Avoiding Workplace Burnout

Returning to work after the holidays is a little difficult for most people. It’s hard to return back to work after spending time relaxing with family and friends, eating too much, and probably sleeping in. It’s normal to feel a little sluggish after the holidays, just be aware of signs of burnout. Workplace burnout…

Building Individual Resilience

Everyone is bound to have one of those days. You know, the type of day where you have a flat tire, spill coffee on yourself, or get some kind of bad news. Sometimes it’s more than a day. Sometimes the car, washing machine, and air conditioner all go out at the same time. How…

Top Five Wellness Apps for Kids

Especially after the holidays lots of kids are looking for the newest coolest apps to load on to their new IPads and tablets. For the kids who are interested in Wellness and Healthy Eating there are so many options to choose from, below are some of the highest rated wellness apps for kids. George…

How To Deal With Stress

Going back to school after a break is always hard. Your bed seems extra cozy, and you’d probably rather lay around watching TV or playing on your IPad. There always seems to be so much to do when you go back to school. Book reports, science fair, and homework can all add up and…

Is the HPV Vaccine Right for Your Family?

If someone told you that you or your child could get a vaccine to help prevent cancer, what would your answer be? The human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine can do just that. Approved in 2006, the vaccine works against strains of the virus that cause cervical cancer, other cancers of the reproductive system and…

Caring for the Caregiver: When You’re Caring for Elderly Parents

After our children grow up and leave the nest, most of us believe our role as caregivers is over. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 5 households takes on that role again, providing caregiving to elderly parents or other relatives. Finding your role as child flip-flopped to…

Refrigerator and Pantry Makeover

Open up the fridge or pantry in households around the country and chances are some of the indulgences may tip the scale toward seriously unhealthy.  To start the New Year, consider a refrigerator and pantry makeover.  Get rid of prepackaged, processed foods and replace them with natural foods.   By spending a little extra time…