Posts Tagged ‘behavioral health’

Does Business Travel Bring More Obesity Risk?

July 14, 2021 — We’re traveling again. For business, for pleasure, or simply for sanity. People are getting out and around because getting the vaccine means it’s safe again. Confinement brought many people some extra weight. But a new study is telling us that more business travel means more risk of obesity. How can it be that this seems […]

A Lifestyle Free of Obesity, Which Is Not a Lifestyle

August 25, 2020 — Having obesity is not a lifestyle. Obesity is a chronic disease. But not having obesity is a lifestyle. In fact, it’s a lifestyle that sets a person free from years of having major chronic diseases. Like obesity. This is the logic Solja Nyberg, Archana Singh-Manoux, and Mika Kivimäki offer us in JAMA Internal Medicine this […]

Seven Sound Strategies for Taming Coronavirus Anxiety

March 22, 2020 — Author: Jelena Kecmanovic Adjunct Professor of Psychology Georgetown University As the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues its global spread and the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases continues to increase, anxiety related to the outbreak is on the rise too. As a psychologist, I am seeing this in my practice already. Although feeling anxiety in response to a […]

A New Behavioral Program: Suspended Animation

March 20, 2020 — All around the world, we have a new commitment to suspense. Education is suspended. So, too are daycare and preschools. Office work? In large measure, that simply doesn’t exist right now. In fact, it seems like the pattern of our lives has become suspended animation. The Pause Button For a small minority, this might be […]