healthy habits Tag

Stress impacts the whole body.  When a stressful situation occurs, the nervous system responds and immediately increases cortisol and adrenaline to prepare the body for emergency action.  Your heart rate and blood pressure increase, muscles tighten, you may feel nauseous, and begin breathing harder.  Although this is a natural response to...

Before catching a flight back home the other day, I decided to connect with nature on an hour-long walk.  The air was crisp as ever, and the sunshine lit up the blue sky.  I’m always inspired by nature, but today everything seemed raw, and stripped...

Brassicas are one of my favorite groups of vegetables, and they’re perfect for a hearty comfort-food meal this Fall!  These brilliant foods rank as the healthiest vegetables around. Brassicas are also known as cruciferous vegetables and they belong to the Brassicaceae family, more commonly known...

  A lot of excitement had built up to the day I received the lab results from food allergy testing.  I was desperate to heal my sick body and I knew that if I honored my new dietary guidelines, I’d soon find myself feeling better.  The...

If one of your goals is to become a healthier organization, it’s very important that you create an environment that supports this outcome.  It’s impossible to create change without making a change. Health goals aren't as achievable when the break room is filled with sugary treats. People will never...

Happy New Year! While there is nothing magical about January 1st, it is indeed a great time of year to focus on putting your energy towards new goals and intentions for the upcoming year. One of the most encouraging things about setting goals is that a single, small change is all you need...

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 in overload, your back is aching from sitting so long, and your stomach is rumbling because you forgot...