Wellness is about the things that we do to make ourselves healthier, happier and more productive.
Although the holiday season can be joyful; it can also create a lot of stress. So, how can you get through the holidays without pressure? Well, I’m going to provide you with a few ideas to help you get through the holidays in one piece. […]
I do not start playing Christmas music in October. My decorations are still up on the top shelf of my garage and that's where they will stay until November 24th...not because I don't love Christmas! I do! But there is always a little bit of stress that comes along with it. Buying presents, visiting family and getting pulled into those White Elephant gift exchanges at work. But that's not the worst part. There is delicious food EVERYWHERE. Potlucks. Family gatherings. Tins of cookies, pumpkin pies and chocolate Santas in your stocking. It's never ending and everyone around you is saying, [...]
How our brains think about trying a new workout If you want to do a triathlon, you should already be in great physical shape. You have to be able to swim, bike, and run for hours on end without any problems. To do yoga you have to be able to twist yourself into a pretzel. If you can't already do a headstand, don't even bother going to class. Zumba? You shouldn't show your face until you know all the choreography and have a professional grade dance outfit to wear while you merengue march circles around everyone else. What we should [...]
So, today begins Bone and Joint Health Awareness week. In the first place, this national event lasts until October 20th. At the same time, this week raises awareness about disease management, prevention and treatment. […]
It’s that time of year again. Summer is over, the kids are back in school and Christmas decorations are already going up in the stores. For a lot of us, summer makes staying physically active a lot easier. For one, you may be more likely to find a gym buddy since everyone is talking about working on their “beach body”. Plus of course, the warm weather means we are always outside! Any time spent outside is typically more active than time spent inside on the couch. Now winter is rolling around and between travel and the colder weather…you know the [...]