"Wellness means overall well-being: being active by actively connecting, actively caring, actively giving, and actively moving are my go-to tactics toward well-being! Well-being is something that we DO. We eat well, move well, sleep well, rest well, work well, and relate well. Wellness means that we live well!"
Eating out is delicious and convenient, but you're likely missing out on the many benefits of cooking and eating at home! Home cooking produces more nutritious meals, gives an opportunity to bond with friends and family, and saves time. Check out these tips to start cooking at home!
"I feel I contribute to the mission by actively promoting making healthy choices. I encourage my peers to go walks, take the stairs, I provide them a helpful ear when they need someone to talk to, and I promote a balance between work and life."
You can still enjoy winter treats in an enjoyable and healthy way! Prioritize colorful foods, be mindful with your food choices, and most importantly, enjoy yourself and your company to have a healthy and happy winter season!
Eating healthy is important but eating safe is even more important! Foodborne illness occurs when you consume food or drinks contaminated with a pathogen, however, it is quite preventable. Learn more about tips to help you eat safe!
"I think of wellness as a measure of the overall healthiness of my life. This includes all aspects not just physical, although that definitely plays a big part, but also emotional, relational, and mental healthiness too. When I'm enforcing healthy boundaries... when I get up and walk... when I use my finances ... when I take rest time for my emotional health that's a part of wellness."
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"I try to make talking about wellness a regular practice. Talking about wellness creates a culture where wellness is a priority. Helping people get started with one small step is how wellness happens. Eventually, the healthier choice is the easiest choice."
Focusing on wellness has been one of the greatest gifts I have given myself and shared with others. In a world full of constant distractions and challenges, wellness gives me the opportunity to slow down, hit the rest button, and focus on the things that matter most. Wellness also drives my creativity, which is an important part of my work that brings me joy.
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