General Health

5 Benefits of Practicing Self-Care

Posted: 
March 2020

Engaging in a self-care practice has many benefits for our physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. If you’ve never thought about self-care – or are interested in learning more about it – consider taking our self-care quiz to identify some areas you could focus on in your daily routine. Then, peruse just some of the many benefits of practicing self-care below to help you find the motivation to make them a priority.

Are You Prioritizing Self-Care? Take this Quiz.

Posted: 
February 2020

Self-care can help support every area of your life and create a healthy relationship with yourself and others. And it isn’t all bubble baths by candlelight (though that can certainly be part of your routine!). Well-rounded self-care accounts for your emotional, physical, and mental health. Take our simple self-care quiz to identify things you can keep doing or add to your life so you can spend the new year thriving.

6 Tips for Staying Hydrated in the Winter

Posted: 
January 2020

You may equate the importance of hydration with the summer months, but hydration is still essential for good health in the winter. These six hydration tips can help you make sure you’re staying hydrated all year round.

How to Lower High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

Posted: 
December 2019

One way to lower high cholesterol and blood pressure is by eating well.Blood pressure and cholesterol numbers are two helpful indicators of your heart health. High levels can be partially hereditary, but even if you are genetically predisposed, lifestyle changes can help manage them. 

Benefits of Unplugging From Technology

Posted: 
November 2019

Technology has become such an integral part of modern life that sometimes it can feel too inescapable. But as the holiday season approaches, there’s no better time to try a digital detox.

5 Causes of Heavy Periods

Posted: 
October 2019

One of the causes of menstrual periods is hormone imbalances.Heavy periods are a cause of discomfort, and sometimes worry, for many women. Now it’s time to dive a little deeper into why they happen and provide tips for how to manage them.

How to Improve Posture at Work [Infographic]

Posted: 
July 2019

Spending more time than ever in front of computers, smartphones, and tablets can wreak havoc on postural health. If you’ve experienced headaches or back or neck pain after work or a long technology session, you may be putting strain on your spine and joints. By learning how to improve posture, you might be surprised at how much better you feel both at work and at home. Start with these tips!

7 Ways to Reduce Summer Health Risks [Infographic]

Posted: 
June 2019

Summer is known as a time of relaxing warm days and fun in the sun, but most of us are also familiar with the flip side of the season – which comes in the form of sunburn, bug bites, dehydration, and other seasonal hazards. Pull up the lawn chair and kick off those sandals as we cover seven ways to reduce summer health risks and keep yourself safe this season.

7 Tips to Manage Your Period This Summer

Posted: 
June 2019

If you have plans and suddenly realize your period is due, you might worry that your monthly visitor will put a literal “cramp” in your style. Instead of canceling or fretting, try these tips to manage your period and lessen the discomfort.

5 Warning Signs of Unhealthy Stress Levels

Posted: 
December 2018

Whether it’s the hustle and bustle of the holidays or just the whirlwind of everyday life, stress can sneak up on you and take a toll on your physical and mental health over time. Here’s a list of five common signs of unhealthy stress levels.

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