Have you ever wondered whether you should be buying organic produce or not? If you’ve noticed it’s more expensive than conventionally raised produce, then our guess is that you have. But the answer is not as cut and dry as you may think. The biggest reason to buy organic over non-organic produce comes down to
Are you looking for more creative ways to get yourself and your kids moving? Is this quarantine getting in the way of your fitness goals? You don’t have to be sedentary even if you’re stuck at home with the kids. Your children are always coming up with creative ways to play, so you should too!
It’s expensive eating healthy! I often hear from this family and friends alike. While I won’t disagree, I only need to remind myself that it is more expensive to deal with the diagnosis of chronic disease for the rest of my life. While food budgets may have tightened down during the pandemic and regularly purchased
Scheduling your fun, pleasure and family time is imperative for stress management. Stress, it’s everywhere. We deal with some form of stress daily, but you probably are finding it is a bit more intense over these past few weeks. Events that we perceive as stressful activate our sympathetic system known more commonly as the fight or
It’s clear that having meaning in your life is imperative if you’re going to be happy. For instance, yesterday I had an interesting conversation with one of our Team Members at Thriveology. The conversation started when she mentioned that she was on “Spring Break” this week (she’s a senior in high school). Now, I put
Wow, what a crazy time we have been living in for the past week. Most Americans are living a different life today than two weeks ago because of COVID19. The pandemic and social distancing have added stress to most of our lives. How to Identify Stress in Any Situation Stress presents itself in many different
Now, more than ever, you need to pay attention to how well your immune system is functioning. We know the things we need to do in order to reduce our risk of getting sick. However, it usually takes a drastic change (such as a pandemic) to shift us into action. To help move you
If you’re an athlete in this day and age, training is an integral part of your life. Not only are you asked to perfect your sport-specific skills through practice (BTW, practice makes permanent, not perfect…article to come soon), you also have to develop the abilities within those skills to become the best basketball player, football
Sleep is one of the most overlooked factors to improve when it comes to better health. You’ve been told more than once that, for optimal rest, you should get 8 hours of sleep. However, this number is truly arbitrary. And while it does make sense for most of us to try to get between 7
As we get deeper into the 21st century, we’re continuing to see more opportunities pop up for exercise selection. At this point, if you don’t know exercise is good for your health, you’ve been living in a rabbit hole. But, even with abundant options, is exercise really enough to help us overcome our mostly sedentary lifestyles??