Organization and health

Be organized—Prepare, manage time, and feel in control. Do you feel like you’re in control of your day-to-day life? If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed and stressed by the multitude of things you’ve got to get done, you may want to consider creating habits and routines (for you and your family) that make things easier and bring you a greater sense... Read More

Eat a rainbow of fruits & veggies

The science behind the advice to eat all the colors of fruits and vegetables. Fact: Half of every plate should be filled with fruit and vegetables! Fact: Along with other healthy lifestyle choices, eating a variety of healthy foods (including fruit and veggies) can help prevent chronic diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Fact: It’s important to eat... Read More

Increase your good cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat found in your blood. Your body needs it to build cell membranes, make certain hormones, and more. Cholesterol is transported in the blood by LDL and HDL. HDL transports cholesterol to the liver where it can be excreted. That’s why it’s commonly called the “good” cholesterol. By comparison, LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) contributes to the buildup... Read More

8 Areas of Family Health!

A new approach to a happier, healthier, higher-functioning family Want to take our family quiz? Gather your family and click here to answer some questions and see how your family is doing as a team! YOU’RE MORE THAN A NUMBER We believe your health (and happiness!) is more than the number on your scale. It’s more than the number of... Read More

Tiny habits for lasting change

What’s a habit? A habit is your brain’s way to automate a behavior. When something is automated, you don’t have to think to do it—and that’s a powerful tool! If you know there are certain habits that you could be doing that will get you closer to your goals, making them automated will make things so much easier! How do... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Overview

You're more than a number We believe your health and happiness is more than the number on your scale. It’s more than the number of likes you have on Facebook. It’s more than the square footage of space you own or your bank balance. Carebook believes your health and happiness are made up of eight broad dimensions. They overlap, intertwine,... 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

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

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