Stress Management Techniques – Breathing – Part 2 of 4
December 2, 2022
Last week we introduced the topic of stress management and what stress does on our bodies, and how it impacts our pain. We discussed journaling to note what and how you are feeling and utilizing gratitude to balance and focus on positivity. This week I’d like to introduce the importance of breathing. Breathing is an
Stress Management Techniques: How Stress Impacts Us – Part 1 of 4
November 24, 2022
No matter who you are or what you do, we all experience stress in our lives. That stress has been amplified in recent years when you add COVID and isolation from family and friends; political tension; inflation and financial stress. Stress can manifest itself in physical ways, causing tension in our head, neck, shoulders, and
How To Stay on Track Through the Holidays
November 16, 2022
This time of year is easy to overeat and drink, stay up late, carry more stress, and exercise less. But the holidays only come one time per year, and you’ll get back on track January 1st, right? WRONG! Don’t let the hard work you have put in the last 10+ months go to the wayside.
Budget-Friendly Ways to Get More Veggies on Your Plate
October 29, 2022
The average adult should aim to get half their plate at each meal filled with fruits and veggies (with veggies being slightly more than fruits). Many acknowledge the challenges in doing so – cost of fresh fruits and vegetables, not knowing how to prepare or cook certain vegetables, or simply not liking them. Here are
How Much Physical Activity Do I Need?
October 27, 2022
Cardiorespiratory Exercise: Adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. Can be met through 30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise five days per week or 20-60 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise three days per week. One continuous session AND multiple shorter sessions of at least 10 minutes are both acceptable to accumulate the