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Eskaton Blog

Gratitude Practices for a Healthy Mind and Body

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 18, 2019 1:51:54 PM

We’re beginning to recognize both how and why gratitude has such profound effects on our physical and mental wellbeing. Not only does being grateful make sense on a gut level, the practice also makes use of hard-wired connections in our mind and body, activating fundamental neurochemical pathways shown to be connected to improve moods. Read on to discover how you can tap into these pathways using simple and meaningful gratitude exercises.We’re beginning to recognize both how and why gratitude has such profound effects on our physical and mental wellbeing. Not only does being grateful make sense on a gut level, the practice also makes use of hard-wired connections in our mind and body, activating fundamental neurochemical pathways shown to be connected to improve moods. Read on to discover how you can tap into these pathways using simple and meaningful gratitude exercises.

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Topics: Wellness Tips

The Art of Learning to Forgive

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 10, 2019 1:41:13 PM

Holding Grudges, Holding Tension

Forgiveness has been a staple of positive psychology for a long time. The popular proverb, “To err is human; to forgive, divine,” has roots in a poem written by Alexander Pope back in 1711. More recently, behavioral science has explored the physiological and psychological effects of holding a grudge.

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Processed Foods: What's OK and What to Avoid

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 4, 2019 11:14:49 AM

Processed foods have a bad reputation. It’s blamed for obesity rates, high blood pressure and the rise of type 2 diabetes. But processed food is more than boxed macaroni and cheese, potato chips and drive-thru hamburgers. It may be a surprise to learn that whole-wheat bread, homemade soup or a chopped apple also are processed foods.

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All You Need to Know about Migraine Relief

Posted by Eskaton on May 31, 2019 3:33:24 PM

 

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Exercises Designed to Reduce Risk of Falling

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 4, 2019 10:21:00 AM

Start today improving your balance and reducing your fall risk. Here are 10 easy moves for a healthy stance. Watch video here.

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Topics: Information & Assistance, Wellness Tips

Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Mind Alert and Your Brain Well

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 22, 2019 12:44:30 PM

Maintaining brain health as you age will help with clarity, memory and your ability to reason and make decisions. Brain fitness is achievable through a combination of diet and exercise, including mental exercise. When you add brain fitness into your overall fitness routine, you’ll notice an increase in your ability to be engaged and full of energy. Brain fitness includes a multitude of activities from physical exercise, video games, puzzles and new experiences. When you think about brain fitness consider:

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Topics: Wellness Tips

Learn About Heart Health

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 21, 2019 12:32:00 PM

Heart health is important regardless of your age, but risk can increase as you grow older. It is important to understand what you can do to avoid heart disease as well as understand the signs of a heart attack. 

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Nutrition: The Benefits of Vitamin C

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 19, 2018 5:20:43 PM

One of the main reasons people take vitamin C supplements is to boost their immunity. It helps encourage the production of white blood cells, known as lymphocytes and phagocytes, which help protect the body against infections. It also helps white blood cells function more effectively while protecting them from damage by potentially harmful molecules, such as free radicals.

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Tips to Relax and Enjoy Life

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 19, 2018 4:52:38 PM

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can sometimes cause us to forget to step back and smell the roses from time to time. These simple things can decrease stress and make our lives a bit more enjoyable.

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Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

Posted by Eskaton on Oct 22, 2018 1:16:02 PM

 

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. The tips and resources below will help you learn about steps you can take to protect yourself and others from the flu and help stop the spread of germs. 

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Topics: Wellness Tips