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Healthy Holiday Guide for Mind, Body, and Spirit

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Blog, Dr. Dana Marshall, Dr. Susan Joyce, General Health, Uncategorized | 0 comments

For many, the holiday season is the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ because it brings about family and social gatherings, opportunities to bring people together, outings and events, parties, and presents! At the same time, the holiday season also brings added stress, pressured work deadlines, year ends, extra household and entertaining duties, changes to your nutrition and alcohol habits, and even a lack of sleep! So, the most wonderful time of the year, can also be accompanied by many factors that can put your health at risk – physically, emotionally, and mentally. We all want to...

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The Trouble with Stress

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Blog, Dr. Dana Marshall, Dr. Susan Joyce, General Health, Uncategorized | 0 comments

We often underestimate the power of stress. We like to see stress as natural, and even helpful, in being productive in our day-to-day lives. But the positive effects of stress, like goal orientation, motivation, and even intensified memory or cognitive responses are most beneficial in small doses. Many of us have built up tolerances to living with constant, heightened stress levels, and the temptation to see this as a positive or heroic trait has reduced our natural desire to respond to it. Instead of recognizing and reacting to the core ‘fight or flight’ survival response that stress...

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