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Jan. 20, 2021: Making an Action Plan, Weekly Wellness Chat

This week we created action plans to help us achieve those SMART goals we talked about the week before. Listen in to learn what an action plan is, what its purpose is, a quick review of SMART goals and then create your own action plan along side Health Coach Rachel. Download our action plan template. Download […]

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What Do the New USDA Dietary Guidelines Mean For Me?

Every five years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) releases updated dietary guidelines. In the past, these guidelines have been showcased through different food pyramids and MyPlate. The 2020-2025 guidelines are tagged with “Make Every Bite Count.” This means choosing nutrient dense foods and drinks while staying mindful of your total calorie intake.  So what does […]

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Jan. 13, 2021: Setting SMART Goals, Weekly Wellness Chat

This week we talked about setting SMART goals. Listen to Health Coach Rachel go over what a SMART goal is, write your own SMART goal and hear a few members share their own goals. You can also read our blog post on SMART Goal Setting. Register to Join Weekly Wellness Chats The weekly wellness chats are […]

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SMART Goal Setting

Welcome to a new year! It is such an exciting time to start fresh, re-align our goals and pave the way to a better us. Many people set lofty New Year’s resolutions and often give up before February. So how do we make sure we can achieve our goals? We write them down and make them […]

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Healthy Hydration

This time of year it’s common for many to overdo it with beverages. People often underestimate the effects that too much alcohol, caffeine and sugary drinks can have on their mind and body. Moreover, beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, can add empty, unnecessary calories to your day. Read on for three tips for healthy hydration this winter. […]

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Staying Active Over the Holidays

For many of us our days are packed with work, helping children with remote learning, holiday shopping and the other dozen things on your daily to-do list. It can feel difficult to add time for exercising into the mix. Over the holidays you’re most likely consuming more calories than normal, so remaining active is important. Plus, […]

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Managing Holiday Stress

The holidays can be a happy yet stressful time. Take care of yourself this year and manage your stress. Focus on being mindful, present, and thankful for your family, friends, health and well-being. Practice Gratitue This year has been tough, and the holidays are no exception. For every bummer, find a silver lining or three things […]

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Coronavirus and the Holidays

COVID-19 has changed every part of our lives this year and the holidays are no exception. This year you will just have to be creative (and honest) about the healthiest way to celebrate the holidays with loved ones. Take it as an opportunity to create new traditions, and reflect on what truly brings you joy this […]

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Holiday Happiness

The holiday season is upon us bringing with it cool winter air, treats galore, maybe a bit more online shopping than previous years, and that comraderie that seems to infect everyone, making people smile more readily (the smiles may just be hidden under masks right now, but they’re there!). But, there’s a darker side to the […]

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Eating Healthy Over the Holidays

Let’s be honest, eating healthy over the holidays can be hard. The key word this holiday season is going to be balance. Food is not a reward nor is exercise a punishment for eating. Keep that in mind this holiday season. That being said, you can enjoy the holiday season with balance by sticking with your normal […]

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