You’re Over 40? So What.

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Fill in the blank. Women over 40 are… Did you say “over the hill”? “out to pasture”? “good for taking care of everyone else’s needs, not their own”? I cringe when I hear these traditional cultural messages, often repeated by over-40 women themselves. Never one to feel limited by age (except maybe where miniskirts and… Read more »

Do scary thoughts haunt you at night? Here’s your 911.

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Lately, several patients admitted to me that they’re awakened at 2 a.m. with worries—or even panic. Has that ever happened to you? Anxiety can come to life in the middle of the night. Scary thoughts may be pushed aside during a busy daytime of running around, but when the night’s darkness, quiet, and imaginings take… Read more »

Finding True Success: 2 More Tips to Motivate You to Move

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We all have a hard time getting ourselves into the exercise mindset sometimes. (Yes, I admit, there are days I’m so busy I’m tempted to skip it, too.) And when life gets complicated, it’s even easier to think of reasons we just “can’t” afford to take time out for exercise. If you’re in a high-pressure… Read more »

So you’re thinking about self-medicating

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As I discussed in my latest posts, headaches have many causes. Some triggers are easier to pinpoint and reduce or eliminate than others. If you’re among the unfortunate bunch whose headaches are less cooperative or harder to trace, there are still plenty of natural treatments that can give you relief. But perhaps you’re thinking, Why not… Read more »