Posts Tagged ‘Stress Management’

Heart Disease in Women: It’s a Big Deal

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 16:17 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Heart disease in women is a big deal. The number one killer of women is heart disease. In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease.
This post addresses signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women, important numbers you ought to know, and ways to help reduce […]

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Q&A with Tara Stiles: Yoga Instructor to Deepak Chopra

Monday, January 24, 2011 15:40 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
“When your mind starts to wander to your thoughts try to guide your attention back to your breath. This is the practice. Our thoughts will probably never disappear, but we can become more aware of them and guide our focus back to our breath.” -Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles, my colleague at […]

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Managing Stress: How To Deal With The Drama For A Happier, Healthier You

Sunday, December 20, 2009 22:20 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
One Simple Technique Can Help You Manage Stress
“Oh, hello Drama, it’s you again! I really could do without you showing up right now. You seem to show up at the wrong times. Sometimes, I’ll admit it, I like a little drama. A little drama is a good thing. It keeps […]

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Yoga: It’s Cool Like Tara Stiles and It’s Great for Your Health

Sunday, November 8, 2009 11:36 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[Today, I’m taking a quick break from writing on the swine flu, and I’m bringing you a post that is a little lighter and fun.  I hope you enjoy it.]

Yoga for Beginners

Tara Stiles is so cool.
I don’t know Tara Stiles, I’ve never met Tara Stiles, and I’ve never even spoken […]

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3 Ways to Boost Your Health: Meditate, Connect With Friends & Smile

Saturday, September 19, 2009 13:10 No Comments

3 Simple Things to Boost Your Health
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

1.  Meditate
You may feel that you need to be in a lotus pose or in a spa like environment to gain the benefits of mediation, but truth is you can be anywhere.
You can meditate while waiting in line at the post office, in a […]

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