Seasonal Living: How To Not Let Summer Pass You By When You’re Busy at Work

  • August 17, 2019
  • by Carrie Petri
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How’s August treating you? Has it been slow at work with lots of people out of the office and plenty of summer Fridays? Or unseasonably busy and chaotic?  My month’s been the latter thanks to a looming project deadline, and I’ve heard the same from plenty of people. However your August is shaping up, I want to remind you that...

Why Companies That Promote Healthy Stress Management Win

  • August 9, 2019
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“Do you ever get pushback when you advise people to reduce their stress? Doesn’t that cut into productivity and make you less competitive?” I got this question once and it really surprised me — the negative impacts of stress on health and happiness are so obvious to me at this point that it hadn’t occurred to me that anyone might...

All About Green Juice (+ My Go-To Recipe)

  • July 24, 2019
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A few months ago, I gave a talk on wellness at a dinner for 40 people. The talk was to be given as part of an awards ceremony at a private club, and the coordinators asked me to help plan a healthy menu for the dinner to go along with my presentation on how to integrate wellness and healthy habits...

A 5-Minute Tool to Get OUT of Overwhelm And Back Into A Focused Mindset

  • July 16, 2019
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Being busy can help keep us in a productive, motivated state. But when we have so much to do that we start to feel overwhelmed, our performance can start to slip. Think about it – The more tasks that you’re trying to manage, the more energy you need to expend towards just remembering everything there is to do. And each...

Healthy Travel: Seattle Edition

  • July 9, 2019
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When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, traveling can throw a wrench into well-established routines. Without your typical schedule and go-to’s near the office, meals and workouts can be left to chance — which can mean multiple days of less than healthy choices. I’m all for going 100% into vacation mode and squeezing every ounce of joy out of...

Everything in Moderation: 5 Tips for Healthy Drinking

  • July 2, 2019
  • by Carrie Petri
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Happy 4th of July! Here’s to a workweek broken up by vacation days and fireworks. If you like enjoying a good cocktail, glass of wine or cold beer with your summer celebrations, but you also want to stay on this side of healthy, this week’s post is for you. So much of consistently maintaining a healthy lifestyle is about balance:...