under water and… Read More »

Keeping our men up to speed on health

The men in our life play an important role in supporting our daily lives. It is our turn to help them find the balance in theirs. For National Men’s Health Week we must remember the importance of regular checkups and various screenings. Exercise and a well balanced diet can also help in overall wellness. In… Read More »

Take time to appreciate and love yourself for who you are

We all had different sets of gifts bestowed upon us when we were born to make other people, circumstances and life more interesting and less like what we would experience day in and day out if we were all carbon copies of each other. Yet, sometimes we continue to find ourselves more interested in what… Read More »

The Natural World

We live in a busy world. So many of us are up early, have a fully scheduled day and then before we know it, we are back at home getting ready for the evening routine. We are exhausted. So when was the last time you actually ate a meal outside or traded your gym workout… Read More »

My Path to Authorship

Well, after many years of considering it, I have decided to take the plunge and write my first (of many) books! I was inspired by my brilliant and beautiful nine year-old daughter whose summer project is to write her own book. I am so proud. Hers is sure to be imaginative, dramatic and magical. My… Read More »

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