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Eskaton Blog

Starting Your Morning with Breakfast

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 23, 2019 10:01:07 AM

Skipping breakfast is detrimental to your brain health, and can negative impact your physical health all day. Eating well in the morning will ensure you are set up to feel great all day. 

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Topics: Wellness Tips

Staying Cool in Hot Weather

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 16, 2019 1:57:50 PM

Exercising, gardening, or simply walking in hot weather puts extra stress on your body and increases your core body temperature. This could increase your risk for heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

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Topics: Wellness Tips

Eating Well as You Age

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 8, 2019 2:55:47 PM

As you get older, eating well can help improve mental acuteness, boost your energy levels, and increase your resistance to illness. These nutrition and diet tips can help you feel great at any age. 

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Topics: Wellness Tips

How a positive attitude about aging is good for your health

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 3, 2019 9:32:51 AM

Did you know your attitude about age can greatly influence your health and well-being? Levy et. al (2002) found that a positive attitude towards aging can actually increase your lifespan by 7.5 years. In other words, negative thoughts about aging, also known as "ageism",  may have a cumulative harmful impact on our health. 

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Topics: Wellness Tips, Celebrating Diversity, Well-Being Philosophy, Age is Beautiful

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

Posted by Eskaton on Jun 24, 2019 8:58:26 AM

Setbacks are necessary steps toward your ultimate goals! Did you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success?

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Topics: Wellness Tips

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.

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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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Topics: Wellness Tips

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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Topics: Wellness Tips

All You Need to Know about Migraine Relief

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

 

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Topics: Wellness Tips

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