Happy November, SynerLINK Friends,
This month’s top link is to the video recording of my talk at the Mental Health Coalition of Verde Valley’s 2017 Mental Health Summit: “Innovation, Technology & the Future of Mental Health Therapy”. I was honored to share the stage with such luminaries as Dr. Leslie Korn. I hope you enjoy it!
I would also like to spend some time this month on Foundation 2 – Movement. One of my own tried-and-true tricks for the holidays is to start a new exercise resolution just before Thanksgiving. That way, my maximum motivation and willpower, which is highest early in a behavior change, overlaps with the hardest times for nutrition, with holidays, travel, and family events. This allows me to maintain a healthy weight over the holidays, and get a jump start on the New Year!
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Best wishes for your health and happiness,
Chanel Heermann, MD
QUOTE OF THE MONTH
“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.”
― Erol Ozan
THIS MONTH’S LINKS
Link of the Month:
This is a great new study showing that even a modest amount of exercise – one hour a week, at any intensity – has is potentially powerful prevention for depression.
Physical activity is also powerful prevention for Alzheimer’s.
This is a nice piece summarizing the impact of exercise on anxiety – including evidence showing that, for some people, the effects are equivalent to medication. Also includes some nice tips on cold-weather exercise!
Finally, this article has some great, practical tips to help busy moms to incorporate exercise into their daily lives.
A BIT OF HUMOR
Don’t let this be you! LOL