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2012 Archives

2012 E-Tips Listing

New Year's resolutions
December 28, 2012
Many of us end the year by thinking about changes we'd like to make in the new year.

The importance of traditions
December 21, 2012
Holiday traditions -- whether it's cutting down the Christmas tree, baking cookies, or even Aunt Audrey's mashed turnips -- are important. They remind us of the importance of people and community.

'Tis the season
December 14, 2012
Christmas lights and decorated trees remind us that the holidays are just around the corner.

1, 2, 3, relax
December 07, 2012
Is the holiday season leaving you stressed? Having trouble relaxing? Try one of these stress-relieving exercises from the Harvard Medical School.

Travel smart, travel safe
November 30, 2012
Being in nature is good for our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

The new fast foods
November 23, 2012
Grabbing a bag of chips or a handful of cookies from the shelf is easy and convenient when you want a snack.

Getting to 150
November 16, 2012
150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity per week is all that it takes to get the health benefits of physical activity.

Get the “skinny” on dieting
November 09, 2012
Just about any of the popular diets will help you lose weight….in the short term.

Express gratitude
November 03, 2012
Saying thank you for a job well done or a kindness someone has shown you makes everyone feel great.

Halloween is sticky business
October 26, 2012
Halloween is just around the corner. That might have you wondering about how to deal with all the candy that your child will bring home next week.

Don’t mix TV and food
October 19, 2012
Eating while watching television can influence the foods that we choose and how much we eat.

Find happiness that lasts
October 12, 2012
Many people seek fulfillment and happiness by buying things – it turns out that these sources of good feelings are short-lived.

Be kind to your co-workers
October 05, 2012
Offering or sharing food is a common way of connecting with others.

Sleep well, eat less
September 28, 2012
There are lots of good reasons to get a good 7-9 hours of sleep each night.

Move at work
September 21, 2012
If you have a desk job, try to find little ways to move more while at work.

Share the Art of Cooking
September 14, 2012
Cooking with your children is a great way for you to connect as a family and share your traditions related to food.

Accept compliments
September 07, 2012
Just say “thank you” the next time someone gives you a compliment.

Eat breakfast to manage your weight
August 31, 2012
Kick-start your day with breakfast!

Use your social connections
August 24, 2012
Tap into the power of social connections. Surround yourself with people who support the kind of life you want to live.

Fight portion distortion
August 17, 2012
Serving sizes of everything from bagels to burgers, and pop to popcorn have gone up dramatically over the last few decades.

X-rated exercise
August 10, 2012
According to the Mayo Clinic, regular physical activity increases sexual arousal for women, and men who are sexually active are less likely to have problems with erectile dysfunction.

Make peace with stress
August 03, 2012
You can take steps to manage your stress. Stress is a normal part of life.

Eat healthier 3 habits at a time
July 27, 2012
You’ll have more success if you only take on 3 small changes at a time.

The new smoke break
July 20, 2012
Here’s a tip we learned from one of our co-workers. Instead of going outside for a smoke during your coffee break, occupy your hands and mind with a jigsaw puzzle!

Make an Active Date
July 13, 2012
"Let's go for coffee!" Have you noticed how often our get-togethers with friends revolve around food?