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With temperatures heating up, getting enough water to drink every day is so important to physical and mental health along with chronic disease management. Water is a major component of the human body, representing on average approximately 60% of an adult’s body weight. Hydration is critical for health! Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart  [Read More…]

  • Stay FIt

    Staying healthy: Should We Stand Up, Sit Down, Or Keep Moving?

    Sitting too much is common with the large majority of individuals. For those with lifestyle disease, it is now suspected that up to 80% of their waking hours are spent sitting down. We are now seeing current guidelines for health that include recommendations to reduce or interrupt long amounts of time sitting. Emerging research now  [Read More…]

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    Knowledge is Power: Corona Virus Data & Your Risk

    After looking at the research, the data regarding Corona Virus and mortality (rate of death) is challenging to understand. Because many cases are asymptomatic and worldwide testing methods are not standardized, the true mortality rate is really unknown.  Covid-19 is highly contagious, but the severity of the infection varies greatly among individuals. Recent data points  [Read More…]

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    10 Important Blood Tests And What They Are For?

    Blood Tests: A blood test is an analysis of the blood sample in the laboratory. We can get the blood mainly from veins in the arm via finger prick or hypodermic needle. Almost all of us go through blood testing at least once in our life.   Blood tests are a great indicator of the body’s  [Read More…]

  • Staying Fit

    Does walking for 15 minutes each day REALLY make a difference? YES, YES IT WILL!

    I know that we are all feeling the effects of being “in” now for the past few weeks but let’s move, if only a little, and come out of this just a little bit better. Walking for just 15 minutes per day, ideally, two times per day is all it takes. The research is IN  [Read More…]

  • Stay Healthy

    Healthy Ways to Beat Fatigue During a Pandemic

    As I have been working with clients this past week, the thing I am noticing is that people are beginning to get tired, really tired. So much change, many are feeling hopeless regarding getting back to normal any time soon. The outcome of all of this is emotional fatigue! Emotional and/or mental fatigue is taking  [Read More…]

  • Staying Fit

    How to Stay Fit During COVID19 Lockdown

    High-Tech Options  Some may have access to a video game-like BoxVR – a boxing-inspired workout from a virtual gym. There are also new applications like Peleton, Zwift, and Nike that offer workouts with a motivated instructor to keep you sweating.  Low-Impact Exercise  Now is the time for free Yoga workouts all over the internet or  [Read More…]

  • Physical and Mental health

    Take charge of your emotions & Self-Calm!

    During these times, we are all under more stress related to uncertainty, change, and the threat of the ongoing pandemic. Self-calming activities are ways to stop and ease the signs and symptoms of stress. Self-calming has been shown to benefit both physical and mental health, as it puts an end to damaging thoughts. Self-calming is  [Read More…]

  • Covid 19

    Resilience In Response To Covid-19

    Resilience is the ability to stay calm, bounce back quickly, and not only recover but to find personal strength when dealing with stress and adversity. Stress is not inherently a negative thing. Some stress is good for us. Stress can keep us safe and increase our awareness. It is how we deal with stress that  [Read More…]

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    Seasonal Affective Disorder 2020

    January is a tough month for many folks. The holidays are over, family gatherings have passed, and it is all about surviving the cold, dark, and grey days. So, what is seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is related to the changing seasons. And SAD is not just  [Read More…]