When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough - High Fashion’s Dark Secrets

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller May 25, 2014
It’s not easy to learn to love yourself in a culture where even famous beauties are told they’re not good enough. But by rejecting fashion’s norms and pressures, you will be happier, healthier, and more at peace. So what can you do today to love yourself as you are? [More]

Self-Acceptance & Stress Reduction via Self-Understanding: MBTI® Thinking & Feeling, Pt 3

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller May 14, 2014
In Part 1, we introduced the Myers–Briggs Personality Indicator® and the first pair of characteristics, Introversion and Extroversion. In Part 2 we explored the second pair, Intuition and Sensation, and here in Part 3, we take a look at the third pair, Thinking and Feeling. Remember that everyone has, to varying degrees, both of the characteristics described in each of the pairs of attributes. The descriptions here are of extremes that rarely apply to real individuals, but rather indicate tendencies we all can recognize in ourselves and in others. [More]

MBTI® Personality Typing Pt 2 — Intuition & Sensation: A New Way to Understand Yourself

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller April 29, 2014
In Part 1 , we introduced the Myers–Briggs Personality Indicator and the first pair of characteristics, Introversion and Extroversion. Here we explore the second pair, Intuition and Sensation. Remember that everyone has, to varying degrees, both of the characteristics described in each of the pairs of attributes. The descriptions here are of extremes that rarely apply to real individuals, but rather indicate tendencies we all can recognize in ourselves and in others. [More]

What’s Your Type? Pt 1 Understanding Yourself, Understanding Myers–Briggs®

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller April 15, 2014
Some parts of us never really change. They are part of us, it seems, almost from the moment of birth. Understanding these aspects of who we are as revealed by MBTI can lead to greater self-acceptance, which can reduce stress by helping us to realize that we needn’t fight against our innate characteristics. It can also help us become more accepting of others, when we understand they, too, have an innate type. [More]

Expectant Moms May Ward Off Eczema and Allergies with Probiotics

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller March 18, 2014
Probiotics may help prevent allergies and eczema in children—and could even help prevent asthma. [More]

Should I Take Antidepressants for PMDD Only 2 Weeks Before My Period?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller February 4, 2014
Should you take an antidepressant for PMDD only after you ovulate? We explain below why this idea either makes no sense, or means everything we’ve been told for years about how SSRIs and antidepressants work is just plain wrong. [More]

Marijuana for PMS & PMDD Relief - Reconsidered

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller February 4, 2014
If you can use marijuana judiciously, without descending into abuse, overuse, or dependency, and it helps you, we’re happy that you’ve found an effective, natural, albeit temporary solution to your symptoms. We don’t have a judgement about it, and we are all for women taking charge of their own health. [More]

Are Multivitamins a Waste of Money?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller December 18, 2013
None of the studies that the media tells us reach an unavoidable conclusion that “vitamins are worthless” or “vitamins are bad for you” do anything of the sort. We tell you the real story that medical spokesmen and mainstream media isn't telling you. [More]

Are Vitamins Bad For You?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller December 17, 2013
For women, for people under the age of 65, and for those who choose to take high quality multivitamins, these studies don’t prove much of anything. They certainly don’t justify the headlines we’ve been seeing. [More]

Brains, Breastfeeding and Babies

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller October 29, 2013
Children who are breastfed longer have better language skills and higher intelligence later in life, according to a new study. This Harvard Medical School study followed more than 1,300 mothers and their children over a period of seven years. [More]

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