How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

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The holidays bring family, friends, togetherness…and lots of food, much of it laden with sugar and fat. So how can you manage to enjoy yourself without needing Santa-sized pants by New Year’s? If you know you’ve got a holiday party coming up with lots of goodies, decide ahead of time what you’re going to eat… Read more »

Happiness Is a Choice

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It may seem like a cliche to say that happiness is, indeed, a choice, but this comes from more than just a few self-help gurus. Did you know, there is scientific proof that it’s true. Some experts claim that we can control up to 40 percent of our own happiness. Knowing this, you may be… Read more »

Tips to Live a Positive Life

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We all have difficult times, and it’s often how we react that helps us get through them successfully. Creating a positive mental outlook can help immensely when those tough spots come along. So, what can you do to stay positive in the face of the negative? Look at your environment. Too often we surround ourselves… Read more »

Healthy Snacks to Fuel Your Day

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Think about your average workday for a minute. When does your energy sag? For some of us, it’s midmorning or afternoon, when the previous meal has worn off and the next one seems far away. You may find yourself distracted, irritable, tired or just plain hungry. To stave off those feelings, add a little healthy… Read more »

Simple Ways to Relax When Work Gets Stressful

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Let’s face it: work gets stressful. We all know this. And while many of us would like to take the time to get a massage or take a day off, we can’t always do that. Sometimes we need something in the moment as well. So, give yourself five minutes a few times during the day… Read more »

Maximize Your Sleep with These Foods!

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You may not know this but eating certain food before going to sleep may help you sleep better. Ensuring quality sleep helps us boost our immune systems, keeps our brains and digestion healthy, and may reduce our risk of getting some chronic illnesses. Why not make a few strategic diet changes to help promote a… Read more »

The Importance of the Warm-Up and Cool-Down With Your Workout

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If you exercise regularly, you know a quality workout consists not only of the exercise itself, but also the warmup and cool down for it to be the most effective. Yet too often we skip these steps because we just want to finish the workout. However, the warmup and cool down will make your workout… Read more »

Shine as a Top Employee

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Of course, you want to make the best impression possible on your employer, and you can take several concrete steps to show yourself as a top employee. By accentuating the positive and eliminating the negative, you can make it happen, putting yourself in the best position to excel. Offer solutions instead of problems. In every… Read more »

How Can You Speed Up Recovery After Exercise?

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When you exercise, how do you feel after you’ve finished? How long does it take before that feeling of exhaustion and fatigue goes away? If you stick mostly to rest and some water, there are other steps you can take as well to help you speed up your recovery. Stretch. When you exercise, how do you… Read more »

Do You Drink Enough Water?

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Think about it: When was the last time you had a drink of water? Did reading that sentence make you thirsty? If so, you may need to up your daily intake. How much is enough? The idea of eight glasses a day is not a scientific fact but rather a recommendation. Now, that doesn’t mean… Read more »