Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Living in a culture so distracted by the thin/fit/cis/white/able-bodied ideal leads many to a disconnected relationship with the body, instead of one of reverence,” @benourished (Instagram). When I read this post, I immediately replayed tons of comments about holiday weight gain, not enjoying favorite dishes, or eating quantities of comfort foods that would starve aContinue reading “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry”

3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter

What We All Should Know…I hope! Good Hand Hygiene is Your Best Line of Defense Against Cold and Flu (and COVID-19) and Avoid Getting Sick by Keeping Your Distance Hopefully, you and your family have mastered these two basics of health. But running a three-way tie behind them are easy and just as important! EatContinue reading “3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter”

Pandemic Got You Down? Walking=Better Mood + Memory Boosts

Walking might be the simplest, low-impact form of valuable aerobic exercise. Not only is it easy and free to take a walk, but there are many serious health perks.  We all know that walking is good for your physical health, but did you know that walking for just 30 minutes each day can also significantlyContinue reading “Pandemic Got You Down? Walking=Better Mood + Memory Boosts”

Getting Off The Couch, Part 2

Walking! All the Cool Kids Are Doing It! If you haven’t exercised in a while, or are looking for something easy you can do every single day give walking a try. It’s perfect! It is low impact, easy, can go at your own pace, you don’t need any special equipment and you can start atContinue reading “Getting Off The Couch, Part 2”

Getting Off The Couch (Part 1)

The Case for Exercise By now, most adults are well aware of the physical and mental health benefits of exercise and understand the importance of engaging in some form of regular physical activity. As nations around the globe cope with life in a pandemic, business closures, social distancing, and changes in everyday schedules are disrupting justContinue reading “Getting Off The Couch (Part 1)”

FFATX 2: Improving Our Health in Uncertain Times

For most of us, the current state of the world is an unprecedented and uncertain time. The Covid-19 pandemic, racial struggles, and the financial strain of the closures are all taking a toll on the holistic well-being of the global citizenry. Collectively and as individuals, we are more aware of our health status, and manyContinue reading “FFATX 2: Improving Our Health in Uncertain Times”