When you work in an office, maintaining your healthy lifestyle becomes much more difficult. From the coffee breaks paired with an unhealthy snack to the fact that office jobs are sedentary, work life can make it difficult to get enough exercise and eat well. The infographic below from Gundry MD outlines a few ways you can stay healthy at the office.Read More
Fitbit, the health and exercise tracker, has finally added "female health tracking" to their roster of features.Read More
A new trend in the American school system is outdoor nature preschools that encourage young children to learn, explore and play outside.Read More
So many of us crunch ourselves into impossible sitting or standing positions and forget to move our bodies during the workday. Fight this by setting regular reminders in your calendar to get up, stretch, and get the blood flowing throughout your body.
You know that friend that tends to always make healthier decisions than you? The one who eats vegetables, goes to the gym religiously and even flosses regularly? They are probably doing so because they have a greater sense of purpose.Read More
Five years ago, my life was vastly different than the one I live now. But somehow, not so different at all. Being a not-so-young adult in this modern era is confusing, hard to grasp and all around difficult -- perhaps not that different from previous generations but we sure are more vocal about it. Pair that with the burden of both physical and mental health issues and a handful of major life events -- shit got real, really fast, and I could not keep up.
Do you ever get that feeling like you’re drowning? In debt, in personal problems, in yourself? Yeah, me too. But if I knew then what I know now, I would have been able to tread that water in a way that wasn’t so completely and utterly exhausting.Read More
This past month has been one of the most challenging balancing acts of my life. My partner’s mother was hospitalized and took a turn for the worse the week before Easter. Tests results later revealed what the doctors had warned us would be the worst possible diagnosis -- Leukemia. At a time when my loved ones were falling into pieces, it was critical that I prepare myself for all possible scenarios.Read More
A healthy diet promotes good health, and employee wellness is tied so closely to worker efficiency that 77 percent of lost productivity is attributable to health-related issues, according to a recent study.Read More
If you are constantly changing your sleep and eating habits, or have rotating work shifts, you could be more likely to have a stroke. A new study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine found that the constant change in daily routine makes it harder to maintain a regular 24-hour cycle.Read More
When Elizabeth Segran experimented with switching to a plant-based diet, she found some unexpected results. Because her food options became quite limited, she realized that the lack of choice and the diet itself actually helped her productivity.Read More
When we get hungry, and remain hungry, our moods are hugely affected. Our tempers flair, we become super irritable, and human interaction becomes difficult. That's where the term 'hangry' comes from -- a marriage of "hungry" and "angry." And it turns out feeling hangry is a very real thing.Read More
Entrepreneurs tend to put their businesses above all else. It's always at the top of their priority list, sitting high above relationships and even health. This isn't usually driven by money. Most entrepreneurs are driven by the idea of building something great, something that can change lives or even make the world a better place. It's this rationale that justifies putting the business above everything else.Read More