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College Smart: Healthy Student, Healthy Life

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College Smart: Healthy Student, Healthy Life

Posted on 14 May 2011 by Michelle Reed

What I am grateful for: My parents as far as I know were faithful to each other. They believed in marriage and family. I gained a lot from that. They just celebrated 52 years of marriage.

What I learned this week
I made the right choice not to get married up until now. I have truly enjoyed my freedom.

The Living Smart episode “Healthy Mom, Healthy Child: Creating Whole Families from the Inside Out,” airs Sunday May 15th at 3 p.m. on HoustonPBS and repeats friday night May 20th at 10pm. This episode features Elizabeth Irvine, yoga instructor and author, former ICU nurse, and health care professional with over twenty-five years of experience. Irvine discusses how to create a balanced lifestyle that incorporates an integrative approach to great health, meaning focusing on diet, exercise and breathing, sleep, proper relaxation, meditation and positive thinking. Through her twenty-five years of experience, Irvine has gained a deep passion for integrative health education.

In this episode of College Smart, reporter Cassady Lance asks students at the University of Houston Recreation Center how they stay healthy. Shooter and Editor Matthew Hayes catches all the action.

College Smart is a student-run promotional web series for Living Smart with Patricia Gras, featuring Emmy award-winning journalist Patricia Gras. The series is filmed independently from the show.

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College Smart: Connecting Your Disconnected Life

Posted on 06 May 2011 by Michelle Reed

This week on Living Smart:
The Living Smart with Patricia Gras episode on “Connecting your Disconnected Life” this sunday at 3 p.m. on Houston’s PBS features promotional speaker and author of the books I Used to Have a Handle on Life, But Then It Broke, Touching Tomorrow, and Stop Screaming at the Microwave, How to Connect Your Disconnected Life. In this episode, Mary LoVerde, who is also the former director of the Hypertension Research Center of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, shares insight into how we can improve the quality of our home, work, and inner life.

Missed last week’s episode? Don’t worry, we thought about you. Tune in Houston’s Channel 8 this Friday at 10 p.m. to watch Dr. Stephanie Coulter, the medical leader for the Texas Heart Institute Center for Women’s Heart and Cardiovascular Health Disease at St. Luke’s Hospital. In this episode, Dr. Coulter discusses trigger points for heart disease to occur in men and women and why heart disease is more prevalent in women’s lives.

College Smart
As we anticipate, this week’s episode of Living Smart, the newest episode of the College Smart series features University of Houston graduate Kristen Khalaf and DePauw University graduate Christina Rivera as they take a look inside the lives of college students asking the loaded question how do you connect your disconnected life? As finals come to a close, students are rushing to make time for their friends, family and significant others. With only a few hours during the day to get everything done, college students sometimes need to find time to calm down and connect back to reality.

How do you connect your disconnected life?

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