Welcome to this installment of my Adventures in Aging "Audio Postcard” series! Today’s episode: “Health Is Easy. Illness Is Hard.” Click the link below to listen to the postcard. (A transcript of the recording follows. Enjoy!) Health Is Easy Illness Is Hard Have you ever noticed how, when you’re not suffering from any illness or disease, your life just clicks along? You’re … [Read more...] about Audio Postcard: Adventures in Aging: Health Is Easy. Illness Is Hard.
I’m thrilled to announce that my first online course, called “Bite-Sized Health: Little Truths to Chew On As You Move Toward Better Health”, is open for FREE enrollment! Check out the FREE COURSE here! The course is a super-condensed version of the content in my book, How Healthy Is Your Doctor, about self-empowerment in health. In the FREE (for now) course, you’ll “hear” me, in short, … [Read more...] about My New Online Course, “Bite-Sized Health” Has Launched!
Hi! I’m Dr. Kathryn Collins, emergency and lifestyle medicine doctor and author of the book, How Healthy Is Your Doctor?, about self-empowerment in health. Welcome to another episode of my audio postcard series, Adventures in Aging. Today’s topic is: “The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude.” Click on the button below to listen to the postcard; a written transcription follows. Enjoy! When I … [Read more...] about Audio Postcard: Adventures in Aging. The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude
Since I proudly call myself a “Lifestyle Doctor,” let me take a minute to explain what in heck “Lifestyle Medicine” is, and why anyone wanting to achieve better health needs to know about it, or at least about its core principles. Lifestyle Medicine is a therapeutic approach—based on the best available medical “evidence” (medical research, science, and clinical experience)—to prevent, treat, and … [Read more...] about What is Lifestyle Medicine? and Why is It Important Now?
February is Heart Health Month, and this February, I got to experience first-hand the roles that acute and chronic stress play in undermining heart health! Ever since the calendar turned to 2015, I’ve been on a “whirlwind tour” of stress. First, and chronically present, all day every day, until the afternoon of Feb. 21st, was the self-induced pressure to create, practice, and deliver a clear and … [Read more...] about BUILDING STRESS RESILIENCE