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.
During these food-focused and often-stressful winter holidays, it’s a great time to learn how to “holiday-proof” your health. A lot of people use the holidays as an excuse to ignore healthy habits and eat too much unhealthy food; then they have to face January 1 like millions of others, needing (and vowing) to lose those extra pounds and get more exercise. Do you really want to be part of this … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Holiday-Proof Your Health
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
I'm excited to be creating a series of "Audio Postcards" around the important and often misunderstood topic of Aging. Some upcoming titles in the "Adventures in Aging" series will be "The Myth of Inevitable Decrepitude" and "Why I Love My Physical Therapist." Today's topic, The Overuse Injury, deals with one unintended aspect of staying active while aging that I recently experienced myself. The … [Read more...] about Audio Postcard: Adventures in Aging—The Overuse Injury
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