A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

How to Make Your Holiday Desserts Healthier

The holidays are in full swing! It’s a festive time for joyful celebrations, but along with the cheer comes stress over what to gift, dealing with a socially distanced holiday, and even what to eat. While holiday desserts like cookies, pies, and cakes are part of all the holiday fun, these sugar-ridden treats can quickly […]

How to Stay Connected During a Socially Distanced Holiday

So you survived a socially distant Thanksgiving. But is it just us, or do these next holidays (whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa) feel harder to manage without all your friends and family around?  Many of us are already coping with feelings of loneliness and isolation, but it seems to be intensified around this holiday […]

Healthiest Alcohol to Drink during the Holidays

Holiday season calls for a continuous celebration of food and drinks. And while most of us assume that holiday weight gain comes from all the feasting, the sneaky sugars in our beverages can actually make more of a caloric impact. The good news is that there are plenty of drinks and cocktails that you can […]

Yes Health’s Wellness Gift Guide

Let’s face it. 2020 has been draining for all of us. So what better gift to give this season than the gift of wellness? To help restore balance, we’ve broken down this year’s gift guide by the 3 pillars of health: nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing.  And whether these gifts are for your own self-care, or […]

The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s talk about what this holiday is all about: gratitude.  Many of us are thinking about everything that we’re thankful for today, whether it’s our loved ones or a warm meal. But other than giving thanks on just Thanksgiving day, there’s actual research that shows that you can improve your […]

Thanksgiving Workouts (that aren’t the Turkey Trot)

Oh Thanksgiving. It’s the biggest feast of the year, where there’s no shortage of all our favorite foods: mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, dessert pies, and not to mention, all the wine and holiday cocktails.  To keep your holiday a little healthier, we created a coach-approved Thanksgiving Guide full of crowd-pleasing recipes. And of course, […]

Smashed Purple Potatoes Recipe

Original recipe by Coach Miriam Coach Miriam’s notes: Potatoes are usually a staple at the Thanksgiving table. Why not mix it up with a different as well as super simple prep method as well as potato type? Purple potatoes are slightly sweet and contain the same antioxidant properties as other purple and blue hued foods […]

A Complete Guide to a Yes Health Approved Thanksgiving

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Or overwhelmed with what to bring to your Friendsgiving potluck? Well, lucky you! We’ve created a complete guide of crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving recipes that no one will even guess are Yes Health approved. Here’s the Thanksgiving lineup: Thanksgiving appetizer Stuffed mushrooms Thanksgiving main course Turkey meatloaf Thanksgiving sides Cauliflower mashed […]

Mental Wellness Tips to Cope with Election Stress and Anxiety

Are you losing sleep over the state of this election? Well, you’re not alone. Many of us have been experiencing increased levels of anxiety, stress, and insomnia throughout this election season.  And while it’s important to stay informed (and vote), there’s no doubt that political tension can trigger mental health issues that affect your daily […]