Category Archives: Wellness

When Prevention Works…

In September 2013, I had the great privilege to attend a White House Champions for Change award ceremony hosted by the U.S. Department  of Health and Human Services.  There were many important people at the event (after all, it was … Continue reading

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Take our questionnaire for a better No Sweat experience

Want more yoga? Love our recipes? Want winter classes? Tell us! We’re asking our readers and participants what they want so we can better help the community to hone a healthy lifestyle. Take our questionnaire here, and help us develop … Continue reading

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How to talk to someone who is suicidal

Suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States. One hundred and five people die by suicide each day, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and suicide is reaching epidemic proportions in the U.S.

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A cure for summer boredom

As the novelty of summer vacation wears off and the mid-summer slump sets in, kids are looking for fun things to do to save them from the ever feared boredom. Many parents want to provide their children with fun, summer … Continue reading

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How can we improve men’s mental health?

Mental health concerns of men are often similar to those of women: The need for safety, security, sufficient sustenance, and sexual and social fulfillment. Our self-esteem, our sense of worthiness, stems from a certainty in our ascribed and achieved roles.

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Just a girl in a gym: How small moments can have big meaning

Ever since I was in college, I’ve felt the strings of sadness pull at me in the hours after I leave my family. Because of my strange schedule, I went home on Thursday and Friday to celebrate Father’s Day. Yet, today (Sunday), … Continue reading

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Slices of hydration: cucumbers and Greek yogurt

Last week I shared my tips for battling a lack of energy with a breakfast/snacktime egg muffin recipe; this week I’m all about the grazing. If there’s one crucial point of health you need to follow to ensure your energy … Continue reading

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Deskercise: That sounds fun, doesn’t it?

Sometimes after a long day at work the last thing I want to do is go to the gym and workout. Seriously, there are so many things that go along with working out. First, you have to change out of … Continue reading

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Recognize the signs of mental illness before they reach stage 4

As May marks Mental Health Month, this year’s theme focuses on B4Stage4 — how people can address their mental health early rather than at “Stage 4,” when symptoms are more severe and recovery a longer process.

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A girl and her water bottle – A love story

I recently went into Target to pick up a new planner, a notebook, and a pair of flats to prepare for my new internship. If you’re anything like me, you never actually get what you need from Target and you … Continue reading

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