By Dr. Trish Leigh

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4 Ways Daylight Savings Time Messes with Your Brain & What to Do About it

Daylight Savings began this past weekend, in the wee hours of the night between Saturday and Sunday morning. It is Thursday and I know I am still suffering and my children are suffering too. It has been like waking 5 zombies from the dead this past week. The Universe even buffered the situation for us with a snow day on Monday (we were already in the car when we found out, but glad not to have to make it through a work/school day). Tuesday was a 2-hour delay, thank you Universe for letting us sleep in, but, Wednesday and Thursday have been brutal. Did you know that shifting from daylight savings time has actually been proven to seriously disrupt the functioning of your brain and body. Check out the list below and a DIY Tip for keeping/getting yourself back on track.

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New Year, New You

Happy New Year! I love, love, love the New Year. A fresh start with the intrigue of what the next year has in store. So exciting! Did you know that you can trick your brain into keeping your New Year’s Resolutions and that it is actually MORE powerful and healthier than the old school way...

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Flip the Coin to Kick the Musturbation Habit

How many things have you done today that you felt you had to do? That you simply “must” do. How many things have you projected on to others that they “must do”. You guessed it, this is musturbation. As much as I wish this term was mine, sadly it is not. It was coined by Dr. Albert Ellis, a renowned psychologist of the 20th century.

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Gatherings, Grandparents and Group Activities: How to Deal with Social Anxiety This Holiday Season

Holidays are stressful for most of us, indeed, but the holiday season can wreak havoc on the emotions of a person with social anxiety. Fear, sadness, hurriedness, anxiousness, and extreme nervousness are just a few top contenders for messing with you during the holiday season. However, the top 2 New Year’s Resolutions, last year, of people who suffer from social anxiety included: (1) feel more confident (58% of people) and (2) meet new people (47% of people). So now is the time to start working on these resolutions.

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