The Benefits of Yoga

Inhale…Exhale… Let’s talk about stress relief. With everything going on in the world today, it can be hard not to feel anxious on a regular basis. But, with stress having such a negative effect on overall health, it’s important we learn the tools to help manage our feelings and decompress when needed.     One tool…

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Family Health and Fitness Day

Get together and get moving for National Family Health and Fitness Day this Saturday, June 12! Family Health and Fitness Day was created by the National Recreation and Park Association to encourage physical activity while also highlighting the important role parks and recreational areas play in keeping our communities healthy. Make a Change Whether you’re…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Each year, this initiative aims to spread the word about the growing prevalence of traumatic brain injuries and how we can better protect ourselves.  First, let’s review how our brains work! The brain is a part of your body’s central nervous system, and it functions by sending and receiving…

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 22-28 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDA Week). In a world where you can’t open an app, turn on the TV, or glance at a magazine rack without seeing a model with the “perfect look,” body image issues are widely common amongst teens and young adults. Although mainstream media has taken strides towards…

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Understanding and Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease

We all have those days when things seem to slip our mind completely. Maybe you forgot to feed the dog before work or find yourself wondering why you walked into a room. But what happens when an older family member’s forgetfulness goes far beyond being absent-minded, and you fear this is the start of something…

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Parenting in a Pandemic: Back to School Safety Tips

As a parent, there are countless life milestones you’ve been preparing for since you had your first child. Although the first day of school is on that list, no one could have anticipated the circumstances we’re currently under. Some things may be out of our control, but there are ways to feel more prepared for what you’re walking into. This…

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How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

Children pick up on their parents’ energy and moods, and they understand something is happening in the world right now. If it hasn’t already, the initial excitement of taking a break from school will wear off, and the lack of routine can be distressing for some children. If explaining this pandemic to your kids feels…

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Understanding Endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, a topic that brings women, families, and medical communities together. The Endometriosis Awareness movement began in 1993 when Mary Lou Ballweg and seven other women decided that endometriosis, and all the women around the world suffering from it, deserved to be recognized. As with all health issues, the best way…

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New Year, New Start

The new year is the optimal time to commit to living a healthier life. Nothing can light a fire under us like the idea of a fresh start, and here it is!  Plan it out When making resolutions, planning is essential to their success. Broadly generalizing your goals can deter you from accomplishing them. For…

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Get Together and Get Moving

Family Health and Fitness Day Sometimes it can feel like trying to get kids to be active and eat their veggies almost isn’t worth the fight. However, with children in the U.S. averaging a whopping seven and a half hours of screen-time daily, it’s more important now than ever to get them off the couch…

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