Healthy Holidays

Family Pulling Party Favors During Christmas Dinner

Yes, it's that time of year.  Shopping, holiday events, family, food, and STRESS!  Join us in celebrating HEALTHY holidays this season!  It's never too early to start your New Resolutions...if you'd live more healthy consciously 2013, reconsider the portions of your family meals this month, and incorporate exercise into the mad holiday rush! :) Looking for more tips to manage stress in a healthy way during the holidays?  Consider the following: —Mindfulness...Practice the skill of being in the moment every single moment.  All too often, we get lost in dwelling on the past or worrying … [Read more...]

Coping with stress during holidays

Holiday stress

Stress during the holidays? Those of you who never experience it need not read any further. But for the rest of us … let us think about it. What exactly is it that is causing us stress and why would we actually continue to do that to ourselves??? Wait a second, are you saying, you are not doing it to yourself? It is just what it is, what else can one do? Let me suggest that we human beings do not do anything that is not aimed at meeting at least one of our needs. In a first step I would like you to ask yourself what need of yours you are actually meeting by whatever you are getting yourself … [Read more...]

Coach Broser’s Did You Know?

health question

-That Echinacea is an herb not only proven to help fight off colds, but can also decrease levels of anxiety by 25% or more. -Marinating meats in lemon juice before cooking can reduce production of "advanced glycation end products," which are compounds that age the body. -That drinking 8 oz per day of apple juice has been proven to decrease symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease. -That CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) has been shown to help lower heart attack risk and be protective against cancer. -That the best diet for controlling blood sugar is a high protein, low-glycemic … [Read more...]

Letter from the Editor: Tis the Season


Tis the season when we gasp at how quickly the year has passed and celebrate the holidays as the New Year approaches. The holidays are enjoyable for many families as they gather together and celebrate family traditions. This time can also be challenging as family dynamics play out in full force and others face feelings of depression of loneliness as they grieve a loss or wish their lives were different. Holiday stress also becomes just as abundant as all the shopping advertising and unhealthy food choices. We hope to offer some information and inspiration as you delve into the holiday … [Read more...]