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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
We are nearing the end of the semester and many people are extremely stressed out. This often leads to stress eating (eating out of stress instead of hunger), dependence on alcohol or other substances, poor sleep quality and much more. All of these factors lead to poor performance in school and at work in stressful and busy times where your performance needs to be at...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Today I’d like to talk about wellness trends around the world. I came upon this topic specifically after watching this youtube video about the top wellness trends in 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7NGX-zsevA. Although they go on to list 10, I’d like to focus on just a few for...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Have you noticed that in other countries many people don’t go to the gym? How do they stay so fit without spending hours at the gym?
They ditch the car!
Commuting to work, to a friend’s house, or to the supermarket, is often done via walking or bicycle. Not only does this have great health benefits of an added workout, it is great for...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Have you ever noticed that in other countries people tend to eat rich and high caloric foods like pizza, beer, ice cream, bread and cheese, but still tend to stay fit and small? The secret for these women and men is often that they do eat these “bad” foods, but they practice moderation.
In the U.S, moderation is not an easy practice. Whenever you go to a restaurant, the...
Friday, April 4, 2014
Celebrating Spring in Upstate NY is a time to welcome renewal after a hard winter season (especially this one). It’s not only about warmth, but also about growth and the renewal of the cycle of life.
We are running a Facebook Photo Contest to celebrate Spring. This contest is open to all IC faculty and staff! We will be giving out a great prize on the last day of April to...