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Fatherhood, Part I: CHWB Fathers on Health and Wellbeing

Fatherhood changes everything. It’s exciting, difficult and fun. In honor of the month when we celebrate fathers and father figures everywhere, we sat down with representatives from each service at the Center for Health & Wellbeing (CHWB) to learn more about their experiences with fatherhood and what it means to them. These fathers also share…

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Motherhood, Part II: CHWB Moms on Emotional Wellbeing

Motherhood. It’s exhausting, time-consuming, inspiring and purpose-giving. It makes you question everything, while also giving you the feeling that you know it all. Even though it’s a beautiful journey that both mom and dad go through, it’s proven that motherhood can drain mom’s resources while making her susceptible to mental, emotional and physical health challenges….

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Motherhood, Part I: CHWB Moms on Emotional Wellbeing

Motherhood. It’s exhausting, time-consuming, inspiring and purpose-giving. It makes you question everything, while also giving you the feeling that you know it all. Even though it’s a beautiful journey that both mom and dad go through, it’s proven that motherhood can drain mom’s resources while making her susceptible to mental, emotional and physical health challenges….

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Physical Effects of Stress and Managing It

Stress is a part of life. While some is actually beneficial — like the kind that pushes you to meet a deadline, stress that’s frequent or long-lasting can take a real toll on your health. Too much stress negatively impacts your body, mood and emotional well-being. In fact, it can play a role in aggravating,…

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Stress Tips for Returning to A New “Normal” in COVID Times

Stress Tips for Returning to A New “Normal” in COVID Times

A year ago today, the world was on full lockdown. Businesses were closing, families were staying home, students and teachers began remote schooling. We entered a global pandemic, with set expectations that it would only last a few months, if not weeks.  A year and change later, many of us are returning to in-person work…

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Foods to Eat When Stressed

By Crosby Wellness Center Staff Your gut is lined with more than 100 million neurons meaning that stress can affect your digestive health along with your mental health. Stress can cause ongoing digestive problems, such as constipation or (at the other end of the scale) diarrhea. Try these foods during stressful times in your life…

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Crosby Wellness Center Announces New Center Director

The Crosby Wellness Center at the Center for Health & Wellbeing is proud to welcome Matt Noe as its new Center Director. Matt joins the Crosby team from Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was most recently a Center Director at the Mercy HealthPlex. He has spent the last 14 years in the health, wellness and education fields….

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Nutrition Tips for Women

Women have unique nutrition needs to support staying in shape, losing weight and improving their overall health. Here are some tips women can practice daily to improve their nutrition. Eat Breakfast They say it’s the most important meal of the day, but often, many women skip breakfast. Breakfast helps to fuel your day and maintain…

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Food Moods – 5 Ways to Improve Your Mood with Food

Food is fuel. Food is medicine. Food is memories. It’s so easy to get caught up in this year’s trendy diet that we forget our nourishment can mean much more than what’s on our plate or what calories we’re consuming. Whether it’s feeling inspired, hoping for the best or cherishing the moments that take our…

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