#WellnessTonic delivers themes related to physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing–all intended to inspire empowering mindset shifts.
The Harvard Business Review writes, “Rituals, it turns out, are a powerful human mechanism for managing extreme emotions and stress, and we should be leaning on them now.
Here we are, almost four months into a time of unmatched uncertainty. Hopefully we are integrating behaviors we can take forward with us, especially actions to help our mind, body and spirit—ways to preserve or improve our health, our moods, our stamina, our relationships.
Wash your hands! Sing Happy Birthday while you’re at it! Swab all the packages! Swab the counter where the packages were! Careful how you take your mask off! Don’t touch your face! Stay away from me…
People are living longer lives. It was once unheard of to live to 100, but now people are even living beyond 100 years old. Here are some things you can do to live a long, healthy life.
Welcome to your Wellness Tonic Newsbite! We aim to bring some interesting, informative and helpful ideas intended to shift mindsets and reduce stress levels. This month we are featuring Peace of Mind, an especially timely topic given the world we’re living in right now.
After all these years of sharing uplifting thoughts, I’ve decided to introduce Wellness Tonic—a monthly newsletter to bring you wellness-related topics that I hope you’ll find interesting, informative, helpful in shifting our mindsets and reducing stress levels.
There are many different fads for increasing your immunity and preventing colds; but the basics still work. Here are five easy ways to help prevent you from getting COVID-19 or catching the common cold.
I just woke up from a Sunday afternoon nap, an indulgence I enjoy whenever I can. I’m refreshed, at peace and ready to work. I don’t restrict my indulging to weekends. The weekday nap has its place.
While classic movements like the pushup, lunge, and squat are the staples of any good workout plan, varying the way you perform these exercises every 4 weeks can help you avoid plateaus, beat boredom, and speed fat loss.
I decided to do some research on motivation and see if I could come up with a recipe to motivate myself.
There are so many products with ingredients added, additives that would never be in a product if it was made from scratch. And, the main culprit these products have in common? None other than simple sugars. Here are some easy ways you can cut back on all the hidden sugars.
Many of us make up for the extra calorie intake by working out, often on the treadmill. The problem with this type of thinking is that the extra time on the treadmill may not lead to that many extra calories burned. So if the treadmill isn’t working, how can you lose weight?
“The Change” is an inevitable part of life. For decades, menopause was clouded in shameful secrecy. Now, we are able to speak about it openly, but it is still clouded in mystery.
Contributed by Natalie S. Does that phrase sound familiar to you? If you’re like me you probably heard this refrain time and time again when you were growing up. As much as I hated it then, I came to realize the benefits of this habit, benefits that last a lifetime....
Contributed by Sylvia R. Food is often used for comfort. When we are sad, we may look to a pint of ice cream for comfort. When we are stressed, that bag of chips suddenly seems necessary. But all comfort eating does is make us feel worse afterwards. We knock...
Contributed by Benji D. Did you know that crazy diets and processed foods as well as a lack of sunshine, whole foods and physical activity leave many of us without the vitamins they need to live a healthy life? Here are the top four vitamins that may be missing from...
Contributed by Matilda L. I am not too into exercising or eating healthy and I find it’s not so easy to motivate myself; but I know I need to. Being the visual learner I am and my fascination with numbers, I decided to investigate different online tools that might...
Contributed by Jerome M. When I was diagnosed with testicular cancer, I was scared. I didn’t know anything about it except that Lance Armstrong had it. He lived but would I? I was terrified to have the test, go to my appointments and get treatments. Luckily, I was...