How Can Correct Posture and Breathing Minimize Stress?

How Can Correct Posture and Breathing Minimize Stress?

This is the first in a series of instructional videos and guidance from MD Nadine Kelly (MD), helping healthcare professionals use yoga techniques to reduce daily stress and focus on their personal well-being. Click here to watch the attached video. The fast-paced and demanding lifestyle of healthcare professionals fuels a state of chronic stress that … Read more

Emergency departments a frayed safety net for behavioral and mental health | The healthiest community health news

Emergency departments a frayed safety net for behavioral and mental health |  The healthiest community health news

Last night, in the emergency department where I work, something happened that might come as a surprise: a third of our patients needed a “babysitter”. In other words, they had a behavioral or mental problem that required another person to sit with them to ensure their own safety, or the safety of staff and other … Read more

Greater Risk of COVID-19 if Under Stress

Greater Risk of COVID-19 if Under Stress

Researchers from the University of Nottingham School of Medicine, King’s College London and the University of Auckland in New Zealand concluded that COVID-19 infection and symptoms may be more common among those experiencing high psychological distress. In their study published in the journal Annuals of Behavioral Medicine , the researchers point out, that stress, social … Read more