Is it just me or did summer fly by in the blink of an eye? Now that fall is here, it is time for Pumpkin Spice Lattes, over-sized sweaters, and football. Just as important, it is time to get back into a routine.
Research suggests that taking a vacation is actually good for your health. Did you know that most American workers aren’t taking any vacation time?
Year after year we set ourselves up for failure as we create outlandish and unattainable New Year’s resolutions. However, it is important for us to remember that New Year’s is a time to reflect on our past year’s behavior and how we can make positive lifestyle changes in the year to come.
I just spent the last two weekends working on home improvement projects… scraping ceilings, painting, and deep cleaning.
From time to time, I can’t help but define my life as a “mess”. With everything that goes on in our lives – from work, kids, school, anxiety, relationships, personal perceptions, etc. – it’s hard not to.
Talk about a positive perk: By cultivating a spirit of gratitude, you actually end up with more to be thankful for.
Each June, Men’s Health Week begins on Father’s Day. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness and promote healthy living in men of all ages. Women might neglect their health because they are busy making sure everyone else in the household is healthy, but according to the Centers for Disease Control, men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year.
Calling all schools, businesses, organizations, community members, and leaders: This is the third year HEB has offered the HEB Community Challenge and the second year San Angelo will participate.
Slumbering. Snoozing. Sawing logs. No matter what it’s called, a good night’s sleep never becomes tiresome.
My favorite thing to do when I travel is check out the local markets. I believe this is a great way to experience and truly get a taste of the culture and environment of the area I am visiting.
In this fast-paced world, we are full of life-busyness. It is time to find that work-life balance and find ways to work smarter, not harder.
As we work through the health care insurance maze, some of us are entering a world which has been expanding without us. There are terms and conditions and even though we WANT health insurance and NEED health insurance we are uncertain what each term may mean and how it applies to our situation.
Do you know your numbers… the ones that count the most? We all have numbers floating around our minds like birthdays, deadlines for work, miles we walked this week, how much money is in the bank, the price of that really cool purse you saw a few days ago or the scores from your favorite sports team.
Whether it is taking a family walk after dinner or walking a few laps up and down the hall at the office, everyone could move a little more throughout the day.
We don’t have to train like an athlete to include physical activity in our daily routines. Whether it’s the Couch to 5K or an exercise routine before you get in the shower, we must find ways to move more throughout the day.
When it comes to stroke, remembering the acronym FAST can be life-saving.
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TIME is important
There are pictures of the kids. There are my clothes. There is my bathroom. It’s a big bathroom.
Heart disease is a friend to no one. It does not discriminate between gender, race or even age and continues to claim the lives of more American women than cancer or any other illness.
Do you hear the term “wellness” where you work? Is there a wellness plan or program run by someone you think is just a little too enthusiastic? Do they ask, or even require you to take some sort of health assessment?
How many of us are suffering from low back pain (LBP) for which the cause and cure are unknown? Well, from 1975 to 2010, I was one of you. You know what I’m talking about; that constant nagging ache or even worse, that shooting pain that radiates down your leg when you sneeze or move suddenly.
The second annual Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge begins on September 1st and ends November 1st. This eight-week competition challenges cities, towns, and communities across the state to compete to see which can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living.