Practice Mindfulness on Your Next Nature Hike

by Beth Czischke

“We can never have enough of nature.” – Henry David Thoreau Time and again, studies suggest spending time in nature can be beneficial to our total wellbeing. So can mindfulness, so why not combine the two? Try the following mindfulness practice the next… Continue Reading →

Help Your Employees Find Balance

by Beth Czischke

Work-life balance has been a buzzword in the employee wellness space for a while, but today we’re discussing how you can help employees literally find balance. Whether we’re reaching for something on a high shelf, playing soccer with friends or… Continue Reading →

Can Switching to a Plant-Based Lifestyle Enhance Your Health?

by Jessica Malen

A recent study by Harvard University suggests that one-third of early deaths could be prevented if people move to a predominantly vegetarian diet. “Healthy diet is related to a lower risk of almost everything that we look at. Perhaps not… Continue Reading →

How to Find a Fitness Event That’s a Perfect Fit

by Beth Czischke

Now that summer is around the corner, it’s the perfect time to sign up for a race or charity fitness event. Races aren’t only for elite athletes; anyone can participate. Registration for many summer events is open, and popular races… Continue Reading →

Motivation: What Is It and How Do We Acquire It?

by Kim Bielenda

“What did you learn today? What mistake did you make that taught you something? What did you try hard at today?” –Carol Dweck Introspection Introspection is an act of self-care that often goes overlooked when we consider our goals and… Continue Reading →

Quick Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

by Jen Bucciarelli

Finding healthy food options are not luxuries saved for those who have extra cash to spend. Want to learn how to eat well without breaking the bank? We’re sharing tips for healthy grocery shopping on a budget below. Use more… Continue Reading →

High Blood Pressure Guidelines Have Changed: Are You Aware?

by Maya Munot

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, which makes it the perfect time to get up to speed on the new high blood pressure guidelines. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) recently announced them…. Continue Reading →

Chronic Stress and the Love of a Good Dog

by Tom Ersin

Fido Dog Years ago, our family moved back to Michigan from North Hollywood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. My wife, Norma, was in our Dodge Omni with the two kids. I was leading the way in a giant U-Haul… Continue Reading →

Want to Be More Mindful? Spend Time Outside

by Jessica Malen

Slowing down can be challenging when you are moving full-speed ahead five days a week. We’re constantly bombarded with emails, phone calls, text messages and meetings – the list goes on. Consciously taking a moment to center yourself and be… Continue Reading →

Healthy Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

by Beth Czischke

Tax day has come and gone, and now is the fun part — waiting for your refund to arrive. According to the IRS, the average tax refund was a little over $3,000 last year. That’s a sizable chunk of cash…. Continue Reading →

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