Dr. Holly Atkinson has engaged national audiences on achieving wellness for more than 20 years. She is the senior on-air Medical Correspondent and Chief of Medical Affairs for HealthiNation, the leading consumer health video network, is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and is Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
With degrees in both medicine and journalism, she possesses a unique blend of experience and skill-medical expertise, media savvy and business acumen. Dr. Atkinson has worked in print, broadcast television and web-based technologies for both consumers and medical professionals and has extensive international business experience.
Stress and fatigue are problems that increasingly plague American women–and too often, not taken seriously. Increased economic hardship- added to balancing work and family, caring for aging parents, and coping with the daily onslaught of demands, just to name a few-have all contributed to unprecedented levels of stress and fatigue. But the good news is something can be done. Speaking from her own experience and myriad other women, Dr. Atkinson reveals the major energy drainers and major energy boosters, and gives powerful practical pointers on how to beat stress and tip the energy balance. Women come away from this speech having laughed a lot and learned not only about how to conquer fatigue, but how to live their best life.
We are living in “a land flowing with milk and honey” and it’s killing us. Our Western lifestyle drives inflammation in the body, which plays a primary role in the development of our killer diseases. Our society also promotes shallow and self-centered behavior, leading to depression and despair. Our deliverance, insists Dr. Atkinson, will come not from diet or exercise alone, but from expanding our sense of what it means to live a good life. Revolutionary new studies reveal that “doing good is good for you.” In this hard-hitting and life-changing session, participants discover how to achieve their best physical health, unleash natural sources of healing and energy and infuse purpose and meaning into their lives, thereby creating more joy and fulfillment.
Dr. Atkinson cuts through the clutter of information to give audiences the bottom line on achieving optimal health. She goes straight to the heart of matter, teaching participants where they’ll get the “biggest bang for their buck.” Because we all increasingly have limits on our energy and finances, Dr. Atkinson focuses on what’s really important. She reveals what works, what doesn’t, and where we should spend our precious time and hard-earned money to achieve optimal health. In this session, participants will learn which lifestyle behaviors really deserve our attention, what is “must have” versus what is dispensable, and where to find the best values-in food, vitamins, and medications. This speech is a “must hear” for anyone interested in staying healthy in hard times!