Everything in Moderation: 5 Tips for Healthy Drinking

  • July 2, 2019
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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:...

Calm Under Pressure: 3 Ways to Stop Stress From Messing with Your Week

  • June 25, 2019
  • by Carrie Petri
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Many of us underestimate the impact of stress on our health and overall happiness. We get used to being chronically stressed out, or we chalk up pressure at work to being a necessary part of the job. We ignore feelings like mild anxiety, worry and momentary despair without taking action to protect ourselves from these emotions. But stress accumulates over...

Intermittent Fasting: What, Why + How To Try It At The Office

  • June 18, 2019
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By now you’ve likely heard of Intermittent Fasting (IF) or know someone who’s tried it. It’s been trending as a topic in the wellness space, in part because it’s included as an arm of the popular ketogenic (“keto”) diet. This post will give you a brief intro to intermittent fasting, plus some guidance on how to make it work if...

Beating the Sunday Night Blues

  • April 30, 2019
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As the weekend winds down and the workweek looms ahead, it’s not uncommon to experience feelings of overwhelm and anxiety — commonly known as the Sunday Night Blues. If you’re someone who suffers with this pre-Monday angst, the good news is that there are simple steps you can take to feel better right away: 1. HYDRATE. Since weekends often include...

3 Healthy Ways to Spring Detox

  • April 23, 2019
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Don’t know about you but I’ve been fully in Spring mode for the last couple of days, in denial of the still-chilly morning temps. With the start of Spring comes a need to let go of winter hibernation habits and to begin implementing routines that take advantage of Spring renewal, increased daylight and heightened energy. Here are a few detoxifying...

Tips To Help You Avoid #saddesklunch

  • April 16, 2019
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Eating lunch at your desk is a reality for many of us on busy days. It’s efficient, sure. But it can be also mean eating whatever is nearby regardless of how unhealthy. We wind up rushing through the meal and eating while distracted by email, news updates or social media — and overeating as a result. None of which leaves...