How to Manage Friends and Family During Divorce

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Dr. Neha: I have an amazing guest with us here today. Her name’s Lori. Hi, Lori. Tell me what’s on your mind.

Lori: Recently, my husband and I filed for divorce. It’s been coming for a while. I have found that telling people one-on-one has not been simple. Most of my friends have experienced the sadness. What is difficult is how to set expectations since our normal sense of social behaviors will be changing and it may or may not meet the expectations of our family and friends depending on where they are in processing this change in our relationship.

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Community in the Kitchen

You still have a few days to watch a replay of the webcast “Two Doctors Talk Detox Secrets,”  where Dr. Hyman and I talk through the challenges of sticking to a diet and how to outsmart the mental and emotional road bumps that can easily throw you off track.

Cooking for one can be a drag. Even if you’re a mom or dad cooking for many, spending hours alone in the kitchen can feel like a chore. And for something that you need to do day in and day out,

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Drs. Mark Hyman & Neha Sangwan Are Stopping By for a Home Visit


Have you ever wished your doctor would make a home visit? Or even if you could just say, “Hey, Doc, show me what you mean when you said I need to eat better! How do I start my day with something quick, but still healthy and delicious?” That would really help you achieve and sustain your health goals, right? Well, today, your wish is granted.

Sometimes you just need a boost to set yourself up for success. Today’s video blog will show you exactly how to do that. Join Dr. Mark Hyman and me in the kitchen,

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The Real Reason You Fall off the Health Wagon


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Reserve your spot for a free online event with myself and Mark Hyman, M.D. to explore what really undermines your ability to attain optimal health. It’s called “Two Doctors Talk Detox Secrets: De-Stress, Lose Weight, Feel Great!Claim your spot here (it’s free!).

After moving to NYC and experiencing one crazy winter—dare I say that I’m feeling a little spring fever? So much so, that I’ve committed to resetting my physical health by taking on a 10-day detox that my friend,

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Choose Your Method Wisely

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This week we’re going to work on something called Choosing Your Communication Method Wisely. The reason I chose this is because so many people have asked me questions like, “Did I do this wrong? Did I communicate with somebody in the wrong way? Is that what caused a problem?” What they’re talking about is the method in which they communicated. “Should I not have emailed? Should I have texted instead? Or shown up in person?” Good questions!

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Manage Stress Through Soft-Belly Breathing

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Have you ever felt stressed or overwhelmed—and then become completely annoyed when somebody chimed in with, “Hey, just take a deep breath.” Today, you’re going to learn about a very underused yet extremely powerful tool called soft-belly breathing. I didn’t learn about this in medical school. In medical school I learned about the science of the body and of the lungs, but I learned on a practical level how I could use soft-belly breathing to decrease my stress levels in my everyday life.

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The Prescription to Make Your Dreams Come True

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When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up? At various points, I remember wanting to be a ballerina, a tennis player and eventually a doctor. The most memorable answer I’ve heard was from a 5-year-old girl who boldly declared she was going to be a teacher, a scientist or a butterfly. She hadn’t quite decided yet. When you let your imagination run wild, what do you dream of?

Today, I’m proud to share with you one of my dreams-come-true—and how the lessons I’ve learned can help you!

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How to Make the Right Decision Every Time

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Have you ever wondered why some areas of your life work so well and others don’t? Most likely it has to do with the day-to-day choices you’re making. Yet you might not even realize you often react—just to avoid discomfort rather than responding thoughtfully to what’s in your best interest long term.

You might be wondering, why then would you do something that isn’t in your own best interest? Well, biologically, your brain is wired to seek pleasure and avoid pain. But once you understand a simple,

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3 Tips for Successful Conversations

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Have you ever hesitated to have a conversation with someone because you doubted if it was the right time? Or because you weren’t sure if your concern was legitimate enough? I received a question about this everyday dilemma from a woman in Chicago. And I knew it was time to share a few quick and easy tools that ensure confidence when it’s time to say, “Can we talk?” If you’ve ever experienced this awkward moment of self doubt, make sure you set yourself up for success—every time—by watching this video.

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Chai = Love

Chai = Love

Chai (tea) was a staple growing up in our Indian household.  We had chai when a neighbor stopped by to say hi.  When I needed a break from studying or work, the answer was chai.  Experiencing a three o’clock energy dip? …must be time for chai.  After dinner… you got it – chai-time.  I don’t recall my parents or their friends ever saying it was too late for chai or that they had had enough chai that day. Anytime was chai-time.

Almost every morning for 48 years, my dad has made bed tea for my mom and any of us lucky enough to be home. 

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