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VIDEO: Tips on How to Manage Stress During the Holiday Season

December 21st, 2017|Categories: Daily Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

AIS Executive Director Dr. Heidi Hanna was interviewed on Good Morning San Diego on Tips on How to Manage Stress During the Holiday Season.   There is about a 40% increase in stress during the holidays. What [...]

Contentment Magazine: December 2017

December 20th, 2017|Categories: Daily Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Holiday Issue In this issue:  Relax Your New Year's Resolutions by Alan Ruth, PhD, MBA, MA, FAIS, FRSB Your Brain's Letter to Santa by Cynthia Ackril, MD, FAIS Turn Holiday Stressing into a Blessing by [...]

Busting Holiday Stress: Newsmax Health

December 11th, 2017|Categories: Daily Life|Tags: , , , , , |

“Studies show that our appetite for sweets increases quite dramatically when we experience chronic stress which makes the holiday season prime time for expanding your waistline,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, executive director of the American Institute [...]

5 Ways to Make Decisions Less Stressful!

December 5th, 2017|Categories: Daily Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Cynthia Ackrill, MD, FAIS The second your brain shifts into consciousness each morning, you start analyzing your world, assigning meanings, weighing pro’s and con’s, and predicting outcomes—from what to eat/wear/do/watch/read, to how to think/feel/behave, [...]