Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on... Read more
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen... Read more
Anxiety. I have to go back to work tonight and I'm already homesick and haven't left yet. I miss my husband, I miss my girls. Ugh. So taking my food and I think I have it all measured and planned. I want to give everyone hugs! We can do this!... Read more
Anxiety/Panic attacks have been a lot less frequent the past week or so, but, still facing off with depression. Music and books seem to be my go to. Both are necessary for me, but really need to find a way to help feel less isolated.... Read more
Anxiety Relief suggestions welcome. Meds are not an option (no insurance). Getting out of stressful situations is really not an option either. But realizing it is effecting my performance - I must do something. Exercise is great - need other tips.... Read more
What Is Anxiety?Having this feeling occasionally is normal, but if anxiety interferes with your everyday life, it may indicate a disorder.Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness or unease. Feeling anxious from time to time is normal.Anxiety — part of the... Read more
Anxiety: Recently, I have become preoccupied with worries, even about the smallest things. Sometimes I feel so upset my heart pounds and my palms sweat. Is this normal?Unless you have reasonable and specific reasons for your concerns (a traumatic... Read more
In 2001, Kim Rhyne gained 20 pounds in six weeks. Normally an energetic women’s ministry leader in Cleveland, she was suddenly so exhausted that she could barely drag herself out of bed. “I wasn’t eating a lot more or doing anythin... Read more
Last week Coach Nicole emailed me a link to an article published in the New York Times regarding midlife eating disorders. While I was quite aware of anorexia, bulimia and binging being diagnosed in young women, I was unaware of the rise of these dis... Read more
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