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Closing the Gap between Intentions and Achievements: Turning Dreams Into Reality

July 31st, 2023

We've all been there – setting big goals, making promises to ourselves, or planning exciting projects, only to struggle to make them happen. This is known as the intention-action gap, a common challenge where our intentions don't always translate into actions. Understanding this gap is important because it affects our personal growth, productivity, and ability to achieve our dreams. Understanding the ...

Five Reasons Summer Might Be the Ideal Season to Lose Weight

July 21st, 2023

As the summer sun beckons, many look forward to embracing the warmth and enjoying outdoor activities. However, donning swimsuits and revealing more skin can be daunting for some. Fear not! Summer presents the perfect opportunity to embark on a weight loss journey. Beyond the sunny allure, several reasons make summer an ideal time to shed those extra pounds.

Dancing Your Way to Better Health

July 19th, 2023

By Deborah Ann Ballard MD, MPH, Duke Integrative Medicine As an integrative medicine physician, I appreciate the health benefits of activities that engage the mind, body, and spirit. Many people are familiar with the health benefits of yoga, Tai Chi, and qigong. When the world opened up after the social isolation imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, I discovered ...

The Benefits of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

July 14th, 2023

In today's fast-paced world, stress has become a familiar and often overwhelming part of our daily lives. Fortunately, there are evidence-based techniques that can help manage stress and improve overall well-being. One such technique is the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSR combines mindfulness meditation, yoga, and mind-body awareness to reduce stress and promote a ...

Food to Improve Your Mood: Discover the Science-Backed Connection

July 14th, 2023

Our emotions and mental well-being are intricately linked to what we consume. Our food can influence our mood, energy levels, and overall mental health. In this blog post, we will explore some scientifically proven foods that can uplift your spirits and enhance your mood. Dark Chocolate Indulging in a small piece of dark chocolate can do wonders for your mood. It stimulates ...

Empowering Seniors: One Breath at a Time

July 7th, 2023

We sat down with Denyse Le Fever, an Integrative Yoga for Seniors Professional Training graduate. She shared many inspiring insights about her decision to pursue yoga teaching and therapy as a career. Denyse's journey in yoga started early in her life and was influenced by her personal and family health challenges. At some point, Denyse simply felt "too young ...

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