Journaling For Wellness

If the mention (or thought) of “Journaling” causes you anxiety, then you may want toreconsider what the act of journaling really means. Many find the thought of writing downinner thoughts, goals, and daily activities overwhelming. However, journaling can be a healthyway to boost your well-being, encourage creativity, work through stress, and provide you withinsight into […]

The Pros and Cons of At-Home Fitness

Though gym membership traditionally increases in January, February can find many of uswanting to stay out of the cold and work out at home. For those who do stay home, thetelevision is often our “trainer” through the use of streaming services,exercise DVDs andgaming systems that offer fitness programs (e.g., the Wii, XBox and Playstation). With […]

Beat the Mid-Day Slump

Mid-day slumps have been attributed to a variety of things including a body’s natural sleep cycle and our lower afternoon body temperature. They’re real, and you can do things to help keep yourself alert, energetic and feeling healthy. Don’t reach for that candy bar, or caffeinated beverage when you feel tired during the day. You […]

Finding Time

If you are like most people, you probably feel that you don’t have enough time to do what you have to do, let alone do what you want to do! Between work and home responsibilities, it feels like there is no time to fit in exercise, spend time with friends, or just relax. However, the […]

Healthy Aging

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright once said, “The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” The beauty of life and the gifts of growing older — deeper wisdom, greater knowledge, and a more complete sense of self — are enjoyed when we also maintain as much good health as possible. Healthy aging is about maximizing […]

Vitamin D

Vitamin D continues to be an active area of research, and many doctors are now including a check of vitamin D levels with a patient’s regular blood work. Vitamin D, known for its ability to improve calcium absorption, may also reduce the risk of colon and breast cancer, depression, heart disease, diabetes, and high blood […]

Calcium Rich Foods

Calcium is necessary for strong bones and teeth and is good for your heart and nervous system! Most adults should be getting about 1000 mg of calcium a day. Getting enough calcium in your daily diet doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are foods with good amounts of calcium: Dairy – Milk, cheese, and yogurt […]

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