Blog Posts

  • Creating New Healthy Habits

    Creating New Healthy Habits   Here are tips to creating new habits:   Know your Habits There are several things that you may do in your normal routine that became habits. Make sure you understand which habits are healthy or unhealthy. That way you know which one to focus on and which one to make cha...
  • Healthy Vision Tips

    Here are some helpful tips on how to keep your children’s vision healthy and safe: Eat Right It is important to keep your eyes healthy and you can do that by eating healthy foods. Leafy greens, salmon, tuna, and carrots are good for your eyesight. Keep Moving Exercise is very important for your body...
  • Drinking Water

      Water is the best drink to have all the time to keep your body healthy. Here are some facts and benefits on drinking water.   Facts: 60% of body is made up of water Drink 8 oz. glass of water per day On average, men should drink 3 liters (13 cups) of water, while women should drink 2.2 l...
  • How to Pack a Healthy Lunch

    Get Kids Involved Let your kids help make the decisions on what they want in their lunch each day. A good thing to do is take them along with you to the grocery store and let them pick what healthy foods they want. That way they are happy with what they are eating for lunch that day. Healthy Foods t...
  • Benefits of Cycling

    “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.” – John F. Kennedy Taking a moment out of your day to go for a bike ride can be a fun and cheap way to enjoy the fresh air and develop a healthy body. Bicycling is perfect for all ages and can be enjoyed by all who wants to ride. “An estimated...
  • Stress Relief Techniques

    Recently, I learned about a new technique to help someone who deals with stress and anxiety. Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is a form of tapping treatment to help with physical pain and emotional distress. According to the developer, “a disruption in energy is the cause of all negative emotions a...
  • Switching It Up

    According to exercise scientists at the University of Florida, “an individual who modifies their workouts every two weeks over an eight-week period enjoys their workouts more and are more inclined to stick with their exercise programs.” It is important to switch up your workout routines to prevent b...
  • Challenge Yourself!

    How often do you try to challenge yourself or try something new? It is good to push yourself out of your comfort zone and try new things. Starting with something small and increasing it more and more as you go can be a great feeling of accomplishment. For example, you can try to read an hour a day o...
  • Staying Healthy on Vacation

    Tis the season for summer vacations!!! Several families are making plans for a fun filled trip to try new and exciting activities that all can enjoy. When you’re on vacation, it is easy to forget the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips to staying healthy while on vacati...
  • Trails, Trails, Trails!!!  

    The Peoria area provides several opportunities to enjoy the nice weather and nature. Many parks have trails where you can go walking/hiking, running, biking. These trails are good to take advantage of with family, friends, or by yourself. Here are areas you can go to:   Paved trails/paths: Beck...