Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Run with a Little Help From My Friends, Links I Like & Some Deals

September 10, 2012 at 9:22 pm

I ran back to back races this weekend…a 5k run (Cookie Classic 5k celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouting. They had cookies at the end!) and the Chicago Half Marathon which is a fall staple here. I ran the majority of both races with friends. Here is a major shout out to pacing with and enjoying running time with my friends, Stacy and Abby! I…

Plus Size for Kids? Links I Like for Getting Back to Work and Some Deals

September 4, 2012 at 7:29 am

I LOVE days off and I LOVE watching the Today Show. Labor Day morning while I did my treadmill speed workout, I enjoyed it for a good, long while. A highlight for me was a story on wearing summer pieces in your fall wardrobe (I also learned that turtle necks are in…YAY! I may be a dork, but I love turtlenecks!) There was a story…

Top 10 Fundamentals for Changing the World – Gandhi

September 2, 2012 at 6:59 am

This graphic has gone viral – Gandhi’s top 10 fundamentals for changing the world. These also seem to be pretty basic principles for managing your own life and small part of the world. Pretty awesome. I think the one that I need to work on next is “take care of this moment” Do you have a favorite? one to focus on?

Friday Finds: Ending the Year Strong, Getting Some Head Space, Links I Like & Deals

August 31, 2012 at 5:40 am

I am having trouble comprehending that it is almost Labor Day. 2012 has gotten away from me fast! I saw 5 Tips to Finish Your Year Strong on Mind Body Green and it really resonated with me. I would recommend reading this article and giving Kim Shand’s recommendations some thought. I was especially drawn to #5 after my recent few weeks at work: 5. Create…

My PSGL (Post-Stress Gratitude List), Links I Like & a Few Good Deals…

August 28, 2012 at 5:44 am

So the work hell is almost over – big meeting ends today! YAY! I posted this link last week 5 Ways to Bliss After a Stressful Week of Work – after a stressful week (or 2), the author encourages us to slip into gratitude mode and write 10 things we are grateful for. Also, my friend, Maureen, from Ryan Wellness Coaching simultaneously posted a great…

Friday Finds: Managing STRESS, Friend’s Finds and Fun Deals

August 24, 2012 at 7:37 am

So I have been working on this CRAZY project at work for the last few weeks and have been thinking a lot about the impact of work place stress – the opposite of Tuesday’s post about work place health. Two colleagues told me that they lose a ton of weight and never sleep when they are stressed. They were men. I have been doing my…

Work Place Wellness, Bliss (Spa) and Other Deals!

August 21, 2012 at 5:34 am

I may have mentioned that in my “real” life I work in the health care IT industry and one of my roles has to do with promoting workplace health and wellness at my company and others. Recently, I have been reviewing some research on the link between health/exercise and productivity in the work place. I saw this post yesterday on Hungry Girl that summarized some…