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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 →

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… 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 →

Simple Ways to Eat Well When You’re Short on Time

by Jessica Malen

After a long day, the last thing you probably want to do is spend time in the kitchen meal prepping. While popping a premade frozen entrée into the microwave is convenient, it probably won’t make you feel well-nourished. So, what… Continue Reading →

Easy Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Your Overall Wellbeing

by Jessica Malen

When it comes to feeling healthy, it’s important to focus on the physical, mental and social aspects of life. Here is a list of easy steps you can take today to help enhance your overall wellbeing without overextending yourself or… Continue Reading →

Self-Monitoring for Behavioral Change and Goal Achievement

by Tom Ersin

“What gets measured gets managed.” (— Peter Drucker?) There is an old saying in management, if you want to improve something, start by measuring it, or you won’t see how to make a difference. (— Catharine Paddock, Ph.D.) Makes sense,… Continue Reading →

Here’s a Novel Idea: Build Your Brain With New Experiences

by Beth Czischke

A study published in 2008 found that you can significantly increase your intelligence with training. This finding was a game-changer because before this people thought intelligence was something one was simply born with – a trait determined by genetics. Scientists… Continue Reading →

How to Smooth Things Over With Your Employees

by Beth Czischke

In relationships, it’s often the small things that go a long way. Your relationship with your employees is the same. It’s the special touches in the workplace that can convey you truly care about your employees and their health. One… Continue Reading →

Finding the “I” in Team

by Jessica Malen

Did you know that the best way to feel independent is to feel like you are a part of a team? It sounds contradictory, sure. But recent studies have shown that in order to feel capable, important and truly responsible… Continue Reading →

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