Recovery

The Health Importance of Staying Socially Connected

The Health Importance of Staying Socially Connected

What does social connection consist of and who is at greatest risk of isolation?

Social connection considers the amount of relationships you have, the extent to which those relationships can be relied upon, and your satisfaction within them. (Julianne Holt-Lunstad, PhD & Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Brigham Young University).1 There are several risk factors that have shown to increase likelihood of developing social isolation or loneliness, including:
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Sleep Matters - Here's Why

Sleep Matters - Here's Why

The importance of sleep is not a new concept. I’m not talking about when your parents made you go to bed early, so they could get a break! Your actual life depends on it.  Good sleep is 100% worth the effort to get it! Sleep can give you the edge at work, the compassion in your relationships and improve your ability to react quickly... in an appropriate manner!

Signs of chronic sleep deprivation include slow reaction times, brain fog, reduced athletic performance and increased risk of illness and…

8 ways to fix your habits

8 ways to fix your habits

Guest contributor Beth Kolar (www.center-fit.com)

I am going to tell you, right now, what pulls you down.  

Habits. Your habits are what keep you from having the lifestyle you want. (Sidenote: Of course we are talking ‘achievable goals’.  If you aren’t a pilot, you are not going to pilot a 737 flight to Paris next week, no matter how on point your habits are. So be realistic, do the little steps to get to the big ones. Now that that is out of the way, let’s talk.)