Get into the Giving Spirit: Volunteer!
The holidays are a time of giving, receiving and visiting loved ones. Because it can be busy and stressful, it can be hard to make time for others in your community. But why not press the pause button on some holiday revelry and get into the holiday spirit by volunteering and helping those in need? Spread some holiday cheer Many organizations need extra volunteers during this season to ensure everyone can have a happy holiday. If you’re unsure where to begin, just try … Read MoreGet into the Giving Spirit: Volunteer!
Avoid weight gain this season with a holiday health plan!
The season of giving is upon us—but it’s also the season of gaining. The typical American gains about two pounds from mid-November through New Year’s Day and, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health, most people will only lose one of these two pounds in the new year. With pounds adding up every winter, a decade of celebrating the holiday season can be an overlooked factor in adult obesity. Just consider those upcoming office parties with cookies, … Read MoreAvoid weight gain this season with a holiday health plan!
Monitor and Control Your Blood Pressure
Once you know you have high blood pressure, you have the ability—and the motivation—to take control of your health and improve your numbers. Did you know high blood does not only affect people over the age of 50? Studies show that as many as one in three American adults currently have some level of high blood pressure. And while many of us might dismiss our numbers as “nothing to worry about” because our numbers are only “borderline” high, the reality is high … Read MoreMonitor and Control Your Blood Pressure