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

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

Tune Up Your Relationships

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – Given the ever growing demands of our daily lives, it becomes very easy to overlook the “care and feeding” of our intimate, family and long-term relationships. Relationships have been shown to have a significant impact on our health, happiness and longevity; taking care of them and keeping up on their maintenance are [...]

Tune Up Your Relationships2022-08-11T22:12:48-04:00

Facebook And An Unhealthy Workplace

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – When most of us think of an unhealthy work environment, we think “sick building syndrome,” difficult staff members or the classic “boss from hell.” Recently, after attending a conference populated by a number of staffing agency directors, I received an insight into the latest unhealthy work issue that is getting the attention [...]

Facebook And An Unhealthy Workplace2022-08-11T21:54:21-04:00

How To Take The First Step To Being Happy

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – With such a strong emphasis on achievement, accumulation and recognition in our society, it can become easy to be discouraged or disappointed with who or what we perceive ourselves to be, especially in how we stack up in the “pecking order” with those around us. Being happy with yourself is a [...]

How To Take The First Step To Being Happy2022-07-20T21:20:12-04:00

Six Immediate Steps To Improve Your Relationships

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – Making your relationships more fulfilling for you as well as for the important people in your life is easier than you might think. Most of us simply forget what makes a good relationship, yet we know what it feels like when one of our relationships isn’t going well. Often, improving [...]

Six Immediate Steps To Improve Your Relationships2022-07-15T23:20:58-04:00

The Science Of Heartbreak

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – Like most healthcare practitioners, I often hear clients discuss their fear of loving or trusting another person after they have been terribly disappointed or hurt in a romantic relationship. Being deeply hurt or emotionally wounded through deception, rejection or infidelity cuts to the quick of the human heart. Many of [...]

The Science Of Heartbreak2022-07-15T22:57:55-04:00

Improve Your Health With Better Relationships

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – If you want your health to be strong, your relationships have to be strong. A report in the Harvard Women’s Health Watch notes that research supports the benefits of relationships for overall well-being and longevity. The newsletter notes that “dozens of studies have shown that people who have satisfying relationships with family, friends, and [...]

Improve Your Health With Better Relationships2022-07-08T12:21:53-04:00

What Is Nonverbal Communication And Why Is It Important?

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – Albert Merhabien, the famed communication researcher, stated that nonverbal communication makes up almost 93 percent of all the “messages” we receive from other individuals. Others suggest that it is actually more like 60 percent to 70 percent of nonverbal communication that lets us know what others are really feeling. What [...]

What Is Nonverbal Communication And Why Is It Important?2022-07-08T11:56:46-04:00

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