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Are Spiritual Communities Healthier?

Are Spiritual Communities Healthier? by Dr Georgianna Donadio Life happens – especially as we age. Generally our lives and our health change. The usual causes include having children, divorce, the loss of a spouse or partner, financial circumstances or any of many possible other events. This often can cause sadness, loneliness, depression and decreased immune [...]

Are Spiritual Communities Healthier?2023-08-21T14:00:15-04:00

What Is “Organic” when it comes to food?

What Is “Organic” when it comes to food? by Dr. Georgianna Donadio Today we read and hear the term “organic” everywhere. The term “commercial” is used to label non-organic produce compared to organic produce. This produce is grown using a variety of chemicals to destroy plant pests or enhance growth. Many of these chemical can [...]

What Is “Organic” when it comes to food?2023-08-21T13:55:31-04:00

Adrenal Glands and Your Self Care

Adrenal Glands and Your Self Care The ability for a human being to adapt to its environment and to deal with the many ongoing challenges and changes it faces is the hallmark of a healthy body. That we can withstand day-to-day events that challenge our nervous systems, and subsequently our immune systems, is an expression [...]

Adrenal Glands and Your Self Care2023-08-14T13:07:29-04:00

Our Brain in Love

Our Brain in Love Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD I recently read a fascinating article that discusses a study from Stony Brook University in New York. It examined whether couples can still be very much in love after spending many married years together and whether they experience the same intense romantic feelings as newly formed [...]

Our Brain in Love2023-08-14T12:51:14-04:00

Why Do We Want To Have Pets?

Why Do We Want To Have Pets? What creates our interest in having pets? It is simple. They love us and accept us unconditionally! They provide companionship without politics or the agenda of most relationships. They listen to what we say to them, accept our love and affection without demands or complaint and provide us [...]

Why Do We Want To Have Pets?2023-08-04T19:08:43-04:00

WHOLE HEALTH SELF CARE

WHOLE HEALTH SELF CARE Recently, I attended a grief support group for adults who have experienced a significant loss over the past year. All the attendees were at various stages of grief and loss from a life altering experience, loss of an individual in their life either through death, divorce or alienation.   What was [...]

WHOLE HEALTH SELF CARE2023-08-03T14:09:57-04:00

Overcoming What Ails You by Helping Others

Overcoming What Ails You by Helping Others By Georgianna Donadio, MSc., PhD. The groundbreaking book, The Healing Power of Doing Good”, by Allan Luks and writer Peggy Payne, ushered in an understanding and renaissance of helping others. The 1991 book offers insights into the relationship between health and doing good things for other people. Peggy [...]

Overcoming What Ails You by Helping Others2023-07-31T19:39:05-04:00

Six Easy and Fast Quick to Enhance All Your Relationships

Six Easy and Fast Quick to Enhance All Your Relationships By Georgianna Donadio, MSc., PhD. Probably everyone you know would like to have better more fulfilling relationships – of all kinds!  Achieving this goal is easier than you may think!  We all know what relationships feel like when they are not going well but we [...]

Six Easy and Fast Quick to Enhance All Your Relationships2023-07-26T19:05:32-04:00

How Does My Cell Phone Addiction Affect My Relationships, as well as my Mental Health?

How Does My Cell Phone Addiction Affect My Relationships, as well as my Mental Health? By Georgianna Donadio, MSc., PhD. Most of us are aware of how our relationship with our cell phones has taken over the function and quality of our lives. We are currently seeing approximately 80% of Americans owning cell phone and [...]

How Does My Cell Phone Addiction Affect My Relationships, as well as my Mental Health?2023-07-21T16:28:49-04:00

It’s Berry Season: Good News for your Whole Health Self Care

It’s Berry Season: Good News for your Whole Health Self Care! By Georgianna Donadio, MSc., PhD. It is berry-eating and picking season again! The most popular and health-supporting favorites - fresh-picked blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries can once again be found in abundance where ever produce is featured. While these delightful fruits are some of [...]

It’s Berry Season: Good News for your Whole Health Self Care2023-07-20T15:50:01-04:00

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