Loneliness: How to Find Harmony and Balance in Unexpected Ways

Loneliness: How to Find Harmony and Balance in Unexpected Ways

In some ways, 2020 has become synonymous with loneliness. It’s an unprecedented lonely period; a time when physical and social interactions have altogether wilted. Normal no longer exists. Instead, people are learning to readjust their lifestyles to try and find a “new normal,” whatever that may be. An unexpected side effect of a “new normal”? Loneliness. A distinct lack of social connections and social isolation have contributed to “anyone feel[ing] lonely at anytime.” Is it…

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5 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

5 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

There are simple measures you can take to help cope with anxiety. This article addresses 5 ways to cope with anxiety. “To experience anxiety is to be human, said Dimitrios Tsatiris, MD, a practicing Board-Certified psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Cleveland, Ohio. “We all experience anxiety and no one is immune to it. It’s part of the human condition,” he added. Most importantly, “the good news is…

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Healthy Design Tips for Better Sleep

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA The topic of sleep seems to be everywhere now. It’s a popular topic and it’s getting a lot of attention. Lack of sleep is a public health problem. The proper amount of sleep is essential to good health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1 in 3 adults don’t get enough sleep. Lack of sleep can wreak havoc on your health, and according to the National Institutes…

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How to Boost Happiness: New Ways to Live a Happy Lifestyle – Watch Barbara Ficarra Offer Simple Lifestyle Tips on CT Style

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA A healthy lifestyle is all about the small steps or actions that we take because it can have a big impact on our wellbeing. Watch as Barbara Ficarra talks about simple lifestyle tips you can do every day to live a healthier and happy life. From mastering the moment, to getting the right amount of sleep to expressing gratitude and kindness, and keeping your thoughts positive; Barbara dishes with…

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Media-TV: Barbara Ficarra Discusses 5 Healthy Ways to Help Boost Happiness on WTNH News 8 – CT Style

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Media:  On-Camera – TV  WTNH NEWS 8 – CT STYLE I was thrilled to join hosts Ryan Kristafer and Teresa Dufour at WTNH News 8 on CT Style to discuss 5 healthy ways to help boost happiness. (Clip coming soon.) Update: Watch here.   Connect with Barbara | Stay in touch • Visit Healthin30  • Follow Barbara on Twitter • Like Healthin30  | Like Barbara Ficarra • Become a Fan and Like Barbara on The Huffington Post…

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