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

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

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

Genes And Behavior

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – During the summer, my apple trees, with their sweet droppings all about the orchard, support an enormous population of fruit flies. Apart from being occasionally annoying and making a bit of noise, these insects would not be a topic to capture one’s attention. At least, I never thought so, until [...]

Genes And Behavior2022-08-02T21:42:35-04:00

Want To Make Your Partner Happy?

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – When couples are asked what it is in their relationship that makes them feel fulfilled, they inevitably answer that they feel “understood and cared about.” In contrast, bad feelings and unhappiness stem from the realization that the person we are most intimate with and care most deeply about doesn’t understand [...]

Want To Make Your Partner Happy?2022-06-30T20:34:40-04:00

Men, Women And Apologies

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – For most of us it comes as no surprise that men and women really do think, behave and offer apologies in many ways fundamentally different from one another. We also know that hormones play a large role in these differences. Now science is beginning to unravel the specifics on how hormones [...]

Men, Women And Apologies2022-06-22T18:01:25-04:00

Why Does Stress Affect Men and Women Differently?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD – An article appearing in the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience  journal (SCAN) discusses the stress affect, more specifically, it explores how the male and female brains respond differently when dealing with stress. Performance-Related Stress The data comes from new research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The researchers [...]

Why Does Stress Affect Men and Women Differently?2021-11-12T17:55:15-05:00

Is Depression Caused By Hormone Dysfunction?

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - A research review by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explored whether depression may be caused by hormone dysfunction. The focus of the investigators and their subsequent report was on how the female reproductive system interacts with the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis, which regulates the body's stress response. Hormone [...]

Is Depression Caused By Hormone Dysfunction?2021-06-03T14:23:46-04:00

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