Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Energize Your Environment!

By | January 30th, 2015|Wellness Tips|

Where are you right now? Are you sitting in your office, or at home on your couch? Do you have the windows open, or are you in the dark? These types of factors affect how we feel, and therefore our health! How do you feel about your current environment? Do you look forward to coming to work? What could you change to make it more inviting? We often forget how much control we have over [...]

What’s this family health stuff all about? Isn’t it enough to take care of yourself?

By | January 14th, 2015|Ask an Expert|

Sure, it’s great to reduce your risks and prevent chronic disease for yourself, but family health is equally important. It’s about the safety of you and your loved ones, being prepared to cope with loss and disaster as a group and learning how to support one another. It means having frank discussions with your kids about sex and sexually transmitted diseases and drugs and it’s also about spending quality time together to foster healthy relationships [...]

The Hidden Sugar Trap

By | January 13th, 2015|Nutrition|

Sugar is everywhere, often hidden in our drinks and foods. Did you know that a recent study shows that the typical American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar every 24 hours? This is equal to 70 pounds of sugar each year! The effects of all this sugar consumption goes beyond weight gain. High sugar intake puts us at risk for many diseases and conditions. It has been linked to diabetes, Alzheimer’s, colon cancer, breast cancer, and [...]

Weekly Challenge: Make Your Goals Reality

By | January 6th, 2015|Weekly Challenges|

This week, determine a long term goal that you plan to accomplish over the next 12 months. What outcome are you looking to achieve? Try to picture how good you will feel when you reach this goal. Some helpful tools to success are to have a way to be able to track the progress of your goal and make sure to plan ways to celebrate milestones along the way.