The Power of No

Last week, Dr. Oz had a physician, Dr. Sue Varma, on his show who detailed the health challenges that befall certain personality types (What does your personality reveal about your health?). For example, Type C folks often bottle up their feelings, and potentially shave years off their lives because they refuse to say no to others because they want to please them. Saying yes to … Continue reading The Power of No

Stress got you down? Harvard panel says you’re not alone

Seinfeld fans may recall George Costanza’s stress reduction mantra Serenity, now! This outburst momentarily relieved him of stress caused by his interfering and embarrassing parents. While we can laugh at the hijinks that cause frustration for the popular sitcom’s character, stress isn’t much fun in real life.     Apparently, speakers during Wednesday’s Harvard School of Public Health forum, The Health Burden of Stress: What … Continue reading Stress got you down? Harvard panel says you’re not alone

American Heart Month Culminates with DC Heart Ball

Across the country, chapters of the American Heart Association are raising awareness about heart health, disease prevention, and tips for getting healthy overall during American Heart Month. The Greater Washington Region of the American Heart Association will culminate American Heart Month by honoring local Heart Heroes during the DC Heart Ball in the Nation’s Capital on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Listen to our interview with leadership from … Continue reading American Heart Month Culminates with DC Heart Ball