You have probably heard of the power of positive thinking. To make life less stressful and more healthful at home and at work, try the power of positive self-talk. Continue reading
Mindfulness has been a very popular trend for the past couple of years, and has been endorsed through research and celebrities as an effective answer to the demands of modern life.To introduce the meaning behind this simple yet powerful practice, Health Net is offering a live call/webinar titled The Art of Mindfulness Part I: Introduction. Continue reading
Despite living in a culture where we seek better nutrition, an active lifestyle and a renewed sense of well-being, nearly 100 million of us suffer from chronic pain every year.1 In fact, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. For those who suffer with chronic pain, the condition results in: Continue reading
It’s that time of year again when we vow to make improvements in ourselves – lose weight, stop smoking, get fit. But what about our finances? If the holiday season left you with some unwanted debt, it’s time to think about getting fit financially.
Whether we want to lose weight, work more effectively or just get the laundry done, we’re all in need of a little motivation now and then. These days we all wear so many hats, both at home and in the workplace, that it’s easy to lose motivation for even the simplest tasks. Here are a few suggestions for keeping yourself at the top of your game. Continue reading
As we continue into the 21st century, mobile applications, or apps, are playing an increasingly important role in the daily lives of individuals of all ages. Many use this mobile technology to track their health and activities – generating the potential to be used in concert with other health-promoting strategies. Continue reading
But do you realize just how important it is? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list lack of sleep along with smoking, lack of exercise, and poor nutrition as risk factors that cause major chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer.
From picking perfect presents (and overspending in the process), to preparing the perfect feast (and overeating in the process), to spending time with far-from-perfect family members (and overreacting in the process), the “season to be jolly” can easily morph into the “season to be stressed.”
Holiday merriment seems to go hand-in-hand with imbibing holiday spirits, and – with just a bit of planning ahead and following a few smart-drinking tips – you can greet the next day happy and hangover-free. Continue reading