We all know exercise is good for your physical health, but did you know that consistent exercise is proven to have significant benefits for your mental health too? Regular exercise can help serious mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, among others. But how does that happen? What kind of exercises should we be doing to achieve these benefits? How much exercise does it take to get these results?
Doña Ramona had a full life. Diabetes took it away from her. Each November, we observe National Diabetes Month to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Doña Ramona died last Friday in Washington Heights. She was only 74 years old. She was the matriarch of the Carvajal family, dominicanos de ”pura cepa,” who moved
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As I arrived at Emory University to begin a “Health Coach” certification program, I recalled my previous visit to Atlanta, some 40 years earlier, to attend an Eastern Airlines training. It occurred to me that Eastern’s advertising tag line – “The Wings of Man” – which sounded so appropriate at the time, certainly would not fly in today’s more gender-conscious world. Here I was again, a woman ready to spread her wings, excited to begin yet another adventure.
A mi llegada a Emory University para comenzar un programa de certificación en “Health Coach” (Tutoría de salud), me vino a la memoria mi última visita a Atlanta, hará unos 40 años para asistir a un entrenamiento de la aerolínea Eastern Airlines. Se me ocurrió pensar que el lema de publicidad de Eastern en aquel
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month; there is no better time to take it upon ourselves to end the stigmatization of mental illness once and for all.