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

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 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

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

The Invaluable Wisdom Of The Fortune Cookie

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – When was the last time you cracked open a fortune cookie? Those little slips of paper filled with uplifting, motivational messages always seem to brighten our days. Their snippets of inspiration, such as “you will be sharing great news with all those you love,” “be patient — success is near” [...]

The Invaluable Wisdom Of The Fortune Cookie2022-08-02T21:26:29-04:00

The Courage To Love Again

By Georgianna Donadio, PhD – We all know that love — unconditional acceptance by another person — is what we want, need and desire. Love is vital to our health and well-being and is one of psychologist Abraham Maslow’s so-called “hierarchy of needs.” Yet finding the courage to love again is a complicated thing that [...]

The Courage To Love Again2022-07-20T21:32:27-04:00

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

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