Did you know that every year, an estimated 485,000 American women die of cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke), more than twice the number who die of all forms of cancer combined? So why is it, then, that most of us worry more about cancer than we worry about our hearts?
As a wellness expert, I get to work with all kinds …Continue Reading »
Did you know that today is International No Diet Day? Since 1992, May 6 has been declared the day to celebrate body acceptance and body shape diversity, and to increase awareness of the dangers of diets. Predominantly celebrated in Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, India and Israel (who knew?), INDD emphasizes the following: 1) …Continue Reading »
I would bet that you have little or no idea just how important sleep really is. Sure, no one likes to be tired, and we all know how good we feel after a good night’s rest. But did you know that if you consistently don’t get enough sleep, you could be putting yourself at risk …Continue Reading »
I’ve promoted walking for weight loss for decades, and some people seem to never quite believe me. They think weight loss has to be achieved through suffering and activities that they normally wouldn’t do unless someone paid them. (I speak from experience, as someone once paid me to get me to run a long distance …Continue Reading »
My lowest point hit when I was in my Emergency Medicine residency. The days felt so black, and the future felt so empty, that I couldn’t see any point to continuing. I was sure that there was something biologically wrong with me. After all, depression was genetic, right? Even worse, I was still miserable even …Continue Reading »
Whenever my German-born, trend-savvy mom gets onto a new health food kick, I usually pay close attention. However, when she started taking apple cider vinegar a few years ago, I pretty much dismissed it and went on with my life. I vaguely remembered having seen suspicious ads about weight loss and other health benefits, none …Continue Reading »
When I work with coaching clients, I’ve found that often our first couple of sessions end up being about clearing up relationship drama in their lives. Often, we’re so wrapped up in what our partner is doing, or not doing, that we can’t even start to focus on what we want or need to do …Continue Reading »
How do you feel, when you find something that would make the perfect gift for a good friend? If you’re like me, you do a little dance of joy, thrilled at having found such a great gift. I always love imagining the delighted look on the recipient’s face when they see it for the first …Continue Reading »
By Susan Biali, M.D.
What do you think when you look in the mirror? Do you focus on what you like about yourself? Or do you see your flaws, and wish they were different? Perhaps you even wish that you were different? Younger, or taller, or skinnier. We all have things we’d like to change about …Continue Reading »