Kathleen Hall

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

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    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarettes are used by both smoking and nonsmoking teens, and are associated with drinking and other risky behaviors, a new study finds.

    "We found that e-cigarette access is strongly related to alcohol use in teenagers," said study au...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, might harm the kidneys.

    "Use and abuse of these products have been tied to acute kidney injury in patients across the country," Kerry Willis, ch...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Random drug testing in schools may sound like a good way to keep kids off drugs, but there is little evidence it works, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

    In a new report, the nation's leading group of pediatricians reaffirms its stance aga...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of infants in the womb, as well as the brains of children and adolescents, suggests a new review of nicotine's effects.

    Animal experiments have shown that exposure to nicotine c...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday released a new round of graphic anti-smoking ads featuring former smokers living with the ravages of tobacco.

    The new ads highlight the benefits of quitting for the families of smokers and the importance of giv...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Conventional wisdom says that abused children often grow up to be abusive parents, but a 30-year study of American families suggests it's more complicated than that.

    In one striking finding, researchers uncovered little evidence that physical a...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Premature death rates have fallen in 60 percent of the counties in the United States in the past decade, a new report shows.

    In the District of Columbia, the premature death rate fell nearly one-third between 2004-06 and 2010-12, which was the...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.

    In a colu...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.

    The five skin conditions most often seen in athletes are blisters; turf burn (abrasions from falls on an artificial surf...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk of developing heart disease when they're adults than children of nonsmoking parents, a new study says.

    The study included people in Finland whose exposure as children to parents' smoke was measu...Full Article

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    SATURDAY, March 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking doubles the risk that prostate cancer will return after surgery for the disease, a new study suggests.

    "This is a new analysis, but it seems to confirm results we have seen in many other types of cancer: Basically, smoking increases the...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In Mexican-Americans, heart-damaging risk factors such as high blood pressure or high blood sugar levels are common, even in the absence of obesity, a new study finds.

    Those who weren't obese but were metabolically unhealthy showed similar signs ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides can hold vitamin E in the blood and prevent it from reaching the tissues that require it, a small study says.

    The findings suggest that checking only blood levels of vitamin E may no...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and heavy drinking seem to increase the risk that patients with head and neck cancer will need a feeding tube for an extended time after treatment, new research suggests.

    The study included 104 patients with squamous cell cancer of the ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Legislation that strips cigarette packaging of all brand-specific design may boost the number of smokers who want to try quitting, a new Australian survey reveals.

    Researchers polled more than 5,000 Australian adults between 2012 and 2013. Duri...Full Article