• 3 ways to build resilience to stressful life events

    Resilience is your ability to adapt to adversity or unexpected changes that occur in your life. Contrary to what many believe, resilience is not an inborn personality trait that some people naturally have and others l...
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  • Support yourself!

    Everyone appreciates being recognized for his or her accomplishments.  Why not recognize and celebrate your own?  Acknowledging achievements, even in a small way, increases positive emotions, self-esteem, an...
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  • Get Ready for Behavioral Health Care Through Doctor On Demand

    2019 is shaping up to be a big year for virtual visits, also known as Telemedicine, and Humana’s behavioral health services through Doctor On Demand® are a major part of that—so be ready!   ...
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  • Moderation and mindfulness: Defining and applying moderation to your life

    Healthy living advice usually contains the phrase “Everything in moderation,” but what does it really mean? It sounds simple, but it can actually be very difficult to follow and implement in your everyday ...
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  • Little changes go a long way!

    We know that to manage your weight, you need to balance the calories you eat with the amount of physical activity you exert. News flash – the quality of your eating and exercise habits matter too.   Eating ...
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  • Planning for a good night’s sleep

    A good night’s sleep doesn’t begin when you get in bed. Follow this countdown to bedtime in order to rest your best.   Hours before bed:   Six:        End the caffeine Thre...
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  • How Hard Are You Working?

    Monitoring the intensity of your activity is important for several reasons, but most importantly because it lets you know whether you are working too hard or not hard enough. Working too hard can lead to over-training...
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  • The “how to” of healthy living

    Successful weight management is about creating a lifestyle with healthy habits that last a lifetime.  The goal then is to find ways to include healthy choices into your daily routines to help establish long-lasti...
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  • Why water?

    Drink up! Water is essential for health. It helps you maintain normal body temperature, assists your organs in working properly, cushions your joints, keeps your skin healthy, and helps rid your body of waste.   ...
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  • Get moving to start saving

    Research has shown that active people are much less likely to suffer chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease and joint problems, and they are likely to have better mental health than their sedentary counterpar...
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  • Lemon Chicken and Vegetables with Brown Rice

    Category: Lunch/dinner Dietary Notes: Gluten free, Dairy free Serves: 2 Chicken, veggies, and brown rice make a great combination for a filling yet nutritious meal for two. Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicke...
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  • What’s in a portion?

    Did you know the average plate size is 20 percent larger than it was 50 years ago? And, not surprisingly, when people have larger plates, they eat more calories.  Portion sizes have grown over the years, which ca...
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  • Eating healthy without breaking the bank

    News flash – you can eat healthy while keeping your grocery bill low. Below are some of our favorite tips and tricks for helping you eat delicious and nutritious meals without breaking the bank.   First, t...
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  • Be your own best friend

    Is being excessively competitive or too self-critical stopping you from reaching your goals? Recent research shows that self-criticism actually makes us less resilient and less likely to learn important lessons from f...
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  • Maintaining your “feel great” weight

      Congratulations! You’re eating better, exercising more – you’ve lost the weight and you’re feeling great. It’s time to shift your focus from eating to lose, to maintaining for the ...
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  • Adopt a seasonal menu

    by Shannon Spence Buy organic. Go raw. Shop local. We’re constantly inundated with messages surrounding the food we buy, from the grocery store to the vegan restaurant down the street. So how do we really know t...
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  • Blueberry Oat Banana Bread with Pecans Recipe

    Dried fruits and nuts are a great combo if you want to increase your intake of fiber – why not try it with this dessert recipe? Ingredients½ cup of golden raisins, dried blueberries, cranberries, raisins, o...
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  • Get smart about sunglasses

    When it comes to selecting a pair of shades, we tend to side with fashion over form. But how much good can looking like Audrey Hepburn or James Dean do if we’re risking vision loss in the meantime? Vanity aside,...
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  • Baked Chicken Nuggets

    Busy parents can get this main course done in about half an hour. With a little seasoning and choosing baking instead of frying, parents can put a healthy twist on a classic kid’s favorite. Ingredients 1½ l...
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  • Reward Yourself

    It’s important to celebrate accomplishments – both big and small – on your weight management journey. When you celebrate success, you remind yourself that you are making progress and are capable of r...
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