Dr. Sandra Olic

About Dr. Sandra Olic

Transform Bad Behavior!

I have a poor concept of time and have always been habitually late. Habitual lateness is habitual rudeness and self-centeredness. My time was more valuable than the people I made wait for me. Of course I don’t really feel this way, but that’s what my behavior implied. This realization hit me like a ton of… Continue Reading →

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How To Stop Self-Sabotage!

Self sabotage. A lot of us do it all the time. We meet the man or woman of our dreams, fall madly and deeply, and then run the other way. Sometimes we get the perfect job and blow it for no good reason. We go on various different diet and exercise programs and fall off each one… Continue Reading →

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Can We All Just Take Off Our Masks?

I sometimes email my blogs to a good friend to look over before I send them in to TDL. She had an interesting comment about my blog last week regarding the thyroid and its role in our psychological and mental health, specifically my psychological and mental health. She asked me if I was sure I… Continue Reading →

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Could The Troubles In your Mind Be Coming From Your Neck?

January is Thyroid Awareness month.  The thyroid gland is the butterfly shaped gland that sits right below your Adam’s apple, is essentially the driver of your metabolism and affects every cell in your body.  I have written about thyroid imbalances and my own struggle with hypothyroidism in earlier blogs, but today I would like to… Continue Reading →

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Love Doesn’t Hurt!

Paulo Coelho said, “Love is joy. Don’t convince yourself that suffering is a part of it.” This is so beautiful and so true. I have been noticing a lot of unnecessary suffering around me lately in the area of relationships, from patients whose physical bodies become affected by dysfunctional relationships to friends who seem to… Continue Reading →

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Your Body Is A Mirror

Hormones and neurotransmitters are the link between the mind and body. Because I do a lot of hormone balancing and restoration in my practice I follow up with people every 6 months and measure their various hormones including thyroid, stress and sex hormones. I can often tell when something significant or stressful is going on in… Continue Reading →

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Make 2012 Your Year Of Sustainable Weight Loss

Happy New Year Daily Lovers! Many of us will be coming out of the unconscious food coma of the holiday season with a resolution to lose weight. We will start our detoxes and diets this week and drop the pounds. Unfortunately, statistics say that a large percentage of us are likely to gain this weight… Continue Reading →

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How To Live NAMASTE

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays and Namaste! Some of you may not know what the word Namaste means or just know it as the salutation yogi’s use to greet each other and when saying goodbye, and perhaps you are wondering what it has to do with the holidays. The meaning of the word Namaste… Continue Reading →

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Now Is The Perfect Time!

The patient soulful part of myself loves writing. The impatient perfectionist part loves it only when it comes easy. When it hasn’t come easy, I have waited to be in the mood, for inspiration to strike, to accumulate enough research on a topic, for the weather to be right; you name it. I’d mull over… Continue Reading →

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Your Past Doesn’t Define Your Future. You Do!

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot I grew up in Queens, NY. My brother and I were sheltered while attending a Catholic grammar school. It wasn’t until we started the public high school that we were introduced to reality; gangs, drugs and violence were all around us…. Continue Reading →

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Perfectly Imperfect!

You are not perfect. I am not perfect. And neither is anyone else. We are not supposed to be perfect. This is why life is a journey, not a destination. Yet, we are usually our own worst critics. If we heard someone criticize a child the way we sometimes criticize ourselves, we would stand up… Continue Reading →

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How To Strengthen Your Relationships This Holiday Season!

Christmas is the season of giving. It’s also the season of shopping, eating and drinking- usually starting at Thanksgiving and continuing on until after New Year’s Day. The pleasure centers in our brains become activated and we release happy chemicals like dopamine, which make us feel really good. Pleasure is a necessary motivator that causes… Continue Reading →

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