5 Holiday Stress Management Tips

Holiday Stress & Parties Add To Your Already Busy Schedule? This time of year is always thought to be joyous and full of event making memories. Whether invited to extended family’s house for dinner, office parties or just catching up with friends to socialize. There is the added stress of trying to maintain a healthy diet, stay on our exercise schedule and keep up with our basic beauty routine. Sometimes we look at our calendars and wonder how we are going to fit it all in. Here are some ideas I have found to help a busy person keep it all together during this Holiday Stress Season. Get enough sleep! It is almost impossible to accomplish all your goals if you can barely make it through the day. Sleep deprivation plays havoc with the skin and make all the things on your to do list seem larger than what they are. Try asking friends or family members for support. This could be as simple asking them to pick up that something extra you forgot at the market, while you offer to mail their package when you are at the post office. Two can accomplish twice as much as one, and more efficiently at times. Cut your workout time in half if need be. We tend to think if we don’t do the entire routine there is no need to do it at all. Not so, studies show that even 20 minutes of exercise a day can help relive stress and increase the metabolism. Be sure to remove makeup at night before sleeping. I have found in my practice that the clients who religiously cleanse their skin at night have fewer breakouts and a healthier [...]

By | 2017-12-01T18:30:17+00:00 December 17th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Yoga for Radiant Skin

Yoga Improves Skin Health Practicing yoga does wonders for the mind and the body. As skin guru Dr. Nicholas Perricone wrote in The Clear Skin Prescription, “It is the perfect exercise for people who lead busy, stress-filled lives who want to look and feel their best.” Yoga in general improves skin health by reducing stress and removing toxins from the body. It is also one of the most effective things we can do to help our skin to stay beautiful and glowing. Making yoga for radiant skin a regular part of your lifestyle is possible by incorporating it into your everyday routine. One simple way is to start out simple, taking a break from the day or before you go to bed at night. Lie on your back palms facing the sky, close your eyes and breathe through the nose. Let your entire body rest to fully reduce all the stress and tension in the body 2-5 min. There are numerous yoga poses that work to reduce stress and create a glowing skin. Adding a yoga Class once or twice a week or setting up a private yoga session can help you meet these goals. In addition there are several other habits you can implement into your life so that you can enjoy yoga for radiant skin: Drink more water. Have 8 ounces first thing in the morning and Keep a large glass next to your bed. Hydration helps give your skin a healthy lustrous glow. Try to get 7-8 hours of sleep most nights. Everyone is different so find the amount of sleep you need to feel sufficiently rested. Although this might seem challenging, due to the busyness of life, overtime getting enough [...]

By | 2017-12-01T18:30:17+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Categories: Skin Care Advice, Wellness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eating For Energy

How You Should Be Eating For Energy & Healthy A Diet This article was written by Dr Eva Cwynar, well known Beverly Hills Endocrinologist. With the stresses that reach us each day it is of major importance to have enough energy to meet those demands. I have always believed that what we put in our bodies makes a huge difference in our getting through the day with a positive outlook. I agree with Dr Cwynar, breakfast is a meal that should never be missed. Eating for energy requires the proper foods that will nourish your body and keep your blood sugar even is vitally important when starting your day. Milk and eggs are foods that we should think about putting back into our diets since they add great benefits to our health. Read on for more information on how you should be eating for energy and a healthy diet. Restocking your energy furnace by Dr. Ena Cwynar The foods we are eating today are hitting us right in the gut, and many of us are suffering more than we should, especially when it comes to energy. For some tips on jump-starting your energy furnace, try the following: Got whole milk? With few exceptions, I suggest drinking whole milk instead of skim milk. The ratio of carbs to proteins as well as the amount of good fats in milk make it a much better choice. One 8-ounce glass provides all three of your energy nutrients along with calcium, potassium and vitamins A, D and B12. This helps not only energy but weight loss. Cut down on soy. You may be convinced that soy is good for you but it can have a powerful influence on hormone [...]

By | 2017-12-01T18:30:17+00:00 September 11th, 2013|Categories: Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments