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wellbeing

Ski Your Way to Better Health

by Megan Van Hoet

Picture this scene: You are sitting on a chairlift bundled up in snow pants, a winter jacket, gloves, hat and helmet. You’re traveling up a snow-covered hill with ski poles in hand, boots on your feet, and skis (or a… Continue Reading →

Supporting Mental/Behavioral Wellbeing in the Workplace

by Jessica Malen

Your brain demands deliberate, consistent care. Conditions like anxiety, depression and even dementia that tax mental wellbeing are real illnesses, as serious as chronic heart disease or an acute sprained ankle. “Mental health concerns are both common and long-lasting. About 18… Continue Reading →

Microgreens: Tiny But Extremely Nutritious

by Beth Czischke

Did you know that microgreens like red cabbage, cilantro and radishes have up to 40 times more vital nutrients than mature plants? All the nutrients that microgreens need to grow are there because they are harvested right after germination, according… Continue Reading →

All You Needle to Know About Acupuncture

by Beth Czischke

Acupuncture is an ancient form of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been growing in popularity worldwide. It involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into strategic points in the body. The safety and efficacy of acupuncture for treating a wide… Continue Reading →

Counterbalance Anxiety With Balanced Nutrition

by Jessica Malen

If you’re coping with anxiety or other stress disorders, it’s important to know that the food you eat can drastically affect your mood. There are certain foods you might want to avoid and others you could incorporate into your life… 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 →

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 →

Our Top Wellness Gifts for the Whole Family + How to DIY Your Own

by Jessica Malen

Are you having trouble figuring out what to gift your loved ones this holiday? It’s important to remember that the holidays are not about presents, but spending time and making memories with each other. So, this year we have put… Continue Reading →

Belgium Has a New Food Pyramid: Should the USDA Take Note?

by Jessica Malen

Did you know? Belgium has updated their food pyramid this year in an astonishing new format. Read on to discover just how this European country may be turning things upside down for the world in terms of health guidelines.  On… Continue Reading →

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