Items Tagged ‘holiday season’

Beating Holiday Stress

December 17, 2018

Beating Holiday Stress

By uclahealth uclahealth

The holiday season brings joy to many Americans, but it may also lead to heightened stress. During this busy time of year you may be adding more obligations to your already full schedule or feel pressured to spend more than your bank account allows. Effectively managing holiday stress can help you enjoy the season. Tips […]

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Tags: healthy habits, healthy holidays, holiday season, holiday stress, managing holiday stress, Stress tips


Not just for celebs: meditation provides real-life health benefits

December 20, 2016

Not just for celebs: meditation provides real-life health benefits

By Roxanne Moster rmoster

Tina Turner does it.  So does Katy Perry, Sting, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and a host of other celebrities. When not strutting the concert stage or cat walk, they’re grooving to meditation’s benefits. While celebrity isn’t a reason to try meditation, it did make me a bit more curious. These are people who must surely have at […]

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, celebrity, chronic disease, chronic illnesses, dementia, Diana Winston, Dr. Marvin G. Belzer, emotions, health problems, heart disease, holiday season, improve sleep


Five ways to make the holiday season more meaningful

December 19, 2016

Five ways to make the holiday season more meaningful

By uclahealth uclahealth

Sick of all the materialism of the holiday season? Many families are eager to inject more meaning into their family traditions. Activities such as serving a meal at a soup kitchen or buying toys and mittens for children in need are always great options, but they aren’t the only ways to focus on the people […]

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Tags: charitable acts, children, family friction, family traditions, gifts, holiday, holiday season, materialism, tradition, traditions


Healthy holidays: Plan now for a fit and festive season

October 12, 2016

Healthy holidays: Plan now for a fit and festive season

By uclahealth uclahealth

It’s not officially the holiday season yet, but Halloween candy is already piling up on store shelves. Indulgence (and potential overindulgence) is just around the corner. Instead of resigning yourself to letting all good habits go and planning to pick them back up in January, why not strategize now? That way, you’ll stay on schedule […]

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Tags: accidental injuries, cancer, daily routine, healthy holidays, high blood pressure, holiday season, holiday stress, liver disease, managing stress, overspending, physical activity