Health Topics

  • Fall Activities to Keep You Young

    Fall, while beautiful, often reminds us that we are inevitably getting older. Aging is unavoidable but it doesn’t have to be an indicator of a less-enjoyable life. If you find yourself falling into a negative mindset because of the stigma associated with aging, there are concrete activities you can include in your fall routine that can make you feel younger.

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  • An Overview of the Gut-Brain Link

    It might seem funny to consider how your gut can influence your brain…but think about it—have you ever experienced a “gut feeling”? Here, you’ll get an idea of how the microbial life in your gut can influence your thoughts and actions, and what you can do to improve your gut health so you can thrive day after day. View Post
  • Fighting Chronic Stress and Building Resilience

    Stress is one of the things in life that we just cannot avoid. In fact, things or events that activate our stress response, or stressors, are everywhere in the environment and can include things like meeting deadlines at work, giving a speech or presentation, skipping a meal, or even exercising. ... View Post
  • Your Personalized Spring Health Tune-Up

    Although we humans are not computers, we all need to reboot ourselves every now and again. Let’s take a look at a few ways we can do this so that we can be at our absolute best, mentally, physically, and emotionally, in order to thrive and operate daily with joy, energy, and purpose. View Post
  • The Health Benefits of Physical Activity: Weekend Warriors and Sedentary Behavior

    Currently physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading cause of mortality globally and the CDC report that an estimated 300,000 deaths in the US each year are related to physical inactivity and poor diet. View Post
  • 10 Unexpected Causes of Fatigue

    Have you noticed that you’re feeling more tired than usual over the last few days, weeks, or even months? Feeling a little tired occasionally is normal, but when you feel extreme tiredness that occurs seemingly out of nowhere, there may be an underlying problem.  View Post
  • Thinking Positively Is Not Just Wishful Thinking

    Would you consider your glass to be half-empty or half-full? Your answer to this question can tell someone a lot about yourself. Interestingly, there is evidence that having a positive mindset is actually beneficial to your overall health.

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  • How to Beat the Winter Blues

    Have you been finding it difficult to stay positive in the cold, winter months? You’re not alone—the winter blues are quite common for people living in temperate climates—regions of the world that typically experience warm summers and cool winters. For example, roughly 15% of people have been reported to experience the winter blues, which is considered a seasonal subtype of major depression1. View Post