January is a time to reflect on lifestyle changes that you want to improve upon. We suggest doing so by making small goals throughout the upcoming year versus big changes. The approach of making goals that are attainable and realistic helps build healthy changes into your everyday life. Identify the most realistic options. Pick a […]

Try something new and different in thinking about your 2017 New Year’s resolution. Set a goal that is completely new and different from any previous New Year’s resolution. Anyone out there interested in joining in the fun? Refresh Your Resolution Focus A study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that among the most popular New […]

Fall into some healthy habits this autumn! Vermont is the ideal place for it, whether you want to get moving, cook up some new healthy recipes (apples are back in season!), spend more quality time with family and friends, or even start in on financial savings for the holidays (yes, they will be here before […]

What is the “Sandwich Generation”? The term was coined in 1981 and defined women in their 30s and 40s who simultaneously cared for their children and the needs of their parents, friends, and employers. The term now refers to middle-aged Americans or Baby Boomers who provide time, energy and money to adult children while also […]

Lately, I hear people saying: “Gosh, it’s already November!” Yes, the autumn – and now stick season — is upon us and with that comes a shift in our energy and mood. We are naturally affected by changes in our environment, and our energy is influenced by the decrease in daylight hours. During these colder […]

Join The UVM Medical Center “Gift of Friends Giveaway” on Facebook and Instagram. The contest runs through December 14, 2015. We will show you how your social wellbeing connects to your overall health and wellbeing. Join the fun! Having close friends and positive social relationships are good for our health and wellbeing. Friendship has psychological benefits. […]

Join The UVM Medical Center “Gift of Friends Giveaway” on Facebook and Instagram. The contest runs through December 14, 2015. We will show you how your social wellbeing connects to your overall health and wellbeing. Join the fun! Social wellbeing is one of the five essential elements of wellbeing (Career, Social, Financial, Physical, and Community Wellbeing). […]

Thanksgiving is a wonderful opportunity to take time out of your busy life to be present with family and friends around a warm soul-nourishing meal – whatever that may look like. Many families spend hours in the kitchen preparing for the memorable occasion. Instead of worrying about the time and financial resources needed to make the […]