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Is Lack of Sleep Affecting Your Health?

By |March 9th, 2017|Blog|

Just like eating and breathing, sleep is essential for a healthy life. During sleep, your body repairs and revives your brain, heart, and body, getting them ready for a new day. However, most adults don’t get enough of it. Some people don’t make sleep a priority in their busy lives. Others lack good sleep habits—or [...]

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4 Ways to Manage the Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a disorder commonly experienced in the winter months due to the lack of sun and inability to spend time outside. Its symptoms are very similar to depression including loss of enjoyment, listlessness, and lack of motivation. SAD can be difficult to cope with and upsetting with the holidays just around [...]

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Early Heart Health May Influence Future Mental Health

By |November 23rd, 2016|Blog|

Young hearts are full of hope and promise. However, a recent study suggests that early heart health may influence future mental health. The study focused on resting heart rate and blood pressure. It reveals that young males with higher resting heart rates – above 82 beats per minute—may be at risk for a future diagnosis [...]

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Live Your Healthiest Summer Ever!

By |July 14th, 2014|stress management|

Summer is officially here! Did you know that summer is the healthiest season there is? Summer health is life health. In the longer and warmer days of summer we tend to slow down the stresses of our busy lives and for most of us life becomes less chaotic, healthier, and happier. During summertime many of us tend to naturally gravitate towards eating more fresh and raw foods, increased physical activity, and spending more time outside in the sun soaking up natural vitamin D. If you are looking to amp your wellness or increase your overall summer health this summer then follow these simple tips: Ten Simple Summer Health Tips 1. Eat clean. Avoid processed foods and artificial sweeteners. Focus on a whole food diet which includes lean proteins, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. 2. Try green smoothies. Green smoothies have become a staple for health seekers. For a healthy refreshing snack blend together leafy greens and your favorite fruit, or to replace a meal add an additional boost to your green smoothies such as protein powder, chia seeds, hemp seeds, or flax seeds. […]

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Live Your Healthiest Summer Ever!

By |July 11th, 2014|stress management|

Ten Simple Summer Health Tips By Brenda Morales Summer is officially here! Did you know that summer is the healthiest season there is? In the longer and warmer days of summer we tend to slow down the stresses of our busy lives and for most of us life becomes less chaotic, healthier, and happier. During [...]