Health & Wellness

Apr 15, 2019Health & Wellness

Get a Grip on Wellness

In 1979, Dan Rather did a health segment on 60 Minutes and said, “Wellness, there’s a word you don’t hear every day.”1 Now, almost forty years later, we live in a world where we often hear the word wellness, every day and more. While we may hear the word a lot, wellness isn’t always clearly […]

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Apr 07, 2019Health & Wellness

Setting Health Wellness Goals — Begin Right Where You Are

Welcome to your new wellness plan! For some, getting started is hard because they feel that their current state of wellness isn’t even on the charts. Others are ready to go but just need some direction. In this article, you’ll find encouragement and information to help get your wellness program set up and moving. Wellness […]

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Mar 31, 2019Health & Wellness

Reflexology: Understanding the Benefits

Massaging your hands, ears, and feet can be very relaxing. The application of pressure in these areas can be very effective to alleviate stress. This process is known as reflexology. There are numerous types of massage techniques, but reflexology is specifically limited to your hands, feet, and ears. One of the reasons why reflexology is […]

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Mar 19, 2019Health & Wellness

12 Ways to Connect the Mind and Body

Previously, we addressed some of the ways that the mind and the body interact to create physical and mental health. Now, it’s important to explore some ways that the mind and body can be connected so that optimal overall health and wellness can be cultivated. Meditation and Mindfulness There are over 800 meditation studies listed […]

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Mar 15, 2019Health & Wellness

An Introduction to the Connection Between Physical and Mental Health

So much attention is paid to physical health in our country and too often mental health gets left behind. In truth, our physical and mental beings are interconnected to such a fine degree, that treating one without the other may be futile. Many physicians and wellness professionals believe that nothing has more power to heal […]

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Mar 14, 2019Health & Wellness

What are Pesticides and How Do They Affect Human Health?

Over 10,000 years ago our early ancestors figured out that by routinely burying seeds in the ground a sustainable food source can be established and so was born the agricultural revolution.1 Despite the huge advantage of farming our food products, the last half-century has seen the apex of industrial agriculture and the rise of a […]

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Mar 14, 2019Health & Wellness

What Exactly is Buteyko Breathing?

The Buteyko breathing method is one that focuses on slowing down the breathing rate and helping to regulate the overall rhythm of it.1 It is meant to correct hyperventilation and the negative consequences of shallow breathing. According to the medical doctor that invented the breathing practice, those that suffer from respiratory diseases like asthma tend […]

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Mar 13, 2019Health & Wellness

Best Altitude Sickness Remedies for On-The-Go

If you’ve spent most of your life at sea level, heading to a higher altitude can be a shock to the system. While not everyone who heads to the mountains will experience symptoms of altitude sickness, it is important to understand the signs and know how to combat the negative effects. Gradually letting your body […]

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