Holidays Got You Feeling Stressed? Here’s What to Do

It’s so easy to get frazzled during the holidays. Gifts, parties, outfits, in-laws -- it can be challenging to manage your stress and energy with so much going on, especially because stress tends to sneak up on you if you don’t keep an eye on it. Many people don’t realize that the more stressed [...]

Anxiety Busters: Say Goodbye to Your Anxious Self

Anxiety: it happens to the best of us. But no matter how common tense nerves can be, anxiety can be crippling. The physical symptoms, the circling thoughts, the lack of sleep--its enough to affect even the tiniest of everyday routine tasks. Before you consider an Rx to ease nerves, try out these anxiety busters I [...]

Back to School Time and The 5 Kids You Need to Know

With almost 50 million children headed back to school, the start of another school year can be anxiety ridden for both adults and children. Once the backpacks are bought and school supplies packed (along with new shoes, clothes and more), the reality of a new teacher, a new classroom and new peers sets in. As [...]

Breastfeeding: 5 Herbs That Could Help Boost or Bust Breastfeeding

If you’re a nursing mom or getting ready for your newborn to arrive, you don’t want to miss out on these top tips for using herbs while breastfeeding. Check out the tips I wrote on HuffPost.com […]

The “Superwoman” Chronicles: What I Have Learned This Summer

I admit—it is hard for me to slow down. My friends know that if I did not have children, I could work myself into the ground. I could feasibly live in my office and work for hours on end. With a loving family waiting for me at the end of every day, my work has boundaries [...]

Staying Slim on The Road

It’s travel season! Time to spend time with family and enjoy the warm weather. Your flight is booked, your bags are packed and your tickets are in hand. But you haven’t thought about how to stay healthy on the road…When I’m traveling, I try to treat my body with care. It’s interesting because when I [...]

Power Up: Reboot Your Family’s Brain This Summer

For many families I know, summer break also means “medication break” for children with ADHD. While summer is a great time to relax and slow things down, I still make time to keep my kids’ brains active and healthy! I challenge you and your family to be brain-healthy this summer by following these key steps I shared with Huffington [...]

Tea Tree Oil: The Skin Miracle

One of my favorite essential oils I use in my beauty regime is tea tree oil, one of nature’s finest anti-bacterial, anti-fungal minerals. This do-it-all oil has natural healing powers, so it’s a necessity to use for your skin this summer. Tea tree oil comes from the evergreen leaves of the Australian Melaleauca alternifolia tree and [...]

Calm the Fire Within: Foods that Fight Inflammation

One word I want every patient to know is – INFLAMMATION!  The more we learn, we recognize that inflammation is the root of some of the most chronic diseases. Need proof? The Department of Health and Human Services and the American Heart Association both show that chronic inflammation is linked to diseases such as arthritis, osteoporosis, [...]