February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States1. This month, we want to empower you to make heart-healthy choices. Prevention starts with understanding the risks and making small lifestyle changes.
Together, we can fight back against heart disease and stroke. Participate in the Heart Health Challenge, and be one-step closer. Continue reading
Making a New Year’s resolution can be one of the positive things about starting a new year. If you are one of the nearly 7 in 101 smokers in the United States who want to quit, make a resolution to get started in 2017. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, and quitting now can cut your risk and leave you feeling stronger and healthier. Continue reading
Each January, many resolve to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions, while many find themselves off-target a few months later. It is hard to keep up the enthusiasm months after the confetti is gone, but not impossible. This year, make sure you stick with it. Continue reading
When it comes to self-improvement we all have different ways of conquering our goals. While it’s natural to want to grow, it’s not always easy to figure out how. There are simple things you can do to help you improve throughout your life—some on a daily basis and some take time.
We all have things in life we are not excited about, such as school or work assignments, working out, home improvement projects, etc. Pushing through these tasks can feel dreadful—we do anything to avoid actually getting started. The longer we procrastinate, the more likely things are to sit on our ‘to do list’ week after week, or eventually fall off completely. At some point this all catches up to us, which leads to conflict, more stress, and yes, you guessed it—putting things off longer. Continue reading