Dr. Laura Hays joins us for a conversation to share her experience in an incredibly high-stress role as an emergency room physician, especially during the pandemic, and how her exceptional leadership skills were instrumental in maintaining the effectiveness and integrity of her team during the pandemic. She is a dynamic speaker, podcaster, certified physician, coach, […]

Dr. Laura Martelly Hays MD, FACEP, Board-Certified Emergency Physician, Co-founder of Lasting Impact Wellness Group PLLC, Health & Well-Being Coach & Consultant

Are you struggling to stay healthy and optimize your physical and mental health? In this video, I’m joined by Dr. Parker Hays, M.D., to discuss the importance of sustainable wellness. Dr. Hays is a specialist in healthy living and will share with you everything you need to know about staying healthy and optimizing your physical […]

How To Optimize Your Physical and Mental Health: Sustainable Wellness, with Dr. Parker Hays, M.D.

As we ring in the new year, we bid farewell to the old and welcome a fresh start.  Perhaps we can find some blank pages awaiting the details of our next chapters. How will your story go? Do you have ambitions and dreams that are yet to be realized? As the author of your life […]

Embracing a Fresh Start: Navigating the New Year with Purpose (Dr. Laura Hays)

n the second part of our enlightening conversation with Dr. Parker Hays, we delve deeper into the practical aspects of achieving optimal health and longevity. This episode focuses on Dr. Hays’ unique perspectives on functional fitness, the invaluable lessons from his ER experiences, and the broader implications of living a longer, healthier life. Key Topics: […]

The Path to Peak Health: Dr. Parker Hays on Functional Fitness, ER Wisdom & the Art of Living Well

In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, stress has become an unavoidable part of our lives. From work deadlines to personal obligations, we are constantly bombarded with situations that trigger our stress response. However, it’s important to understand the impact that chronic stress can have on our physical and mental well-being.  While cortisol’s positive role lies […]

Understanding Cortisol’s Role in the Stress Response

In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, the quest for well-being has become paramount. Well-being encompasses more than just physical health; it encompasses a holistic approach to living a balanced and fulfilling life. As we navigate through the complexities of modern life, it is crucial to understand the various dimensions of well-being and the strategies we […]

The Pursuit of Well-Being

If you read my last post, you may remember my running hamster analogy.  That spinning of the mind is often what drives our inability to sleep, fuels our uneasiness and sometimes makes it difficult to focus on a specific goal.  In yoga, we call that “chitta vritti” – translation: consciousness fluctuations.  In medicine, we call […]

Connecting the Mind & Body

Scientists estimate there are about 35 trillion cells in the human body.  At any given moment, millions of cells are being created or destroyed – a process which constantly contributes to your development.  As humans continue to evolve, so do the diseases and afflictions that accompany us.  The medical world works frantically to keep up, […]

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