Category Archives: Health

Getting Back Into the Swing of Things: 5 Tips to Transition Back to the Daily Grind

establishing a routine

It’s hard to accept the fact that summer has come to an end. No more relaxing by the beach, dinners on the patio, taking day trips to explore new places. September means the kids are back to school, you’re stuck in traffic driving to work, and your energy level is…

Why September Is the Crucial Month to Re-Start Your Exercise Program

The old Nat King Cole song aptly described summer days as “lazy, hazy, crazy.” Certainly, we want to be outdoors in the sun, but we don’t necessarily want to be exercising. We’d often rather sip a piña colada, take in a ballgame, grill some steaks, or simply lounge at the…

Can You Keep Your Cool During the Dog Days of August?

Can You Keep Your Cool During the Dog Days of August?

Although Americans still refer to the warmest part of summer as “the dog days,” we’ve mostly forgotten the meaning of that phrase. Many assume it’s because the summer heat either makes dogs lazy or drives them mad. Summer is, after all, peak rabies season. But the true meaning of dog…

10 Lifestyle Factors to Maximize for Optimum Health

10 Lifestyle Factors to Maximize for Optimum Health

June is Men’s Health Month, so it’s a good time to reflect on your health regimen and whether there are any changes you might make to improve your wellbeing. All across the globe, men have a shorter average lifespan than the women in their communities. While there are no simple…

Meditation for Anxiety: How it Works & How to Start…Even if You Really Don’t Think You Can Do It

meditation for anxiety

More than one in ten people living in the U.S. suffers from chronic anxiety, and even those who don’t struggle with daily anxiety will still face severely anxious moments in their lives. Humans, after all, are programmed to worry. Being on constant alert is what kept our ancestors safe from…

Eat This, Not That: Simple (and Delicious) Food Substitutions That We Swear You Won’t Notice

healthy food substitutions

Your waistband feels a bit more snug than usual. You’re bloated. Sluggish. Distracted. Uninspired. Yes, it’s time start eating healthier and your body is sending you that message, loud and clear. You clear out your cabinets, toss the junk, and hit the grocery store to stock up on “healthy” foods:…

How Back and Neck Pain Can Impact Your Productivity and How You Can Reverse the Trend

If you suffer from occasional or chronic back and neck pain, you know how irritating it can be. Even when it’s not absolutely debilitating, the pain can slow you down, distract you and dampen your mood. And it’s not just the pain of a bad back; it’s the problem you…

Forget the Fads: How to Make Healthy Eating a Lifelong Habit and Not a Fleeting Trend

tips for developing healthy eating habits

Did you make a resolution to eat healthier this year? Did you clear out your cupboards, tossing the cookies and potato chips, replacing them with wheatgrass and quinoa? Are you low-carbing, intermittent fasting, keto-ing, reduced-fatting, low-sugaring, or otherwise dieting?  Well, stop already! Stop dieting and start making healthy eating a…