A happier, healthier You

A happier, healthier You

How to Cope with Seasonal Depression

January is often referred to as the most depressing month of the year. It’s not hard to understand why, when we’re all coming down from the cheer of the holiday season and recovering from it’s expenses too. Not to mention, the weather itself is just more dark and dreary around this time of year.  These […]

Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guided Meditations for Every Part of the Day

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 […]

The Magic of Mushrooms (and no we’re not talking psychedelics)

When it comes to “food as medicine,” nothing quite fits this concept like mushrooms. Medical practitioners and scientists have uncovered the power of mushrooms as one of the most healing natural sources of food.  Tero Isokauppila, founder of superfood brand Four Sigmatic said in an interview, “medicinal mushrooms have given us many important pharmaceutical medicines […]