Tips on hospitalization and advance directives

These tips can help prepare you and your family in the event you become seriously ill or injured and are hospitalized.  Being prepared is such a gift to your loved ones in the event something happens to you. 1. Prepare Advance Medical Directives Advance directives are legal forms that let you have a say about […]

Spring Wellness Practices + Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Photo by Aniket Bhattacharya on Unsplash April is associated with springtime, new beginnings, and a time to bloom. That’s not a coincidence either. April comes from the Latin verb “Aperire” which means “to open.” Like the flowers and trees, it’s a time to start fresh and shed those cool-weather layers. The Spring season is also a […]

Wellness Apps We Use for Efficiency

Photo by Neil Soni on Unsplash These days the last thing we want to do is add more technology to our days! But when a new app for our phone actually helps our wellness journey, we’re willing to give it a try! These are some of our top favorite apps we’ve incorporated into the weekly […]

How to Practice Self Love in the Season of Love

Photo by Jackson David on Unsplash Self-love isn’t a destination, but rather an ongoing conscious choice. Being able to continually check in with yourself to address those old insecurities, or new ones, is important, especially to ensure they aren’t morphing into something more. It is best to often remind yourself to accept your flaws, review […]

How to Make Practical New Years Resolutions for Your Mental Health

As we take on 2022, it’s important to acknowledge our mental health. Whether last year was good or bad for you in any way, it’s important to be kind and patient with yourself as your set resolutions. A study on New Year’s resolutions found that about 40% of Americans set resolutions at the start of […]

Winter Wellness + Overcoming Seasonal Depression

Photo by Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash   As we celebrate the holidays, the weather outside is frightful. When the temperature drops and the sun does not come out as much as usual, we lose that natural serotonin our bodies need to thrive. Add that to the hustle and bustle of the holiday expectations, as […]

How to Whip Up Plant-Based Versions of Holiday Favorites This Season

Photo by Virginia Simionato on Unsplash According to a March 2020 study, “nearly 10 million Americans now identify as ‘vegan,’” with many more identifying as vegetarian or plant-based. Chances are someone (or several guests) at your Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, or New Year’s gathering will prefer healthier, plant-based versions of old holiday comfort foods. It’s time to […]

Family-Friendly Tips to Make Your Halloween Environmentally-Friendly

Photo by Łukasz Nieścioruk on Unsplash Halloween costumes that are only used once, plastic spiders destined for the trash, and countless candy wrappers only call for waste! Spooky Season can generate a lot of waste. In fact, the average trick-or-treater typically generates around one pound of trash. Here are some tips on how you can help […]

Getting the Family Back to School This Fall In Uncertain Times

Photo by Deleece Cook on Unsplash As we head into the 2021-2022 school year, fragments of uncertainty remain from the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to ensure our children are going back in the best physical health and safety and prepared to wear their masks and follow the most up-to-date protocols. It is important to prepare […]

Healthy Summer Treats To Enjoy On-The-Go!

Photo by Caju Gomes on Unsplash When it comes to summer, we know how busy things can get with vacation travels, making sure the kids get some quality summertime activity and ensuring we’re all eating healthy and staying hydrated! So we thought we’d put together some of our favorite quick, easy, nutritious, and delicious recipes […]

Why It’s Important to Be An Ally For Our LGTBQ Peers

Photo by Brielle French on Unsplash Happy Pride Month! We believe everyone has a right to follow their own path in their pursuit of happiness. Why is Pride Month important to Celebrate? 1 in 6 Gen Z adults identifies as being part of the LGBTQ+ community, which makes celebrating Pride month more closer to home […]