8 Dimensions of Health—Your purpose

How much meaning do you attach to your daily life? From your body systems to your sense of purpose, your health and happiness are influenced by many things. This dimension is all about your sense of meaning and your personal values. It may not be the primary topic at your doctor’s office, but a lot of recent research shows that... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your environment

How comfortable do you feel in your physical surroundings? Your health and happiness are made up of many factors—and your environment matters! This dimension considers the quality of your spaces—like noise, light, and air quality, and also your access to essential services—how easily you can access things like health care, transportation, schools, etc. When your environmental health is high, you’ll feel... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your mind

How much time do you spend doing creative things and/or learning something new? Taking care of your intellectual health is important for your health and happiness. This dimension is all about your mind and how you continue to nurture learning and creativity. When you’re intellectually satisfied, you might feel curious about the world around you, and excited about learning new... Read More

Stay active for the holidays!

The holiday season brings increased travel and family time, which can easily derail your exercise routine. Paired with all the big meals and tasty temptations, you may find yourself falling off-track with your activities and healthy eating efforts. This year, instead of creating unrealistic routines that you won’t be able to keep up with, try to think of simply maintaining... Read More

Healthy & well for the holidays

This time of year is a good time to take note of all the influences that play a part in your health and well-being. Your overall health and happiness is dependent on many things—so much more than a number on the scale or a dial on the blood pressure cuff. Your relationships, finances, environment, work, and more all have a... Read More

Important, preventative health screenings

Making time to get screened is a healthy habit, like all your other ones—eating well, moving your body, and being mindful! Below, check out these essential health screenings—it's not an exhaustive list, but it’s a start! Different countries have different age and frequency recommendations for these screenings, and every individual is different, so it’s important to talk to your health... Read More

Flu Season 101

Flu stats: 5% to 20%— Percentage of people in North America who get the flu each year. Person to person—People with the flu can spread it to others up to about 6 feet away. Most experts think that flu viruses spread mainly by the droplets made when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk. 1 to 4 days —Typical time... Read More

10 small, healthy habits to add to your life

Do you want to be on a path to greater health and happiness? Set yourself up for lasting success by adding small, healthy habits into your life—over time. And if you’ve got a family, and you start integrating healthy lifestyle changes, there’s a greater chance that your kids will adopt them, too. Here are a few ideas of small (but... Read More

Gut health and your microbiome

You’ve got a microbiome! And this ever-changing system inside of you can greatly influence your health and happiness. Most of us have heard the term “gut health” recently because there’s a lot of research about it. Here, we’re answering a few questions to help you understand the basics of gut health—because inside your digestive tract (or “gut”) is your very... Read More

Fall Family Fitness

Get outdoors and have some active, family fun! With the school routine back in full swing and the weather changing, it’s still a great time to head outdoors with your family for some physical activity! Research shows that along with improving overall health, getting outside for some physical activity with your family can improve your child’s success in the classroom.... Read More