Stress and anxiety are two things we’re all feeling a little more of these days. So it’s all the more important to find creative ways to blow off steam so we can stay healthier (and happier) in the long run. Besides talking with a licensed counselor (which is always a great way to recognize patterns … Continue reading 9 Creative Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Depression
Omega fats are an important part of a healthy diet, but what are the differences between omega 3 and 6 fats and what’s the “right” ratio for optimal health? You’ve likely already heard that omega-3 fats are “good” for you and that you should limit omega-6 fats. The story is a bit more complicated and … Continue reading Omega 3 & 6 Fats: What, Where & Why
None of us are strangers to stress. Work, money, kids, relationships–heck, just getting out of bed in the morning can feel stressful, especially during these strange pandemic days. And while we know stress isn’t great for our overall health, more and more studies are finding a connection between stress and weight gain, making stress management … Continue reading Feeling Stressed Out? It Might Be Why You’re Not Losing Weight.
Welcome back to our “Healthy Habit Heroes” blog series, where we share members’ stories in their own words about their experiences with Yes Health. Want to join the “Triple H Club?” Reach out to your coach in our app or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Marion is 66 years old and lives in Georgia. Now that she’s semi-retired, she was looking for … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Marion’s Story
A lot of us have been working from home for the past couple months and it seems like this could be the norm for a while. Some companies have even announced more permanent work-from-home policies. Maybe you’re not working right now, but have been teaching your kids and taking care of your house and family–a … Continue reading 9 Ways to Create a Healthy Work-from-home Routine
In its simplest form, yoga is a tool to help us control our breath. Breathing more slowly and deeply instantly helps to relax our minds and bodies and gives us an energy a boost. It’s no wonder yoga is known as a powerful antidote to stress. These five restorative poses are for beginners and experienced … Continue reading 5 Restorative Yoga Poses for Relaxation
We’re all doing our best to stay healthy right now. And while following the CDC guidelines is slowly starting to become second nature (in a dysopian kind of way at least), some of us need to take extra steps to protect ourselves from COVID-19. According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the elevated blood … Continue reading Diabetes Can Increase Your Risks from COVID-19. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Prevent Both.
It’s natural to be drawn to comfort foods. They are, well…comforting after all. They provide soothing, stimulating serotonin in the brain that relaxes us. And in these uncertain times when a lot of us are feeling off balance, reaching for the warmth of nostalgia in the form of carbs, fat, sugar and salt feels like … Continue reading Healthy Comfort Food Hacks
Spending more time at home means more opportunities to enjoy healthy, homemade lunches. It can also mean spending more time prepping and cooking, and possibly getting bored with the same old same old. If you’re looking to add variety without eating up too much of your time, we’ve got you covered. Whether it’s bento boxes … Continue reading Is Eating at Home Eating Up Too Much Time? Try These 32 Healthy Lunch Ideas
Whether we consider ourselves extroverts, introverts or ambiverts, social distancing has come as a shock to our systems. We’ve all witnessed countless events, celebrations and plans cancelled or postponed. And this new (temporary) reality has come with a mix of isolation, anxiety and boredom. As social creatures, feeling connected to others hugely contributes to our … Continue reading 41 Creative Ways to Feel More Connected During Social Distancing