How Gratitude Can Be the Key to A Happier, Healthier Holiday Season

By Staff of Forum Health Las Colinas The holidays are traditionally a time of joy, fellowship, and love. But they can also be a time of stress, exhaustion, even sadness and depression. So, how do you keep the holiday spirits high, despite all the craziness? It can be as simple and powerful as practicing gratitude. […]

10 Benefits of Exercise for Health and Wellness

By Staff of Forum Health Las Colinas You may know of some benefits of exercise for your health and wellness. Of course, there’s weight loss and weight maintenance. Yet, there are so many more benefits. To quote Dr. Mark Hyman, “If exercise could be put in a pill, it would be the biggest blockbuster medication of all […]

5 Healthy and Sustainable Ways to Build a Positive Body Image

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto We live in difficult, confusing times. On the one hand, you’re supposed to love yourself no matter what, but the “what” is clearly working against you, embodied by the media and the social media that can oftentimes completely skew our perception of beauty or what it truly means to […]

5 Natural Ways to Fight Off Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), popularly known as the winter blues or seasonal depression, typically comes about when the days start to get shorter and our exposure to sunlight starts to go down. The symptoms of SAD can vary, and you can feel a variety of changes taking place, slowly […]

5 Ways That Stress Affects Brain Health and Speeds Up Aging

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Stress is any source of external pressure that weighs upon another object. The stress we deal with in our lives often manifests both physically and mentally, breaking down our bodies, our minds and overall health. Stress also significantly affects our brains, contributing to symptoms like brain fog, difficulties […]

4 Ways to Prevent and Manage Holiday Stress

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto As much as we cherish the holiday season and all it stands for, it’s often the most stressful time of year for so many. We’ve got relatives visiting for several days or weeks, tons of food to prepare, gifts to find, and of course, the extra family time also […]

Keeping up with Your Vitamin D Needs as Seasons Change

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto Pumpkin spice lattes, cinnamon rolls, mulled wine, warm yellow and orange hues all over, Thanksgiving – who doesn’t love fall, right? As festive and romantic as this season can be, we often face a whole slew of potential issues, starting with seasonal affective disorder for some, while others struggle with one […]

Five Stress-Management Tips for Anti-Aging

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Aging is an occurrence that causes many people to feel stress. In fact, lowering your stress level is a vital part of anti-aging. The truth is that no one is immune to aging, but some people manage to grow old gracefully. One key to aging beautifully is to […]

Managing Stress with an Anti-Anxiety Diet

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Many people who are looking for stress management might not realize that one of the greatest ways to reduce stress and anxiety is right under their nose. The foods that we consume each and every day play a vital role in creating stress or increasing happiness, and can act […]

Hack Your Hormones: Why Using Fitness to Unwind Works

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Absolutely everyone is exposed to stress, but we all handle it in different ways. Unfortunately, most people find unhealthy ways to cope with their stress. Emotional eating, tobacco use and excessive drinking are all avenues people use to handle stress, whether it is from work, relationship troubles or […]