Wellness Archives - Gary M. Verigin, DDS, inc.
Posted on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Over the years, evidence has built up, suggesting that positive mental states can indeed affect your health for the better. Consider, for instance, how one trio of studies showed ways in which hope can affect physical well-being. In study one, greater hope was associated with depth of commitment to a healthier diet and regular exercise. […]
Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
Safe travels to those of you on the road this week and a very happy Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season for all!
Posted on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
“I made cranberry sauce, and when it was done put it into a dark blue bowl for the beautiful contrast. I was thinking, doing this, about the old ways of gratitude: Indians thanking the deer they’d slain, grace before supper, kneeling before bed. I was thinking that gratitude is too much absent in our lives […]
Posted on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
Originally posted February 10, 2016 Thoughts are powerful. When they become actions, of course, they can change the world. But even when we keep them inside our own heads, they can affect not only the way we see the world but our very health and well-being. A new study on attitudes toward aging gives a […]
Posted on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Most of us are raised to eat around emotional situations. When we have something to celebrate, we go out, have a “nice dinner,” and raise our glass. When we mourn the loss of a loved one or celebrate the birth of a child – or when we get fired or accept a new position; when […]
Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Thoughts are powerful. When they become actions, of course, they can change the world. But even when we keep them inside our own heads, they can affect not only the way we see the world but our very health and well-being. A new study on attitudes toward aging gives a powerful reminder of this. Researchers […]
Biosis #49: Finding a World of Blessings, Outer Environment/Inner Environment & A New Book on Biological Dentistry
Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
The Winter 2015 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Finding a World of Blessings If you’ve been getting our newsletter for a while, you know about my sometime struggles to turn out this column. Deadlines seem to come faster and faster. And sometimes topics do, too! […]
Posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
As we approach Thanksgiving, we share one of our favorite talks on gratitude by leading expert Dr. Robert Emmons of UC Davis: All of us here at Dr. Verigin’s office wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving and festive start to the holiday season!
Posted on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
The February 2015 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Embracing Difference I think of the patchwork quilts my great grandmother once made. From her large basket of remnants and still serviceable parts of well-worn housedresses and work shirts, she prepared patches and sewed them together. You […]
Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Following our tradition, we start the new year by taking a quick look back at the past year in the life of this blog. As ever, we remain especially grateful to all of you who check in here regularly, and who have liked, commented on and shared our posts. You are an integral part of […]