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Dig In To a Garden To Get Healthier, Happier

July 2, 2019

Dig In To a Garden To Get Healthier, Happier

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After the dust settles on the red, white and blue celebrations later this week, consider turning your attention to another color: green. It’s a familiar one to gardeners, who reap a host of physical and mental health benefits from time spent planting and pruning.

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Tags: Anya Guy, Dr Vandana Bhide, Dr. Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic Minute, Mayo Clinic News Network


Laughing at Work Is Good for You -- and That's No Joke

January 22, 2019

Laughing at Work Is Good for You — and That’s No Joke

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Researchers have found that taking time to laugh during the workday is not just good for relieving stress and boosting engagement. It’s also good for business.

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Tags: Dr. Amit Sood, Integrative Medicine and Health, Mayo Clinic News Network, Mindfulness


How to Set Down Your Device and Start Paying Attention

August 7, 2018

How to Set Down Your Device and Start Paying Attention

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A recent study found that teens spend an average of nine hours each day looking at a screen. Adults who are determined to not let that be true for their kid will first need to look in the mirror.

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Tags: Dr Angela Mattke, Dr. Amit Sood


May 4, 2017

Stressing the Importance of De-stressing

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Amit Sood, M.D., wrote the book on stress. Or more accurately, the book on avoiding it. Dr. Sood is the author of the Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living. He also leads the Mayo Clinic Mind-Body Initiative and is director of research and practice at the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program. With bona […]

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Tags: Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, Dr. Amit Sood, Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-free Living


February 14, 2017

A Guide to Making Valentine’s Day Happy (and Heart Healthy)

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Today is Feb. 14. You know what that means, right? Yes, it’s Ferris Wheel Day. And the eve of National Gumdrop Day. And just two days until Do a Grouch a Favor Day. Speaking of which, it’s also Valentine’s Day, and if you’ve been distracted by other celebrations and find yourself still looking for a […]

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Tags: Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Amy Pollak, Dr. Carolyn Landolfo


December 1, 2016

Doctor Offers Practical Tips for Unwrapping the Gift of Happiness Any Time of Year

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While attending medical school in India, Amit Sood, M.D., saw firsthand the effects poverty, malnutrition and disease had on his patients. He also witnessed the aftereffects of a chemical spill that claimed the lives of nearly 4,000 residents of his hometown. When he moved to the United States to continue his medical training, Dr. Sood […]

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September 27, 2016

Mayo Clinic Minute Reporter Jeff Olsen Practices What He Preaches

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When it comes to his health, Jeff Olsen has always tried to do the right thing. But sometimes, life has gotten in the way of those good intentions. (We can relate.) “I’m a husband, a father of four, I work two jobs,” Jeff explains, adding that his full schedule and full life have sometimes led […]

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Tags: Dr James Levine, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Karen Grothe, Jeff Olsen, Katherine Zeratsky, Mayo Clinic Minute


January 5, 2016

New Year’s Resolutions for the Easily Discouraged

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January. The month that for many of us brings distressing post-holiday news from weight scales, guilt-inspired resolutions, new gym memberships, and, by month’s end, a sinking feeling that we’re losing more inertia than pounds. Even though workout plans tell you to start slowly, and diet plans (at least the legitimate ones) tell you not to […]

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Tags: Dr Edward Laskowski, Dr James Levine, Dr. Amit Sood, Kay Yost


December 1, 2015

Give the Gift of Gratitude

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Don’t look now, but today is Dec. 1, and the holiday season is upon us. This year, instead of making a last-minute dash to the hardware store, convenience store or car wash (wish you were on Cory’s gift list?), why not give those you love something totally out of the box (so to speak). Give […]

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Tags: Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Joseph Sirven


January 29, 2015

This Is Your Brain … Paying Attention

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The other day we spotted some sage advice in the virtual pages of The Atlantic on intentionality and attentiveness from Mayo’s own Amit Sood, M.D. Naturally, we stopped and paid attention. In the article, “Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen,” we learned that giving things due consideration is not so natural these days as “most of […]

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Tags: Dr. Amit Sood, Intentionality, Mindfulness, Wellness


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