Author Archives: Pat Stanford

An Epidemic of Stress

If  You’re Living a Stress-Filled Existence, You Need  Stress Management   “There is a hidden epidemic of stress in this country, and we’re going to go broke if we don’t figure out how to manage it,” says Dr. Michael Parkinson, … Continue reading

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Our Second Virtual Program

“Relax and Lose Weight” is Open! “Relax and Lose Weight” is Open! It’s taken a while to work out some of the kinks, but our online weight reduction program is finally live. We’re excited to announce this. We’ve heard from … Continue reading

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Our Virtual “Stop Smoking/Stop Vaping in 72 Hours” is Open!

Our First Virtual Program is Open!We’re excited to announce that during this time, when gathering is so problematic, the opportunity to take our classes and to stay focused on healthy living has expanded. The Stop Smoking Program is open and … Continue reading

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Is Vaping a Safe Way to Stop Smoking Cigarettes?

Should You Be Vaping Instead of Smoking Cigarettes? The marketing of vaping as a safe way to stop smoking cigarettes has had a huge impact on many smokers.  Consequently, smoking e–cigarettes — aka vaping — has never been hotter. The past … Continue reading

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Stress Management and Sleep Disturbances

Being Able to Manage Stress is Critical to Getting Good Quality, Restorative Sleep   Over the years, we have worked with clients who have various stress related disorders such as panic attacks and anxiety. Learning to manage stress is also critically … Continue reading

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Is Employee Wellness Passe?

A lot has changed since we started doing employee wellness seminars some twenty years ago.  Most of what we spent time on, way back when, was Smoking Cessation.  As many of you know, the demand for Smoking Cessation Programs has … Continue reading

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Curb Emotional Eating and Supercharge Weight Reduction

Are you engaging in emotional eating?   Take back control with these ideas.   Emotional eating is a sure way to sabotage  weight reduction by leading you to overeat, especially highly-processed, unhealthy foods. But the good news is that if you’re prone … Continue reading

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Does Stress Return When Vacation’s Over?

  Two weeks in paradise may alleviate the stress, but what happens when you get back? If there is one thing that almost all of our clients, young and old, have in common, it’s chronic stress.  The truth is,  even a month long … Continue reading

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Think You Can’t Stop Smoking, Think Again

You Can Stop Smoking!     Over the years, we have met countless individuals who have a whole list of reasons why they can’t stop smoking.  They think that they’re “too addicted”.  They tell us that they smoke too much and … Continue reading

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Visualize Your Goals and Conquer Negativity

Visualization Can Help Us to Become More Optimistic                                         How can you possibly visualize your goals when your mental chatter is constantly negative?  The first step is to become aware of the mental chatter or what we like to call our negative mantras.  … Continue reading

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