Archive for September, 2022

Creating Whole Person Health in Your 50s

Where do you go from here? Genie’s grandmother lived to be 101. She was 50 when Genie was born. So, while she probably considered herself middle-aged if she thought about it, she was just halfway through her allotment of trips around the sun. Her grandmother’s long life has given Genie a special perspective. “At 51, […]

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Archive for September, 2022

Minding Your Microbiome

You only think you’re alone. In fact, your body – inside and out – is teeming with life. Each of us has approximately 1 trillion microorganisms in our bodies and on our skin. You spend each day as part of a giant community of other organisms, each with its own DNA.[i] Your body’s microbiomes Before […]

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Archive for August, 2022

The Balancing Act of Your 30s

Woman Having Coffee Together

You’re over 30—now what? First: don’t freak out. Being over 30 can be great! You made it through the busy and challenging decade of your 20s, and you may have made some decisions about a job or career, relationship(s), whether to become a parent, and where to settle—at least for now. Second: don’t freak out […]

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Archive for August, 2022

You’re in Your 30s (or 40s) – Now What?

Taking care of your health as you mature Ahh, your 20s. Back then, you could eat what looked good, stay up all night, and indulge to your heart’s content. You bounced back faster, had plenty of energy, and wondered why older people complained about aches and pains. The 30s are a bit of a wake-up […]

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Archive for July, 2022

What Men Should Know About their Health

While June may be Men’s Health Month, men’s health is important all year long. Let’s talk about the top health issues men face and ways to prevent and treat problems. We talk about heart health, cancer risk, and an often-overlooked concern, mental health. Know your heart health Heart disease is the number one cause of […]

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Archive for July, 2022

Health in Your 20s

Set yourself up with healthy habits for life Being healthy means creating sensible habits that help you be at your best mentally and physically. This includes taking inventory of your mental health. How do you do that? Start by asking yourself a few questions. Which of the following four habits would you like to focus […]

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Archive for April, 2022

When Your Body Makes the Rules: Living with a Chronic Condition

Six in 10. For older adults, more than eight in 10. That’s how many Americans live with a chronic disease or health condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging[i] [ii] . The CDC also tells us that 4 in every 10 U.S. adults live with […]

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Archive for February, 2022

Integrative-Health Approaches for Better Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in long-term health and wellness and is as essential as food and water for survival.[i] A few nights without restful sleep or occasionally experiencing sleep disturbance is normal and will not have long-term effects. However, regular sleep disturbance is common and does impact long-term health on many levels. Long-term sleep […]

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Archive for January, 2022

Feeling SAD? Supporting Your Mind, Body, and Spirit through the Season

For some of us, the crackle of leaves underfoot and the first big storm of winter signal coziness. If you live where the days get shorter and the nights get longer, you may love bundling up, cooking favorite foods, and enjoying the great indoors. Or you may not. Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a […]

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Archive for November, 2021

Choose Hope for the Holidays

This year, focus on what’s possible. When you say, “I can’t believe the holidays are almost here!” your mind, spirit, and body may respond in different ways. Your mental response may be, “Ugh, the holidays. That means a lot of shopping! Prices are so much higher this year.” Your spirit might sigh, “I just can’t […]

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