Alternative Ways to Fit in Fitness at Work

by Jessica Malen

We all know exercise is important, but sometimes scheduling the time for it can be a challenge. Luckily, all you need is 15 to 30 minutes and you can fit in fitness on your lunch break or throughout your workday…. Continue Reading →

Enjoy Family Bonding With a Backyard Campout

by Maya Munot

Before summer ends, help your kids rediscover the outdoors by camping in your own backyard. This is a great way to encourage them to spend less time watching television and more time in nature. And the best part is it’s… Continue Reading →

Why Having a Health Coach Is Imperative to Your Wellbeing

by Niccole LaDue

It’s probably safe to say most of us are seeking to achieve some level of self-improvement; however, research out of the University of Scranton suggests only about 8 percent of people actually accomplish their health goals. Often the goals we… Continue Reading →

Prebiotics May Help Relieve Your Nighttime Stress

by Maya Munot

A new study suggests that getting your fill of foods rich in prebiotics may help you cope with stress. Researchers from the University of Colorado discovered in their study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, that regular amounts of… Continue Reading →

Snacking During the Workday: 101

by Jessica Malen

When you’re hungry during the workday, it might be easy to grab some greasy chips or a sugar-riddled candy bar from a vending machine or convenience store. These food choices might seem like a suitable choice, but over time the… Continue Reading →

Five Old-Fashioned Remedies That Are Still Relevant

by Jessica Malen

Physicians are increasingly calling on the practices of age-old medicine now more than ever to treat ailments like constipation or congestion as research continues to support the benefits. Some home remedies can save you a trip to the doctor and… Continue Reading →

Mix up Your Whole Grains With Ancient and Modern Grains

by Maya Munot

A recent study by Harvard, published in the journal Circulation, found that people who consumed whole grains daily had a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who didn’t. This doesn’t prove that whole grains prevent early… Continue Reading →

Yoga 101

by Jessica Malen

What Is Yoga? “Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Like other meditative movement practices used for health purposes, various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation,” according to… Continue Reading →

Forgiveness Can Be a Great Stress Buster

by Maya Munot

Did you know that continually nurturing grudges and negative feelings of resentment can keep your stress levels high and come at an emotional and physiological cost like premature death? All it takes to bring those stress levels down is forgiveness. Forgiveness is… Continue Reading →

Why Sitting Is Dangerous for Our Health and What We Can Do About It

by Maya Munot

Did you know Americans sit for an average of six to eight hours a day? What’s more alarming is that studies have found prolonged sitting is linked to all sorts of complications that threaten our overall health and wellbeing, according… Continue Reading →

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