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How to Build Your Resilience During a Crisis

by Maya Munot

Build Your Resilience: Overcome a Crisis, Foster Personal Growth and Improve Your Health! Have you ever heard of the word “resilience?” It is defined by psychologists as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats… Continue Reading →

Protect Your Wellbeing as a Health Care Professional

by Maya Munot

Here are five key practices for cultivating your own wellbeing and nurturing your relationships with colleagues and patients as a health care professional: Connection When you intentionally have kind and supportive interactions with others, you can encourage a collaborative work… Continue Reading →

Cold and Flu Safety Know-How to Help You Through the Winter

by Megan Van Hoet

According to the CDC, regular handwashing (particularly before and after certain activities) is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and prevent the spread of germs to others. Yes, you can avoid colds and the flu most of… Continue Reading →

November Is Men’s Health Month

by Jessica Malen

Why we’re celebrating Movemeber, and think you should, too. It’s November, which means it’s also Movember. Movember is all about tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention through a male lens. This month is dedicated to our… Continue Reading →

Have a Healthy, Happy Halloween With These Tips

by Jessica Malen

Are you ready for costumes, candy, and trick-or-treating? Seven in 10 Americans celebrate Halloween, with each person spending approximately $72.31 on candy and costumes annually. But where did the origins of this holiday begin? Halloween, also known as All Hallows’… Continue Reading →

Have Your Sports… And Be Healthy, Too!

by Jessica Malen

Just because football season is coming to an end and the Superbowl is approaching, doesn’t mean you should go all-out with the hot dogs and beer. It’s also not an excuse to sit for hours on end. Can you have… Continue Reading →

October Is Women’s Health Awareness Month

by Jessica Malen

Here are seven ways all women can maintain their wellbeing for a long, healthy life: Get regular check-ups. Ask your doctor how often you should be seen for a routine checkup and make sure you to address any health concerns… Continue Reading →

More Women May Consider Breast-Cancer-Gene Testing

by Maya Munot

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has the breast-cancer gene, also known as BRCA. But did you know that mutations to two BRCA genes– BRCA1 and BRCA2 – occur in an estimated 1 in 300 to 500 women and account for… Continue Reading →

Simple Ways to Enjoy Apples This Fall

by Kristy Hegner

Did you know? There are more than 100 varieties of apples grown in the U.S.! Autumn is apple season in most states – so it should be easy to find some in your hometown. Enjoy apples in some of these… Continue Reading →

Five-Senses Mindfulness Exercise

by Megan Van Hoet

Stressed out? Can’t stop worrying or thinking about something? Can’t focus? Feeling upset? Sometimes we feel like we’re caught in a tornado of thoughts and emotions. The exercise below is a quick and easy method for feeling more centered on… Continue Reading →

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