Tag Archives: stress
stress and memory

San Antonio NBC guest puts spotlight on soothing stress to help memory

It’s not your imagination: Stress really can contribute to small memory lapses. But there are simple, healthy ways to deal with the pressure of our multi-tasking lives. Nutritionist Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, shared with WOAI’s San Antonio Living viewers how they can use Suntheanine to help protect against stress-related memory lapses. Many of us experience […]

emotional eating

Emotional eating: Take charge of your waistline

Fall can be precarious for people who struggle with emotional eating. The lighter summer fruits and vegetables are becoming scarce, replaced by heavier, high-calorie comfort foods. Soon, they’ll be joined by all those tempting holiday treats. Here are some practical ideas for curbing your emotional eating before your clothes start getting too tight. Emotional eating […]

fitness apps

Are you getting the most benefit from your fitness apps?

The fitness industry is entering another important phase. Technology, when used appropriately, can help people identify areas in their health and fitness routines that need improvement. In his new blog, certified personal fitness instructor Johnny Gillespie reveals his thoughts about those high-tech fitness wrist bands, and the fitness apps that can be downloaded to your […]

transitioning

Stress-free transitioning into your family’s fall schedule

It’s already back-to-school time. And along with that comes the stress of changing schedules. Fall sports will start up soon. In his recent blog, certified personal fitness instructor Johnny Gillespie warns: “If you fail to plan, then plan to fail.” Transitioning doesn’t have to be stressful. Having a good plan, a good communications strategy and […]

choosing supplements

Great advice on choosing supplements, using Suntheanine as an example

Here’s an interview you’ll want to share with anyone who takes a vitamin or nutritional supplement. Steve Lankford, host of HealthQuestPodcasts.com, recently interviewed NutriScience Innovation’s Julie Thibeau about why it’s important to choose scientifically validated nutritional supplement brands. An expert in L-theanine, Thibeau used Suntheanine as an example. “When choosing a product to try, there […]

Charts explaining stress

One in two Americans reported a major stressful event in the last year, according to a new study by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. The study, as reported by Vox, includes several charts explaining stress. Top stress-inducing experiences. Illness, disease and death of a loved one were the top […]

Is home more stressful than work?

Is home more stressful than work? Yes, according to a new study by researchers at Penn State that found higher levels of stress at home than at work. In a study to be published in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine and released by the Council on Contemporary Families, the researchers measured the level of […]

swimmer

Great advice for relieving your stressed muscles and your mind

If you’ve ever experienced Monday-morning muscle soreness after over-doing it on the weekends, here’s some great advice from Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Johnny Gillespie. A 42-year-old athlete and Empowered Yoga instructor, Gillespie knows a thing or two about aching muscles. In his current blog, Gillespie describes the importance of distinguishing between sore muscles and […]