Dr. Kim Foster

How To Cultivate Mindfulness In Your Everyday Life

When I was a medical student, I loved surgery. The operating room experience is like nothing else, and there’s something deeply satisfying about solving a problem so definitively. Tumor? You cut it out. Infection? You drain it. Voila…. Read More

9 Natural Ways to Treat Headaches

I get a lot of headaches. Everyone manifests their stress in different ways (crappy sleep, for example, or an irritable gut…) but I carry mine squarely in my neck and shoulder muscles. Which, consequently, translates to frequent tension headaches. I’ve… Read More

Morning Rituals for Health

How many of us start the day running before our feet hit the floor? Are your mornings a frazzled mess? Instead of lurching into your waking hours and figuring things out as you go, maybe you need to… Read More

7 Ways Yoga Benefits You, Body & Soul

Have I mentioned how much I love yoga? I recommend yoga so often to patients, I’m almost getting tired of hearing myself gush about it. But really, if you’re looking to improve your health–physical, mental, or emotional–it’s hard to go wrong… Read More

Yoga: So Good For You, But Who’s Got The Time (And Money)?

I love yoga. There are so many reasons yoga is good for you. And it’s interesting that physicians are increasingly “prescribing” it as a therapeutic intervention for their patients. Count me as one of those physicians! Yoga has… Read More

Smart Cookie: 8 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

A new study found that celery (specifically, luteolin, a compound found within celery) had brain-boosting power in older mice. Yes, celery. So this got me thinking: are there other things you can do to upgrade your smarty-pants quotient? You betcha. Omega-3… Read More

How to De-Stress, Improve Brain Function, Decrease Pain, Boost Mood, and More (In Just 10 Minutes a Day)

It’s true. There’s this little thing you can do to bring all of the above benefits into your life. What is this magic pill, you ask? Meditation. Now before you groan/roll your eyes/click back to facebook…just hear me out…. Read More

Trouble Sleeping, Princess?

As a general guideline, if there’s something in life that allows me to embrace my inner princess, I’m good with it. And sleep is one of those things. Think about it: have you ever noticed how often fairytales feature people… Read More

Need an Energy Boost? 3 Ways to Rev Up. (Part One)

A frantic workday sends you to the brink of collapse…but it’s not just that.  A stack of ironing drains your energy, but still, it’s not just that (because let’s be honest, can anyone finish the ironing without fading?). … Read More