Kellie Marksberry

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Stress, Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss

Are you or a loved one at increased risk for Alzheimer's, a fatal disease for which there is no cure?  More and more people complain of problems remembering familiar names, phone number, or where they put their glasses, keys, etc.  Loss of memory, especially for recent events, is quite common in the elderly, [...]

By | 2016-03-23T12:54:31+00:00 January 16th, 2014|Chairman's Blog|

Why Reducing Stress Is Much More Important Than Lowering Cholesterol

Most people believe that heart attacks are due to fatty foods that elevate blood cholesterol, which somehow clogs up the coronary arteries and eventually obstructs blood flow. As a result, we are urged to restrict fat, and if necessary, lower cholesterol with statins, which block the production of cholesterol, and/or other drugs that inhibit its [...]

By | 2016-03-23T12:56:51+00:00 November 2nd, 2013|Chairman's Blog|

The Power of a Theme

How can you use a “theme” to support your growth and performance? By repeating it over and over and over and over--upon starting your day, in response to the demands of the day, upon ending your day, and when evaluating each and every move of your day. Tape it to the mirror; sticky note it [...]

By | 2016-03-23T12:58:04+00:00 February 1st, 2013|Daily Life|

10 Actions for Responding to a Veteran in Crisis

10 Actions for Responding to a Veteran in Crisis Calls involving military vets require a different approach and tactics than other subjects. For more than a decade now, our country has been at war in two very different locations, with very different missions. In that time, more than 2.2 million troops have deployed and served [...]

By | 2016-03-23T12:58:28+00:00 February 1st, 2013|Combat Stress|

‘I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother’: A Mom’s Perspective On The Mental Illness Conversation In America

Written by Lisa Long, Republished from Huffington Post. Friday’s horrific national tragedy -- the murder of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut -- has ignited a new discussion on violence in America. In kitchens and coffee shops across the country, we tearfully debate the many faces of violence [...]

By | 2016-03-23T12:58:48+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Daily Life|

Are you a Stress Addict?

Contributed By: AIS Fellow Dr. Heidi Hanna.  Dr. Hanna serves on the AIS Daily Life Stress Board and as the Associate Editor for AIS's Contentment magazine.  For more information on how stress impacts the brain and how to train relaxation, check out her book, SHARP: Simple Strategies to Boost Your Brainpower, or visit her Brain [...]

By | 2016-03-23T13:00:09+00:00 November 30th, 2012|Daily Life|