Category: Wellness

Boosting your Immune System

Source: Eat Pretty Every Day by Jolene Hart

As we tend to stay inside throughout the cold months, your body is not receiving as much light or fresh air, and you may be more susceptible to colds, dryness, or inflammation. Each winter, you may find it helpful to evaluate your routine and determine how you can boost your immune system through nutrition and self-care, using ingredients you may already have at home.

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Improve Your Quality of Sleep

November brings chilly weather, daylight savings, and the kickoff to the holiday season. If you are feeling like these changes are causing your body and mind stress- you are not alone! Here are a few ways manage these changes and maintain a healthy quality of sleep.

The time change that comes with Daylight Savings can interrupt your sleep schedule and affect your internal clock. If you find yourself struggling with this adjustment or simply want to improve your quality of sleep,

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How to Create Your Prevention Plan

Information sourced from cdc.gov

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; however, it is important to be aware and mindful about potential risk of breast cancer throughout the year. Here are steps you can take to educate yourself about your personal level of risk, and how you can proceed with preventative measures all year long.

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Did You Reflect?

Here we are at the transition – fall into winter, heading into a new year. How was your year? Did you get some time away? Did you have time to reflect – time to step back and think about your life and work, your projects, relationships, or your health?

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Why I’m Grateful for My Problems

I’m grumbling about my challenges today: too many things to do, not enough time, not enough money, can’t make headway on my projects, gaining weight, menopause weirdness, sprained my ankle . . . but then I pause. I take a breath . . .

I’m actually grateful for my problems.

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Is Night Chatter Keeping You Up?

I recently heard someone describe the mental chatter that keeps you awake as “night chatter.” I think that’s a very appropriate term.

Many people talk to me about their struggles with sleep and most are complaining about night chatter – the mind that won’t turn off.

So, what to do?

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Relieve Anxiety and Encourage Peace Through Yoga

Join UFH Yoga Provider Linda DiValerio in a gentle yoga flow designed to help reduce anxiety, cultivate a peaceful mindset, and awaken your body. This flow is for all abilities and can be done anywhere!

We like to begin our practice with a thoughtful meditation; today our practice begins with a quote by Mary Anne Radmacher.

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” Read more

Reiki

Reiki is a healing energy therapy that originated by Mikao Usui in Japan.  Reiki restores energetic alignment and balance and promotes healing on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels.

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