At one time or another, most of us have experienced the racing thoughts and fears that come with stress. Here, Beth Robbins, PsyD, shares strategies on how to reduce stress throughout your busy day. Q: It’s hard to find anyone who hasn’t experienced periods of stress and anxiety. Do you think it’s worse today, or […]

Spring is a time for renewal, fresh starts, and new growth, and Vermont is finally starting to thaw out! For those of us who find ourselves spending more time inside during the winter, springtime provides a perfect opportunity to get outside, get some sunlight, and get more active.  Research shows that people who get up […]

Did you know that most American adults do not consume the recommended daily intake of fiber? In fact, the recommended daily intake of dietary fiber is 20-35 grams, but the average American only consumes about 16 grams of dietary fiber per day. What exactly is dietary fiber and why is it so important? Dietary fiber is […]

Compassion fatigue was one of those terms I heard thrown around when working in social service settings. I remember it being referenced in employee trainings and reacting with nonchalance. Who, me, get compassion fatigue? Me, not having indefinite empathy? Impossible! And then I received a phone call that changed my life. I was told that […]

We love finding a new carrot recipe. Carrots are not only delicious, but so nutritious, too! The benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta carotene and fiber content. This root vegetable is also a good source of antioxidant agents. Carrots are rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, vitamin B8, pantothenic acid, […]