American Heart Association

Happy International Thank You Day

Gracias. Danke. Grazie. Asante. Sukria. Thank you.

Sounds good no matter how you say it. Today is international Thank You day, probably the most polite day of the year and a good day to reflect on what you’re most grateful for.  

Today we’re giving a big shout out to the […]

Still Stuffed? Simple ideas to burn the Thanksgiving calories

Ok, so possibly you had just a bit too much to eat on Thanksgiving.  Guess what? You are not alone!!! Most of us did.  Koodles to you if you only had one serving and opted not to eat potato salad, mac and cheese, stuffing and candied yams!  Did you […]

Dodging the Flu helps your Heart

Flu season is upon us. While all the coughing, sniffling and wheezing can be tough on your sinuses, it can also be harsh on your heart. But before you stock up on tissues or whip up a bowl of Mom’s chicken noodle soup, check out these tips for staying […]

Get your Heart in the Game!

I love October. Not for the cooler weather, the changing leaves or the costume parties– I love October for the baseball! The most exciting weeks of the nation’s past-time begin as the 2012 MLB post season kicks off today!

I come from a family of baseball fanatics. The kind that […]

Keep Calm and Organize On

This post is an ode to the organizers. Those of you who have immaculate desks at work, color code your entire closets or label everything in your homes– including the label maker.  In honor of National Get Organized week, I salute you.

I have never been one of those people. […]

Summer Olympics-Inspired Office Activities

Finally! The Summer Olympics are back! I love this time of year… er… every four years! This year I’m extra enthusiastic about them since I watched a significant amount of the Olympic Trials. I feel so emotionally connected with these athletes. The announcers tell their stories, you hear about […]

7 Easy Ways To Get Moving!

Lately it seems that all anyone is talking about is how two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight or obese. On one hand, I’m glad that it’s a hot topic of conversation, as it needs to be. But if you fall into this category, you might be tired of hearing […]

A Little Healthy Competition Never Hurt Anyone

I’ve been lucky to work for an organization that encourages its employees to live healthy. We have health fairs, monthly and quarterly challenges, a walking path and an onsite gym – complete with a treadmill desk. There’s never a shortage of healthy attitudes and a plethora of workplace wellness […]