Wellness Highlights

Slow Down for Stress Awareness Month

When you’re stressed out, slowing down and taking a break sometimes seems impossible. It’s such a big problem, that April is dedicated to Stress Awareness by health organizations around the world. After the year we’ve all had, we definitely need to take a moment and work through some of the stress we may still…

World Health Day 2021: Building a Fairer, Healthier World

Every April 7, the World Health Organization recognizes World Health Day. There is a theme each year, touching on relevant topics in public health. This year’s theme is “Building a Fairer, Healthier World.”  After such an intense year of the pandemic, the World Health Organization recognizes that inequalities in our society have been exposed…

Help End Hate: International Day for the Elimination of Discrimination

The International Day for the Elimination of Discrimination is recognized every year on March 21. It may seem like a somber holiday, but it celebrates an important, world-wide effort to bring equality to people of all races, no matter what country they live in, and raises awareness for this very important cause.  The date…

What to do in a poisoning emergency – Resources

It’s very frightening when someone is having a reaction to a toxic substance. In fact, those seconds when you first discover them can make the difference between life and death. That’s why it’s important to know what to do ahead of time, and keep phone numbers and resources available at a moment’s notice. Study…

Celebrating Heart Health Month: 10 Amazing Heart Facts

February is the month of love, and it’s a great time to show love to one of the most important organs in our body – the heart! Here are some amazing heart facts to remind you of all the hard work that our hearts do for us!  The energy the heart creates in a…

Cancer Screening Exams You Should Never Skip

Has anyone ever told you that, “No news is good news?” The old saying couldn’t be farther from true when it comes to preventing cancer! Not all cancers have a test that reveal their presence in our bodies, but the screening tests we do have right now are the best ways to detect signs…

5 Unhealthy Habits to Ditch this Year

We know that there are lots of people who would like to leave 2020 behind them as the New Year starts. Many of us may also be looking forward to adding new healthy habits to our routines in 2021. But, if adding more responsibility to your plate seems overwhelming, there may be another way…

How to Set Up Your To-Do List for Success

How often do you run out of room on a page to write your to-do list? Keeping track of our daily tasks and pop-up projects can take a lot of mental energy, especially when we’re worried about forgetting something. We have a few suggestions that will make your to-do list manageable and boost your…

Give Back on Volunteer Day, December 5

The holidays are a busy time for most people, but there’s a date you shouldn’t miss: International Volunteer Day on December 5th. Volunteering exemplifies the generosity of the holiday spirit and puts you in a giving mindset without spending a single dollar! Started in 1985, International Volunteer Day is still a perfect time to…

The Far-reaching Effects of Drunk and Drugged Driving

No matter how selfless you try to be, its human nature that most people make decisions based on how much it will affect them, personally. This is especially true when people make the choice to act recklessly, thinking their actions will only make an impact on their own life.  It’s important to remember, though,…