We’re all learning to adapt to a new set of challenges and rules during a constantly changing, and uncertain time. While some of you may be at home, you’re definitely not alone.
Making yourself a priority when you’re feeling overloaded may sound counterintuitive, but sometimes it’s the very best thing you can do. It can actually lower stress and increase productivity and focus (plus, help you be a better, happier human in general) during the rest of your day and week. For a little inspiration, here are a … Continue reading 12 Ways to Find Time for Yourself (When You’re Crazy Busy)
Exercising after a long day can be a great way to blow off steam and clear your head. But starting a high-intensity workout when you’re feeling super stressed can actually undermine your efforts. A study in the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology found that mental fatigue negatively affects physical performance. Because your cognition and … Continue reading Stressed Out? It Could Be Affecting Your Workouts
The New Year is just hours away, which has everyone talking about that time-honored tradition—making resolutions. Keeping them, however, is another matter. At Yes Health, we’re not exactly anti-resolution. It’s just that we recognize how easy it is to set a HUGE goal for ourselves starting January 1 (i.e. loose 50 pounds, give up alcohol, … Continue reading The Anti-Resolution Revolution
Christmastime is here! All of the gathering, remembering and impending New Year’s arrival comes with a mixed bag of emotions for most people—even on the best of days. Welcome to the thick of it. (Deep breath.) This week is the perfect time to schedule some self care and focus on all that’s positive in your life. A little gratitude and wonder … Continue reading 6 Healthy Holiday Survival Tips
A lot of us at Yes Health have been dragging this week. It’s surprising what a difference “springing forward” an hour can make! There are, of course, plenty of upsides to having more daylight. Here are seven healthy ways you can ring in the arrival of spring: 1. Make time for “productive fitness:” Instead of heading to the gym before … Continue reading 7 Ways To Celebrate Spring
The weather outside is (getting) frightful. And while, yes, the fire inside is warm and delightful, exercise—especially the fresh-air kind—is still the best thing going to stay healthy and beat those winter blues. It’s easy to stay stuck to the sofa during these colder, darker days, which is why we’re here to help keep you motivated … Continue reading Mix Up Your Winter Workouts
When we think about our health, we often focus on nutrition and fitness. These are important, of course, but there’s a third crucial component that can be easily overlooked: our well-being. This includes anything that makes us feel good, calm and at peace with the world. And it all begins with our breath. Taking a few … Continue reading Breathe Your Way to Better Health