Posted on July 31, 2017 by Susan Robinson
State employees have been participating in recreational sports leagues for three years now. The original goal of these leagues was to provide an outlet for stress, get some movement and build social well-being. Everyone seems to be having fun and enjoying getting to know people from other state agencies.
Posted on May 1, 2017 by Susan Robinson
As kids we played in the dirt, digging holes, making mud pies. Sometimes we even helped our parents plant flowers or a vegetable garden. We didn't realize how much we were helping our immune system become stronger. Come to find out, studies now show how gardening and touching the earth promotes overall well-being.
Posted on April 12, 2017 by Susan Robinson
This blog discusses different types of fats and how they affect our bodies. It also informs you which fats you should reduce or avoid. Everyone is encouraged to read labels to see what types of fats are being consumed.
Posted on February 22, 2017 by Susan Robinson
For 2017 the diet buzz word is Flexitarian. It describes a lifestyle change that focuses mostly on plant-based meals with occasional meat, poultry and fish consumption. It is being recognized by dietitians and health experts for its nutritional completeness and ease in keeping up long term, as well as long-term weight loss.
Posted on January 30, 2017 by Susan Robinson
We've all been guilty of procrastinating at one time or another. It can cause tremendous amounts of stress, which in turn can affect our physical health as well as our relationships with co-workers, family and friends. There are some helpful things you can try, including being self-aware and learning how to avoid distractions.
Posted on December 12, 2016 by Susan Robinson
Good quality sleep is important to our immune, metabolic and brain functioning. Literature has stated that 50% of Americans are not getting enough sleep. This blog will discuss tips on how to lower the causes of sleep disturbance.
Posted on December 4, 2016 by Susan Robinson
This blog is about getting cleaner with our eating. There is common behaviors and choices, and simple and easy alternatives that support a healthier life. You don’t have to suddenly change everything about your life just to hang on to your health.
Posted on November 21, 2016 by Susan Robinson
A significant amount of research is showing signs that unselfishly giving of your time to help others is good for your health and well-being.
Posted on November 20, 2016 by Susan Robinson
Today's blog introduces a new way of thinking about gratefulness. It is important to remember that giving thanks is not only reserved for this holiday – but rather, to be practiced daily. Daily gratitude practices are linked with better mood, less depression and even physical health benefits
Posted on October 30, 2016 by Susan Robinson
The holiday season is officially beginning with Halloween. Life can get really hectic really fast and this blog will give you some helpful hints how to try a new approach to help you prioritize your peace and sanity in these hectic times.