Health Tips

While nutrition needs to be the number one focus when it comes to health and longevity, daily movement is also very important.  The key is to find activities you enjoy participating in, increase your heart rate, challenge your muscles and do it consistently. Walking is one...

For many, summer usually means more time spent in cars, planes and trains as we venture out to explore new vacation spots and visit friends and family.  The challenge we often run into with increased travel time is finding good places to eat along the way.  Here...

Creating allergy-friendly menus doesn't have to mean purchasing ingredients you can't pronounce or shopping at a speciality grocery store. It also doesn't mean that you have to sacrifice creating a meal that's delicious and satisfying! Dairy and gluten are two of the most common food allergies, so in the...

Picture this…You’re on a mission, glued to the computer screen and determined to get your project completed by your 3:00 deadline. The problem is your brain is on overload, your back is aching from sitting so long, and your stomach is rumbling because you forgot...

It's probably no secret that stress not only impacts your emotional health but plays a huge role in your physical health as well. But you might be surprised to learn just how much of a toll stress can take on your body if it goes...

A morning routine is necessary for focus and productivity, but what if your routine is stifling you instead of supporting you? Too often I hear of a morning routine that includes hitting the snooze button three times, groggily sitting up in bed and then looking at...

Summer is here (or is coming soon, depending on where you live!) which means that it's a great time to think about some healthy snacks that you can keep on hand. Whether you're still in the office each day or are spending more time on-the-go, you...

Healthy choices are being incorporated into meetings everywhere; high-quality meals are being made, exercise classes are being offered, and more and more self-care options are being provided.  My travels have included serving multiple meeting planning groups in the last few weeks and I love hearing all...

The brain may not be a muscle, but you can certainly treat it like one. The good news is that brain ‘workouts’ are proven to help. A study published in the Neurobiology of Aging showed that doing cognitive exercises makes the brain more “energy efficient”, which means...

Addiction played a major role in my health crisis (if you'd like, you can watch a video and learn a bit more about my story here). The problem was that I never wanted to admit it. I wasn't addicted to alcohol or cigarettes. I was addicted...