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Calm in the Midst of a Storm: How to Center with Dr. Bianca Garilli, Dr. Liz Lipski and Host Paula Bartholomy

https://youtu.be/4iUfbKLJqI0 We hope you are all doing well and staying healthy in these uncertain times; we are here to lend support. Hawthorn University is sharing educational information and resources to help during Covid-19 as many may be struggling with how to implement the new guidelines for living safely, as well as our emotions. Please see read more...

5 Simple Ways to Ease Tension and Lower Stress Hormones by Amy Panetta, MA, NC

While we want to take better care of ourselves, we may struggle to find the time as we juggle the many commitments we have to our family, work, friends, and community. We often press on, sometimes even balk at the concept of self care, and cast aside the voice inside of us that is trying read more…

Trying to Manage it All? How Stress Can Affect Our Health by Amy Panetta, MA, NC

In our society, it has become a normal practice to “do it all” and balance the pressures of earning an income, success in our career, managing a home, taking care of children, and nurturing a relationship. Because of this, we feel stressed out, tired, wired, mentally foggy, and weighed down with worries, as well as read more…

AAA: Mental Health and Nutrition Education: An Underutilized Intervention for Depression, Anxiety and ADHD with Vicki Steine (DSC Graduate 2014)

Did you know that proper diet and supplements can have a beneficial effect on mental health and neurological issues?  Vicki Steine is a graduate from Hawthorn’s doctoral program and has a great story to share revealing how her education at Hawthorn influences her social work. Join us and Vicki for Mental Health and Nutrition Education: read more...

Say NO to Benzodiazepines for Anxiety! with Trudy Scott, CN

Announcements and Food News You Can Use! segment: 0:00 - 11:25 Trudy Scott Webinar presentation: 11:25 - 1:42:34 Are benzodiazepines more addictive than heroin? * Benzodiazepines can be prescribed for anxiety (and other conditions). Hawthorn University welcomes Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott, CN as she presents Say NO to Benzodiazepines for Anxiety! on Hawthorn University's read more...

Nutrition Solutions from The Anxiety Summit: New Research, Trends and Opinions with Trudy Scott, CN

Could diet and nutrition be central determinants of mental health? Find out when Trudy Scott, CN provides evidence presented at The Anxiety Summit, seasons 1 and 2, which has showcased vitally important research now available to integrative practitioners and to people who suffer with anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety and OCD. The gut-brain connection and microbiome, read more...

Pyroluria: A Social Anxiety Condition with Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott, CN

Pyroluria is an inherited but not commonly recognized condition that is associated with inner tension and anxiety, especially in social settings. It is made worse by stress, is more common than we realize and has overlaps with social anxiety and introversion. Carl Pfeiffer did the initial research while working with schizophrenic patients and found that read more...

Food and Mood: The Science Behind the Effects of Food on Anxiety, Social Phobia and Panic Attacks and Supporting a Healthy Mood with Trudy Scott, CN

In this presentation, Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott will delve into the current evidence surrounding the connection between food and mood and discuss recent studies that support this for anxiety disorders. How to maintain a healthy and stable mood will be discussed, offering solutions for the food-mood connection such as which foods to eat, specific read more...