Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

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When it comes to health goals, many of us automatically think of weight loss, or going vegan and gluten free. But what about focusing on longevity as the ultimate end goal? Certain places, like Eastern Asia, have embedded the value of longevity into their cultures for centuries. And it’s not surprising that there are some … Continue reading Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

Mental Wellness Tips to Cope with Election Stress and Anxiety

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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 … Continue reading Mental Wellness Tips to Cope with Election Stress and Anxiety

Guided Meditations for Every Part of the Day

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What is Meditation Practicing meditation is like getting the hang of any other skill, but for your health. Think of it as working out a muscle that’s never been exercised, or learning to cook with new good-for-you foods. It benefits your overall well-being, but takes discipline and consistency to get comfortable with it. Since it … Continue reading Guided Meditations for Every Part of the Day

12 Ways to Find Time for Yourself (When You’re Crazy Busy)

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)

Stressed Out? It Could Be Affecting Your Workouts

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 Anti-Resolution Revolution

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