The Toronto Sun, Frazzled Hurried Woman!

My book, Frazzled Hurried Woman! Your Stress Relief Guide to Thriving…Not Merely Surviving is featured in The Toronto Sun! The Saturday Sun, October 27, 2012 Reassess stress New book coaches women on handling modern life RITA DEMONTIS, Toronto Sun Frazzled, hurried … women. Is there any other kind? And when has stress become the new … Read more

Micronutrients & Mental Health: Something to Think About

  Mental Illness Awareness  When someone has a broken leg, skin rash, or cancer, no one talks about stigma. When its mental health there seems to be this ‘hush hush’ attitude. No one talks about it – it used to be that way with cancer, until many women started speaking out. There are breast cancer … Read more

Anti-anxiety Tips To Help You Stay Calm

Do you sometimes get anxious when you are upset with someone or before a presentation? Do you feel stressed, a lack of control and don’t know how you’ll cope. It’s time for some anti-anxiety steps to calm your mind. Two stress chemicals adrenaline and cortisol are produced by the adrenal glands in response to stress. … Read more

Depression and Other Mental Illnesses Respond to Lifestyle, Diet and Nutrient Therapy

The weekend of April 27 – 29, 2012, I attended the outstanding 41st Annual International OMT (Orthomolecular Medicine Today) conference in Vancouver, B.C. Initially, in the early years, this conference sponsored by the charitable foundation, ISF (International Schizophrenia Foundation), was mostly focused on therapeutic nutritional treatments of schizophrenia. Their focus grew to encompass all forms … Read more

Holistic Nutrition to Tune Up Your Brain

“You are what you eat!” In anticipation of Mental Health Week (May 7-13) the following nutrition tips will underscore the need for nutrients through better diet and supplementation to feed the body and the brain. Improved nutrition coupled with stress reduction are a healthy pair to help combat the detrimental effects of a busy, hurried lifestyle … Read more

Does Your Diet Rate As Natural Anxiety Medicine? Take the Food and Mood Quiz

Do you experience tiredness after eating, or do you feel anxious a few hours after you’ve skipped lunch? If you also have a high sugar diet, you may need to shore up your facts about healthy eating. See how your food choices rate in this next quiz. Food & Mood Quiz Scoring: Give yourself one … Read more