Finding your motivation

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Real Life Challenge We often convince ourselves that change should be easy. Getting healthier, losing weight and living longer should be more than enough motivation to shift habits, right? The fact is, change is hard and in real life social norms have more of an impact on our daily habits than most […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] THE SEASON OF SAD By Kamryn Bronschinsky, University of Utah student in strategic communication, with a special focus on interdisciplinary health communication Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a sleeping giant; lying dormant for three-quarters of the year. As the days get shorter and darker, people begin to feel less energy, are less likely […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] REASONS PEOPLE CALL POISON CONTROL OVER THE HOLIDAYS With the winter finally upon us and holiday celebrations just around the corner, it can be easy to overindulge. If you or a loved one has indulged in something they shouldn’t, call the Poison Control Hotline. Their staff of trained professionals is available 24/7 […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]YOGA BREATHING: THE SECRET WEAPON TO CALM Did you know most of us, most of the time are functioning on ‘fight or flight?’ This means our sympathetic nervous system response; our body’s reaction to being chased by a bear, famine, or war is being used similarly to deal with work deadlines, family stress […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] NEW YEAR, NEW YOU! For many of us, a new year is all about resolution, reflection, new beginnings, big ideas, a fresh start and a clean slate. It’s a great time to take stock of where you are and where you want to be. Here are some things you might consider when […]

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