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What Patients and Healthcare Providers Should Know About Placebo Effect

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - Given the way the health sciences have been taught in nursing and medical schools, it is perfectly understandable for physicians and nurses trained more than 25 years ago to think the placebo effect didn’t make sense and was perhaps a popular explanation for sudden healing – or a “spontaneous [...]

What Patients and Healthcare Providers Should Know About Placebo Effect2022-09-20T11:51:27-04:00

What Is The Role Of A Health Coach?

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - Everywhere you look these days you see references to “health coach certification.” What exactly IS a health coach and what can they do for your health? The word coach means “to bring out the best effort or aspect.”  A health coach is someone who facilitates your identifying lifestyle behaviors that bring [...]

What Is The Role Of A Health Coach?2022-09-20T11:42:52-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part II

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – In the first installment of this three-part 'fulfilling relationships' series, we looked at the importance of effective communication. The qualities of our communication style and the skills we bring to our conversations have a significant impact on our overall success in life, work and family relationships. While most of us are aware [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part II2022-09-14T14:15:33-04:00

Tips for Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD –  The holidays are upon us. Some say “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Is it? For many of us, the holiday visits back home to family members is something to be dreaded. There is frustration in handling difficult relationships. While we look forward to the pleasure of celebrating [...]

Tips for Handling Difficult Relationships During the Holidays2022-09-14T13:49:04-04:00

Holding In Your Feelings Can Lead To Serious Illness

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – The way we feel — especially when we feel hurt or angry — can cause negative effects on the body because of the neurological and neurochemical connections between mind and body. Holding in your feelings can lead to serious illness. If we experience internalized anger, our nervous and hormone systems [...]

Holding In Your Feelings Can Lead To Serious Illness2022-09-08T09:23:34-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed — Part I

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – It’s a fact: Lack of effective communication is a leading cause of divorce and the breakdown of relationships between parents and children, as well as between employees and their employers. There is no doubt that communication can make or break fulfilling relationships, but changing how we relate to one another [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed — Part I2022-09-08T08:48:25-04:00

Our Love Affair With Pets

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – In an economy that has been reeling in double-digit unemployment and unending home foreclosures, the last thing you would expect is that last year we spent a collective $50 billion on our pets. Even more surprising, this figure represents an $8 billion increase in the past three years during one [...]

Our Love Affair With Pets2022-08-31T22:22:03-04:00

10 Tips For Sustaining Love

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD -  It is not a coincidence that happy couples share many of the same behavioral patterns. Often, we think that being happy means we have fun sharing the same hobbies or doing everything as a couple. While sharing activities enhances relationships, the most important components to successful relationships are found in [...]

10 Tips For Sustaining Love2022-08-26T00:37:50-04:00

The Importance Of Embracing Our Feelings

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD - Feelings — especially when we’re hurt or angry — can have negative effects on the physical body through neurological and neurochemical connections between mind and body. If a person experiences internalized anger, his nervous and hormone systems react, creating neurotransmitter chemicals that can result in harmful side effects that lead [...]

The Importance Of Embracing Our Feelings2022-08-26T00:14:01-04:00

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part III

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD - In my previous reports, we have shared the importance of communication and the importance fulfilling relationships have to our health and well-being. In the first two installments of this article (Part I and Part II), we also discussed the first few steps of a transformative model of communication skills, termed Behavioral Engagement [...]

The Secrets To Fulfilling Relationships Revealed – Part III2022-08-18T21:13:50-04:00

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