By Kim Thomas, Us Health Corps Losing even just a bit of weight can be difficult, but overriding a lifetime of bad habits that have led to obesity is a big challenge. You will be bombarded with contradictory information on how to lose weight quickly and effortlessly, but these methods are short-lived and can actually … Continue reading Fighting Obesity Through Wellness
By Erica Wennell, My Gut Instinct Board Member We often hear that our children are our greatest asset, the door to the future. How can we help them build confidence in their financial future? One good answer is a credit union savings account. By encouraging regular savings at Sun Federal CU, you prepare your kids … Continue reading Get Kids Started on the Right Financial Path
By Laural Miller, My Gut Instinct Board member Stress wreaks havoc in us. This happens whether we physically feel stressed or not. When our body is triggered and the flight or fight mode is activated, no matter how big or small the stressor; our bodies can be set on fire. Now, not all stress is … Continue reading Why Resiliency is the Antidote to Stress
By Paige A. Mitchell, Freelance Writer & Reviewer Mindfulness is all the rage right now, but what does it really mean? We’ve heard of eating mindfully, living mindfully and increasing our ability to be mindful by staying off our phones and maybe even doing some yoga. A good all-purpose definition is that mindfulness is the … Continue reading Creating a Mindful Space at Home
Contributed by Michael Nash from My Fitness Boutique Our greatest intentions to go to the gym regularly can be obstructed by a lack of free time or the growing cost of gym memberships. If your gym plans hit a brick wall and remain unfulfilled, why not try these 30-minute high-intensity workouts at home? No need … Continue reading Burn 500 Calories in Just 30 Minutes!
By Aparna Mele Traveling, whether for business or pleasure, does not necessarily have to mean leave your fitness goals behind. It is true that when it comes to reaching your fitness goals, consistency is always crucial to success. Still, while travel workouts are obviously great if you can fit them in, don’t stress about taking … Continue reading Travelling Exercise
By Aparna Mele, MD March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer in both men and women in the United States with an estimated 140,000 cases a year. Colorectal cancer is significantly higher among minorities, and African Americans have higher mortality rates and higher incidence rates of … Continue reading Eating For A Healthy Colon
By Laurie Larson We’ve all been sleeping all of our lives; that’s a no brainer. What you may find alarming to learn is that you may be doing it all wrong. There are obvious connections between our sleep and our health. When we lose out on sleep, our health begins to suffer. Chronically skipping out … Continue reading Have You Been Sleeping Incorrectly?
Source: National Center for Environmental Health; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Make sustainable holiday choices when you are shopping, traveling, sending cards, decorating, and choosing gifts. When you save energy and resources, you protect the environment and safeguard health both now and for the future. Are you one of those organized people who are … Continue reading Go Green For The Holidays
By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Digestive problems can wreak havoc on your quality of life. Gastrointestinal issues don’t only leave you uncomfortable, but they also make it difficult to maintain a normal life. After all, it’s hard to be present in a business meeting or social gathering when you’re constantly worried about finding … Continue reading Tips for Healing Digestive Problems Naturally