Stress seems to be a constant in most of our lives.

How can we lead a less stress-filled life? By finding positive ways to manage the daily rigors that come our way. Stress can be positive (birth of a baby, a job promotion, weddings) or it can be negative (illness, loss of job, death of loved ones), but either way, one thing is certain—it’s not going away anytime soon! Elixir will help lighten the burden stress puts on the body, mind, and spirit with posts on how to create a healthier lifestyle and habits…fundamental elements in any stress management plan.

Make Movement Fun in 5 Easy Steps

by Lisa Hartjen, MAAE, BFA

October 11th, 2016|

Looking for fun exercise ideas? Rediscover the power of play in 5 simple steps.

Foot Reflexology: Communing with Your Sole

by Nema Nyar, LMT

September 27th, 2016|

Want to reduce stress in 30 minutes or less? Try reflexology foot massage.

7 Health Apps That Could Change Your Life

by Elixir Staff

September 13th, 2016|

The 7 best health apps in the world of digital health and wellness (that you’ll actually use).

10 Practices to Help You Feel Grateful Every Day

by Elixir Staff

August 30th, 2016|

Looking to cultivate an attitude of gratitude? Find out why gratitude is essential for a healthy mind and learn how to practice thankfulness in daily life.

What’s Your Dosha — Vata, Pitta, or Kapha?

by Carrie Demers, MD

August 16th, 2016|

Why knowing your dosha can help you understand yourself better, get healthier, and find life balance.

Integrative Medicine or Holistic Medicine? Ask the Expert

by Theresa Oswald, MD

July 26th, 2016|

We asked Dr. Theresa Oswald “What is integrative medicine?” and what it means to be an integrative doctor in the Dallas, Texas area.

What Is Herbal Medicine Anyway?

by Carrie Demers, MD

July 12th, 2016|

Find out why Dr. Demers has made medicinal plants part of her daily medical practice.

What Is Biofeedback? Ask the Expert

by Bill Ryan, PhD, RN

June 16th, 2016|

"Biofeedback mirror on my palm, tell me am I stressed or am I calm?"

Wired for Touch: Connecting with Others

by Nema Nyar, LMT

June 9th, 2016|

The power of nurturing touch: why it’s important to get, and give, more of it in your life.

Chronic Pain? Ask the Expert

by Theresa Oswald, MD

June 2nd, 2016|

Integrative physician Dr. Theresa Oswald answers questions about the benefits of an integrative approach to managing chronic pain.

What Is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)? How Can It Help Me?

by Mitra Malek

May 26th, 2016|

Find out the many benefits of TCM and its overall approach to integrative medicine.

10 Healthy Habits to Add to Your Daily Routine

by Kathryn Templeton, MA. RDT/MT, E500RYT

May 19th, 2016|

These Ayurvedic daily activities will help you take care of yourself and get healthy.