HealthSimplified: An Interview with “Stuck Where You Are” Author Alan Neal

HealthSimplified: An Interview with “Stuck Where You Are” Author Alan Neal

Recently we got a chance to talk with Alan Neal, consultant and author of the new book, Stuck Where You Are. Both Courtney and Gordon are big fans, which is how I heard about the book. Alan refers to himself as a student of human behavior, and has been consulting for companies and individuals, as well as leading seminars, for decades.

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New Years Resolutions: 25 Worth Sticking To

New Years Resolutions: 25 Worth Sticking To

Habits.  They sneak up on you when you’re not looking, and then they overstay their welcome.   And with new year resolutions having become an annual American tradition, every new year brings with it mixed feelings of dread and excitement when thinking about changing these sticky patterns.  What surfaces most when we think about resolutions […]

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HealthSimplified: An Interview with Dr. Greg Dillon

HealthSimplified: An Interview with Dr. Greg Dillon

Dr. Greg Dillon is a psychiatrist with a private practice in New York City at Lower Fifth Psychiatric. He completed his Residency in Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell, his M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. at Brown University. Dr. Dillon is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, and he […]

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Exercise and Brain Function

Exercise and Brain Function

Regular exercise is vital to help manage daily stress, anxiety, and improve mood. The psychological effect from a little bit of physical activity can be felt immediately, as exercise seems to clear the mind. But, a researcher from Dartmouth named David Bucci has decided to look deeper at how exercise affects the brain and its […]

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Technology and Attention: Is Multi-Tasking Really Effective?

Technology and Attention: Is Multi-Tasking Really Effective?

Sit down.  Place your hands on your legs, palm down.  Set a timer for two minutes. Now, recite “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” in a sing-songy voice in your head, while visually paying attention to your hands.  Work hard to place your whole attention on both your hands and the song.  What did you notice about […]

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Coffee Has Many Health Benefits, Studies Say

Coffee Has Many Health Benefits, Studies Say

We all know that a cup of joe will put you on the go, but can it also help your health woes?  More and more,  the research seems to say yes.  We have been on the fence about this one ourselves for some time but now we have seen enough science to believe the good […]

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Cell Phones and Our Health: Are They Safe?

Cell Phones and Our Health: Are They Safe?

It used to be books.  In waiting rooms.  Bus stations. On the beach.  Sometimes even in restaurants.  But now, paper has gone hi-tech, and cell phones have swiftly replaced those novels, magazines and newspapers. Clearly convenient.  But at what cost to your health?

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Sleep Patterns of Kids Improve When Media Habits Changed

Sleep Patterns of Kids Improve When Media Habits Changed

A recent study funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development indicates that a simple change in media habits in children can greatly improve their sleep patterns. Study Details A total of 565 children 3 to 5 years old were included in the study of media habits and sleep patterns, with two groups […]

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