How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety by Optimizing Performance: Global Stress Summit

April 23, 2017

I really enjoyed this guest expert interview with John Assaraf on the Global Stress Summit because it is so practical: Reducing Stress and Optimizing Performance. He developed some ideas based on following what really highly successful people do within time. He shares this about time management: And the first thing that I learned in research and […]


The definition of stress and why we need it: Global Stress Summit

April 12, 2017

I really enjoyed this interview between Dr. Heidi Hanna, host of the Global Stress Summit and guest expert Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson, author of Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free. Dr. Heidi Hanna starts by asking what the definition of stress is, first sharing her definition: What’s so crazy is if […]


Why green spaces in cities are good for grey matter, stress and anxiety

April 12, 2017

I love all research that support green space and nature for anxiety and stress reduction. And I’m thrilled to see this taking a front seat in cities where people often have less access to greenery!   A great example is the beautiful   Central Park in New York City. New research is reviewed in this report in […]


Magnolia officinalis and Phellodendron amurense (Relora®) lowers cortisol and reduces stress and anxiety

November 11, 2016

I recently blogged about the Seriphos reformulation: Seriphos has been reformulated – what do I use to lower high cortisol? and promised to share additional products that could provide similar benefits. When someone in my community shared that she uses Relora® with success I started to look at the research and I am very encouraged. This […]


The Thyroid Connection Summit with Dr. Amy Myers

October 17, 2016

The Thyroid Connection Summit runs October 24-31 and addresses Graves’, Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, cancer, nodules, cysts, are post-I-131 radiation or are post-thyroidectomy, or if your doctor says your labs are normal, yet you still have symptoms. This event will help you: Work with your doctor to get the right diagnosis/treatment Address the root causes of […]


Bergamot, lavender and ylangylang for anxiety and high blood pressure

August 4, 2016

The wonderful combination of bergamot, lavender and ylangylang essential oils have been found to lower high blood pressure and reduce anxiety. The study The effects of the inhalation method using essential oils on blood pressure and stress responses of clients with essential hypertension was published in 2006 and looked at 52 people who were anxious and […]


Alzheimer’s disease, inflammation, stress and candida: Dr. Rudy Tanzi at IHS 2016

March 4, 2016

I spent last week in New York city at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference listening to some truly brilliant speakers and would like to share some highlights from the wonderful presentation by Rudolph Tanzi, PhD : What Can Alzheimer’s Disease Teach Us About the Brain, Mind, and Self? Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is the Vice-Chair of Neurology […]


Barefoot on the grass with The Urban Monk: an interview with Dr. Pedram Shojai

February 3, 2016

Dr. Pedram Shojai is the author of newly released book, The Urban Monk: Eastern Widsom and Modern Hacks to Stop Time and Find Success, Happiness and Peace.   I recently had the opportunity to interview him and would love to share that wonderful interview with you (see the audio link below). Dr. Shojai is a Doctor […]