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mat.j.collins

mat.j.collins

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About Me

Developing a career in social media, Matt is dedicated to implementing evidence-based practices for social media optimization. He is focused on supporting businesses and individuals in maximizing their online engagement through simple and effective strategies.



Personal growth, health, communication, organizational performance, spirituality, Matt is an all around wellness junkie. Through his personal pursuits, he is utilizing his capacity for inspiring others toward lives of health, equanimity, and well-being. Matt created Realize Wellness, the blog he uses in building a practical and realistic framework for realizing integrative wellness.
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How I Stay Healthy

Yoga

Rock Climbing

Meditation

Cooking and enjoying whole foods

Running

Live music

Playing guitar

My Experience with Health Challenges

I struggled with strong emotional distresses (probably mild depression) when I was in middle school and again in college. These painful experiences were major reasons for my academic pursuit of psychology and philosophy. The profound personal growth I experienced in grad school supported me in developing new perspectives and maintaining emotional equanimity.



In addition, I worked for the past five years with adults with severe mental illness and/or moderate to severe developmental disabilities. These experiences have provided me awareness and sensitivity around disabilities and health challenges associated with them.
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Answered anxiety; poor sleep; "living" in clutter;feel lost and drift through days; help!! 7 years ago
Sounds overwhelming. Can you be more specific with what is going on? In particular, start with one...

Answered I have been on Zelboraf since May 2010, now I seem to be losing weight, is that another side effect? 7 years ago
Weight loss is a potential side effect of Zelboraf. It appears that the drug has the potential to...

Commented on Heart Attack Treatment: Herbs 7 years ago
These are pretty serious life-threatening conditions. Curiously, I assume in the meantime seeking...

Answered My husband has lower back pain, which he has taken toradol shots (2). Would gabapentin be a good pill to try to assist with back pain 7 years ago
Hi Barbara, Gabapentin is a medication that is sometimes prescribed for neuropathic back pain (it's...

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago

Edited Diabetes Type 2 and Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution 7 years ago