Category Archive: Wellness Challenges

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Food poisoning is no fun. And if severe enough, it can make you dangerously sick. Leftovers older than 3 or 4 days may be rife with bacteria known to cause food borne illnesses.… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

If you’re feeling sad or depressed, try taking a brisk 30-minute walk. Or, hit the gym, shoot some hoops with the kids, or go to a dance class. Working out releases chemicals in… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Do you enjoy sipping a couple of cocktails when you get home from work? Or savoring a cup of coffee after dinner? Unfortunately, these types of drinks can affect your sleep. Caffeine can… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Speeding isn’t the only reason for car accidents—but it’s a top one. And car accidents in turn are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for kids and adults aged 3 to… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

High blood pressure often has no signs or symptoms. But it can do serious damage to your body. It can lead to health problems like heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. A blood… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

In the fall, go apple picking. In the summer, find a local farm that will let you pick your own berries. Bring family and friends and make a day of it. It’s a… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Making a meal using whole foods can be quick and easy. Grab a bag of pre-washed salad greens and chopped fresh veggies. Pick up a can of tuna packed in water and a… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Life gets hectic, especially during the work week. And that can make sticking to healthy habits a little harder. Weekends can give you a chance to catch up. It may be a great… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Join a kick-boxing or water aerobics class, take a bicycle ride through your town, or dance around your living room to your favorite tunes. Changing up your routine may help break you out… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

When you learn and form memories, your brain changes. New pathways are created. And your brain goes over those pathways when you sleep, making them stronger. In this way, sleep may help with… Continue reading

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