Vicki Griffin, MS, Human Nutrition, MPA, is the Director of Lifestyle Matters, the creator of the Lifestyle Matters Health Intervention Series, the editor of Balance Magazine,and author of Living Free, Foods for Thought, and Simple Solutions—Diet and Stress. She lectures and teaches worldwide on the relationship between lifestyle and stress, brain health, and chronic disease.
The Lifestyle Matters materials and programs are designed to help you improve physical health, optimize mental function, overcome addictions, and discover the keys to wholeness of body, mind, and spirit. We hear a lot about how diet and lifestyle affect the risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. But lifestyle factors also have a powerful effect on multiple brain and body systems. The Lifestyle Matters series helps you learn and implement simple but powerful strategies that can help you:
- Lower stress and depression
- Improve memory, learning, and mood
- Lower risk of dementia
- Achieve and maintain a healthful weight without severe diets or gimmicks
- Reduce your risk for lifestyle diseases
- Overcome food cravings and food addictions
- Overcome substance and behavioral addictions
- Provide powerful health tools for reaching your community
Mind/Body Connections: Nutrition’s Link with Mood, Memory, Learning, and BehaviorWhen it comes to weight management, mood, cravings, and appetite control, the battle is for the brain—not the bulge. Learn how to build brain health, overcome powerful cravings, restore appetite control, and improve immune health—for good!
Depression: Lifestyle Keys for Beating the BluesWhat does it take to heal a brain ravaged by stress, broken by bad habits and the assault of environmental forces? Discover powerful tools for renewal of hope, restoration of mental function, and recovery of health in your crazy-busy world.
Mind Set MattersMindset has much to do with achieving and maintaining success in personal goals and staying committed to important priorities. Discover how to develop a mindset for overcoming obstacles; learn the steps for developing a “can do” outlook, and how to develop the “mental mettle” to “stay the course” for long-term success.