Boost Your Brain While At The Ballpark

You’re at your first spectator event! What your brain doesn’t need is a hot dog, fries and a diet soda – all choices that lead to poor memory, impaired learning and inflammation of the hippocampus, considered the heart of your brain, the part involved in emotions, learning, and memory formation. You’ve been taxed enough! YourContinue reading “Boost Your Brain While At The Ballpark”

People Who are Good with Money: Wellness Tips for Better Financial Health

When we think about our overall wellness, our finances may not be top of mind, but they should be! A strong sense of financial wellbeing reduces stress and contributes to an enhanced sense of emotional wellbeing. The sense of security and freedom we have when our finances are in order gives us greater peace ofContinue reading “People Who are Good with Money: Wellness Tips for Better Financial Health”

Good time management is good stress management

“Time. time. TIME!”  This was the resounding refrain in the participant chat in today’s wellness session for a client. It came during the section where we covered how to take stress management STRATEGIES and build them into SKILLS. For most of us, we didn’t learn how to do this in any formal class or courseContinue reading “Good time management is good stress management”

What Does a Health Coach Do?

Wellness coaching now ranks Number 5 on an annual employer wellness trend survey, taking its biggest jump to date. What do they do, exactly? Let’s break it down. I am a wellness coach and health educator. I help employees improve their health in areas like emotional health, stress management, nutrition and physical activity. I likeContinue reading “What Does a Health Coach Do?”

Do This For Your Body and Brain

You have a surprising amount of control in preventing and managing chronic disease. Chronic disease is defined as a health condition lasting a year or longer, requires ongoing medical attention and limits the activities of your daily life. In other words, no fun. Be fueled by this one statistic: 80 percent of adults have atContinue reading “Do This For Your Body and Brain”

Looking To Boost Your Health After 50?

Some say some the best time of your life is once you’re over the age of 50. As we’ve gotten better at aging, we’re healthier and therefore living longer, and our expectations and mindsets for the expression ‘over the hill’ no longer applies.  Many are embracing career pivots or happily working longer, creating time forContinue reading “Looking To Boost Your Health After 50?”

How to Party Safe in 2020

We’re all feeling ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ – we’re tired of hearing and thinking about the dangers of COVID-19 and all the related changes this virus has forced on us, affecting our everyday lives, work and activities. You may even feel resentment about some new restrictions after all these months when you followed the guidelines (wore aContinue reading “How to Party Safe in 2020”

How to Protect Your Skin in Three Easy Steps

Summertime and all the time is the right time for skin care! Photo by Ethan Robertson on Unsplash Did you know your skin covers 21 square feet (roughly a kitchen table), weighs 9 pounds (think bowling ball) and is 15 percent of your body weight? And it renews every 28 days! Our skin may be the most overlookedContinue reading “How to Protect Your Skin in Three Easy Steps”