Tag: Healthy Living

Heart Health: Navigating Cardio Wellness With Dr. Kimberly Perry (Ep. 39)

Heart Health: Navigating Cardio Wellness With Dr. Kimberly Perry (Ep. 39)

Have you been taking care of your heart?

This week on Keeping the Well in Well-thy Barbara Archer and Dr. Kimberly Perry speak from the heart about your cardiovascular health. Join them as they decode heart attack symptoms, reveal stroke indicators, and offer preventive measures you can adopt for a happy ticker.

Dr. Kimberly discusses: 

  • Types of heart disease and their symptoms
  • Stroke identification using the F.A.S.T. mnemonic
  • Lifestyle changes that could help prevent heart disease
  • Stress reduction, dietary choices, and fitness routines for optimal heart well-being 
  • And more

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About Dr. Kimberly Perry: 

Dr. Kimberly Perry is the National Chief Medical Officer for Valor Healthcare, providing our veterans with community-based outpatient care. As Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Perry is responsible for clinical quality, medical efficiency, clinical practice guidelines, and medical compliance for the company. She is a frequent speaker for the American Heart Association and for their  Go Red for Women,  the national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.

Valuable Insights on Diabetes Care and Management with Dr. Kevin Peterson (Ep.35)

Valuable Insights on Diabetes Care and Management with Dr. Kevin Peterson (Ep.35)

Why is early detection and prevention crucial in managing diabetes? What proactive measures can we take to prevent complications associated with the disease?

Let’s discuss this topic with the professional insight of Dr. Peterson.

In this release, Barbara Archer and Dr. Kevin Peterson, Vice President of Primary Care, at the American Diabetes Association, explore the differences between type one and type two diabetes, the importance of early detection, and the role of lifestyle changes in disease management. 

Dr. Peterson highlights advancements in treatment, the impact of diabetes on mental and sexual health, and the importance of exercise. He shares optimism for future treatments and stresses the value of resources like the ADA for support! 

This episode is a highly resourceful guide for you if you are affected by or interested in preventing diabetes!

Dr. Peterson discusses: 

  • The complexities of diabetes including types, risks, and symptoms
  • His recommended lifestyle modifications & the key to diabetes management
  • Some recent advancements in diabetes treatment & the impact of the disease on mental health
  • His optimism for the future of diabetes treatment including a potential cure for Type 1 
  • And more

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About Our Guest: 

Kevin is the Vice President of Primary Care and Quality at the American Diabetes Association or a DA and Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Prior to this position at the A DA, Dr. Peterson directed the Center of Excellence in Primary Care with additional appointments in the Institute for Health Informatics and the Institute for Engineering and Medicine, a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr. Peterson has published hundreds of scientific articles and publications focusing on diabetes care, clinical trials, and medical engineering. 

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The Power of Self-Care with Catherine Canadeo (Ep. 30)

The Power of Self-Care with Catherine Canadeo (Ep. 30)

In a world that often pulls us in multiple directions, finding equilibrium and prioritizing our well-being can seem like an elusive quest. However, fear not, for Barbara and Catherine are here to guide you through the labyrinth of self-care, offering invaluable insights that will revolutionize your approach to mental health and overall well-being.

In this episode, Barbara Archer and renowned wellness industry leader Catherine Canadeo come together to unravel the secrets of self-care. Drawing from her wide-ranging knowledge, Catherine Canadeo delves deep into the heart of self-care, debunking common myths and unveiling the profound cultural influences that shape our understanding of this vital practice.

Barbara and Catherine discuss:

  • Cultural influences and debunking self-care myths, providing insightful perspectives.
  • A variety of digital tools curated to enhance your well-being and self-care practices.
  • The transformative ‘Haven technique’, a powerful method for effectively managing stress, anxiety, and finding inner peace.
  • And so much more!

 

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About our Guest: 

Catherine Canadeo is the CEO of Catherine Canadeo Health and Wellness Corp. She is a Holistic Health Coach, Board Certified through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, Integrative Nutritionist and Wellness Ambassador, Allied Health member of The American Anti- Aging Medicine A4M. International Association of Health Coaches. She is also a Certified Workplace Ambassador. Catherine has coached and consulted with hundreds of private clients and corporations; she teaches workshops and is a keynote speaker for corporate meetings and conferences. She offers concierge executive wellness coaching as advisor for C-level managers and corporations. She is the official Health and Wellness Consultant for Hemophilia B Coalition Women’s and Mens’s Retreats. She is the Integrative Nutritionist and Health/Life Coach for Westbury Integrated Collective. Her customized plans are designed for weight loss, food sensitivities, detox programs, autoimmune disease, diabetes, hormonal imbalances, stress management and more. Her holistic programs for weight neutral, non-diet approach focuses on developing life enhancing, pleasurable and sustainable self care practices. Her motto is “It’s not what you’re eating, It’s what’s eating you”. She has been featured on News 12, and writes a monthly column in Dan’s Papers, LI Home, and Long Island Press. She was honored as a Power Woman of Long Island in 2021. Catherine has been nominated as a Premier Business Woman of Long Island 2022. Catherine is a featured panelists for Ivy Edge Leadership Conference 2022. 

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3 Rules for Better Work-Life Balance with Dr. Ashley Whillans (Ep. 10)

3 Rules for Better Work-Life Balance with Dr. Ashley Whillans (Ep. 10)

Do you ever feel like you are on overload? Too much to do, too little time! Is this stress depleting your happiness and ability to do things for yourself? 

In this episode, Barbara Archer is joined by Dr. Ashley Whillans, an assistant professor in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit, at Harvard Business School and a Ph.D. graduate in social psychology from the University of British Columbia. Her award-winning research has been published in top academic journals and popular media outlets, including the Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. 

Dr. Whillans discusses the recipe for living a more time-affluent life to live happier. With all of our responsibilities and distractions, it’s easy to lose track and lead a life less focused on the things that bring us joy. She is here to enlighten us on how we can all refocus our attention so that we become more intentional and purposeful with the time we have.

Dr. Ashley Whillans discusses: 

  • The 3 rules to better work-life management
  • The psychological experience of time affluence and time poverty
  • How her personal story shaped her mission and vision 
  • Her strategy of finding time, funding time, and reframing time
  • The importance of our awareness of digital distractions
  • …and more!

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About our Guest: 

Ashley holds a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of British Columbia. She is currently a tenure-track faculty member in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School, teaching the Negotiation and Motivation and Incentives courses to MBA students and Executives. In both 2015 and 2018, she was named a “Rising Star of Behavioral Science” by the International Behavioral Exchange and the Behavioral Science and Policy Association. In 2016, she co-founded the Department of Behavioral Science in the Policy, Innovation, and Engagement Division of the British Columbia Public Service Agency. Her research has been published in top academic journals and popular media press outlets including Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

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