Bio

Dr. Kathleen Hall, internationally recognized lifestyle expert in stress, work-life balance and mindful living, is the founder and CEO of The Stress Institute (www.stressinstitute.com ), and The Mindful Living Network (www.mindfullivingnetwork.com ). During times of stress and crisis: the West Virginia and Utah coal miner tragedies, Katrina ravaging the Gulf Coast, Air France crash in Canada, London terrorist bombing, the Runaway Bride, the national television and print media consistently seek the authoritative knowledge, information and direction of Dr. Kathleen Hall.

Dr. Hall's advice has been featured by all the major national media including NBC's The Today Show,  Dr. OZ Show, Anderson Cooper 360, Paula Zahn Now, CNN Headline News, CNN International, ABC, CBS, FOX, MSNBC, ESPN.com, Oprah & Friends, Good Morning America Radio, Martha Stewart Radio, Fortune, Money Magazine, USA Today, Wall Street JournalNew York Times, Associated Press, Business Week, Body + Soul, Parents, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Real Simple, Working Woman, Woman’s Day, and Parade. She has been featured in hundreds of articles in most major magazines and newspapers in American.

Dr. Hall is a contributing writer for PINK Magazine. She is also the Global Ambassador for the Unilever/Knorr Soup Campaign – Eat Soup, Live Healthy; World thought leader to Fortune 500 Corporations; Microsoft-MSN spokesperson, Electronic Arts spokesperson (Pogo.com); Darden Restaurant spokesperson, Tempur-Pedic spokesperson, Princess Cruise Line spokesperson. In fact, Martha Stewart Publications coined her as the “Stress Queen.”

Author of 3 books; Uncommon HOPE (Sourcebooks 2010), A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness (AMACOM, January 2006), 2008 Mom’s Choice Book Award winner, and winner of the prestigious 2007 Nautilus Book Award; and Alter Your Life: Overbooked? Overworked? Overwhelmed? (Oak Haven, April 2005), she offers simple methods for reducing stress, creating balance and living mindfully.

Dr. Hall earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Jacksonville State University, a Masters of Divinity from Emory University and a Doctorate in Spirituality from Columbia Theological Seminary. Her diverse background of study with medical pioneer’s including Dr. Dean Ornish of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Dr. Herbert Benson at the Harvard Mind/Body Institute as well as illustrious Nobel Peace Prize recipients including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Bishop Desmond Tutu and President Jimmy Carter. Dr. Hall has perfected her expertise in these related fields—Where Science Meets the Soul®.

Dr. Hall lives on a horse farm with her family where she maintains a bird sanctuary and rescues animals outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and spends her weekdays working at The Stress Institute in Atlanta.

Specialties:

  • preventive medicine

Affiliation:

  • CEO, The Stress Institute CEO, The Mindful Living Network

Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Crashes cause 65 percent of on-the-job deaths of truck drivers in the United States, making it the top cause of work-related deaths in that occupation, a federal government report shows.

    There are about 2.6 million people in the United States who...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim belly fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that when they got middle-aged, obese adults regularly moving -- ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teens -- both boys and girls -- fall prey to physical and sexual abuse while dating, a new survey finds.

    Among teens who said they dated, one in five girls and one in 10 boys said they'd been abused at least once during the past year...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's easy for teens to buy electronic cigarettes online, a small study finds.

    Researchers supervised 11 teens in North Carolina, aged 14 to 17, as they tried to buy e-cigarettes from 98 online sellers. The teens ordered ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiothoracic Surgery:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The high number of blood tests done before and after heart surgery can sometimes lead to excessive blood loss, possibly causing anemia and the need for a blood transfusion, new research suggests.

    The study included almos...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds.

    The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born pre...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The financial stress of the last recession likely contributed to a recent increase in suicides among middle-aged Americans, researchers report.

    Job, financial or legal problems played a role in 37.5 percent of all completed middle-age suicides in ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- This year's flu vaccine is even more disappointing than previously reported, showing just 18 percent effectiveness against the dominant H3N2 strain of flu, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

    That's a drop from the 23 percent protection lev...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two-thirds of smokers will die early from their habit if they don't quit, a new study suggests.

    The findings indicate that it's never too late to quit smoking, one expert said.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 200,000 people takin...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homeless people with mental illness are at high risk for heart disease, a new study suggests.

    Canadian researchers found that they have a 24.5 percent risk of heart attack, fatal or nonfatal stroke, or sudden cardiac death over 30 years.

    ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sweating it out in a hot sauna may be relaxing, and new research suggests it may also be good for your heart health.

    A study from Finland found that men who use saunas frequently are less likely to die from heart disease. Men's risk was even lowe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to what many people think, hookah water pipes do not filter out most of the heavy metals in tobacco, a new study warns.

    Tobacco plants can absorb and accumulate heavy metals, such as copper, iron, chromium, lead and uranium. Long-term exp...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skin damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation continues long after you get out of the sun, even in the dark, a new study says.

    Researchers explain that UV light from the sun or tanning beds can damage DNA in melanocytes. Melanocytes are cells...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A simple high-fiber diet can provide health benefits while being easier to stick with than a diet calling for multiple changes in eating habits, a new clinical trial concludes.

    People who only added more fiber to their otherwise normal diet were a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women whose mothers smoked while pregnant may be two to three times more likely to develop diabetes as adults, new research suggests.

    The finding is based on the tracking of 1,800 women whose mothers had been participant...Full Article