ACERA Retirees: attend a 2019 ACERA retiree wellness event and get a Wellness Passport. Get at least 3 stamps in your passport by attending at least 3 events, and achieve recognition on the Wellness Wall of Fame right here!
We’ve reached the end of Maintain Don’t Gain. We hope you found
that whether or not you achieved your goals, the program helped
you try out new techniques to add to your health and wellness
For those who celebrate it, Christmas is upon us! Whether
you celebrate it or not, holiday foods and sweets
surround us, and it’s hard not to overindulge. Our goal is to
help you maintain your current weight over the holidays.
We’re over the halfway point! The holiday season is upon us, and
we’re excited to continue to help you maintain your current
weight over the holidays, without having to totally give up all
the things that make the holidays special to you.
Most Americans gain an average of about 1 pound during the holidays. While this may not seem like a lot, they usually don’t lose it. The average American adult gains 2 pounds per year, so half of adult weight gain can be attributed to the holidays!
Last week, we started looking at specific stressful events and
examining how you react to them. This week, you’ll take a closer
look at how you cope to see if there’s anything you’d like to do
Do you know what exercise is good for? Everything. It’s good for your circulatory system, your sleep, and even your brain. No matter who you are, moving around is good for you. Here are some tips for a healthier, happier way of life.
How you feel in your head affects how you feel in your body. When life gets overwhelming, it’s important to focus on your emotional wellness. Discover simple ways to tame tension, beat stress, and feel happy.
Consuming excess sugar leads to more awakenings when you’re
trying to sleep through the night, according to a 2016 sleep
study conducted by Columbia University, where 26 adults were
studied in a sleep lab.
Do healthy, ripped bodies only belong to the young? Not if you’re
Ernestine Shepherd. At 77, she’s the world’s oldest female
bodybuilder and in a short, 8-minute documentary from Prevention
Magazine, you can follow a day in her life.
A stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery, or a blood
vessel breaks in the area of the brain, causing damage to brain
cells. Without blood and the oxygen it carries, part of the brain
starts to die.