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Jen Wynn

What to Eat – And Not Eat – When You’re Sick

by Jen Wynn

Eating a variety of foods to achieve a balanced diet most days can make all the difference in preventing us from getting sick. But when we do catch a germ, balanced nutrition can help us recover quickly. And, unfortunately, some… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing on a Budget: Affordable Ways to Prioritize Your Health in 2024

by Jen Wynn

Take care of yourself a little more without jeopardizing any financial goals you’ve set in place this new year. Eat Well You can make modest changes to your weekly meal plan that can support balanced nutrition and overall wellbeing while… Continue Reading →

Fun Ways To Make the Holidays Memorable

by Jen Wynn

Science supports the idea that leisure activities and play connect to whole-person well-being: In many indirect ways, joyful and playful leisure experiences support overall emotional, mental, physical, social, and even financial well-being. These experiences can reduce stress and improve our… Continue Reading →

Prevent Post-Vacation Whiplash

by Jen Wynn

Research supports the notion that vacations boost overall life satisfaction, improve sense of health, reduce exhaustion, increase overall wellbeing, and reduce burnout or mental fatigue. When we truly unplug, we also boost creativity and productivity in the time that follows…. Continue Reading →

Agree to Disagree: 10 Tips for Disagreeing Respectfully

by Jen Wynn

Take a deep breath and count to ten to stay calm. Try talking slower and in an even tone to keep the other person calm, too. Prioritize logic and facts over emotions. Try to focus on your reasoning and the… Continue Reading →

Sun Safe

by Jen Wynn

Enjoying the outdoors during the sunniest months has so many benefits for our wellbeing but it’s also critical to safeguard our skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Daily sunscreen use is the most effective form of skin care and… Continue Reading →

7 Types of Rest We Need

by Jen Wynn

Build in these forms of rest throughout your day to recharge fully. PHYSICAL REST Physical recovery can be passive (think: sleep, relaxing on the couch) and active (any activity or self-care practice that feels restorative). Both forms are important. We… Continue Reading →

30-Minute Winter Cheddar & Ham Soup

by Jen Wynn

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients ½ cup carrot, diced ¼ cup onion, chopped ¼ cup celery, chopped 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced ¼ cup butter, cubed 2 ½ cups potatoes,… Continue Reading →

How to Make Holiday Treats Part of Your Nutrition Plans

by Jen Wynn

Making Holiday Treats Fit Within Your Wellness Goals Believe it or not, enjoying the full sensory experience of taste, texture and fragrance that comes with dining is a valuable part of a lifelong journey toward optimal wellbeing. Great news: that… Continue Reading →

Roasted Butternut Squash Casserole

by Jen Wynn

A New Thanksgiving Dish to Add to the Mix Looking for a fresh side to add to your holiday dinner lineup or to bring as a dish to pass? Try this savory casserole! It has plenty of flavor and fall… Continue Reading →

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