Learn How to Meditate

This past week, I read many comments from you from my last posts, Instagrams followers, Facebook followers, and my Brazilian Fb Group members saying that you did not know how to meditate to let go of stress. Lately, I have been focusing on the subject STRESS because stress is the biggest cause of disease, and it … Continue reading Learn How to Meditate

How Expectations Cause Stress and How To Manage It

It can be very difficult to manage stress when we are under the pressure of expectations.  We may stress out about the pressure that others put on us, but what I believe really makes us stressed out, leading us to even become sick, are the expectations that we put upon ourselves. As I have written before, it is … Continue reading How Expectations Cause Stress and How To Manage It

How Stress Affects Weight

It is true: Stress affects weight. So many people get upset with themselves because they do everything by the book when it comes to weight loss, and don't see results. They put so much effort into exercising every day, logging their foods, not eating too much and still, their weight either goes up or gets … Continue reading How Stress Affects Weight

Breaking Through Self-Hatred

I remember the first time that I looked into the mirror and didn't see myself, I saw a stranger. In a blink of an eye, my eyes became judgemental towards every part of my body: I didn't like the way my hair fell on my face, or how skinny my legs looked, or that my … Continue reading Breaking Through Self-Hatred

How Stress Can Make You Sick

We all know that stress can make us sick, but nobody really talks about HOW. With this post, I will try to explain to you how stress may be affecting your body so that you can start becoming more self-aware and start making changes now,  for a healthier and happier you. Imagine that you are … Continue reading How Stress Can Make You Sick

Exciting News About Disease Prevention

"Today's Health Care is focused on sickness care. My focus is to make sickness and disease PREVENTION your health care, as you take control or your life, with your every day choices." - Gabi Brandao. All of my work has to do with disease prevention. The research that I've done over the last 6 years … Continue reading Exciting News About Disease Prevention

How to protect yourself from the Flu

The more we go to the doctor's office or hospital, the bigger the chance of us getting sick/sicker. The reason for this is obvious: people go to the doctor when they are sick, so by visiting the doctor's office we are more exposed to viruses and bacteria and those that transmit diseases such as the … Continue reading How to protect yourself from the Flu

You can’t lose weight… Is it your genes’ fault?

Are your genes affecting your weight and your health? Are you on a diet but still can't lose weight? What's going on, is it your fault or your genes' fault? Being proactive is very important, especially as we age. Yes, our genes play a big role as we age, but the good news is that … Continue reading You can’t lose weight… Is it your genes’ fault?

Passive, Assertive or Aggressive?

"People will notice the change in your attitude towards them, but they won't notice their behavior that made you change." I don't know about you, but I have had my share of giving excuses about how I feel. I mean, the feelings belong to ME, no one else, so why should I be giving excuses? … Continue reading Passive, Assertive or Aggressive?

How To Recover After Eating Holiday Foods

We have all been there: we are doing great at sticking to our diet plans, living a healthy lifestyle, eating a well, controlled, and balanced life... and then... BOOM! November comes and, in a flip of a second (or more like a month - from the end of November until the end of December), all … Continue reading How To Recover After Eating Holiday Foods