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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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Hindsight is 2020: Finding Purpose in the New Year

Hindsight is 2020: Finding Your Purpose in the New Year

Many of us are probably too scared or hesitant to tell ourselves that 2021 will be our year. The dumpster fire of 2020 really proved that anything is possible in this world and anything can ultimately muck up our plans. We’re here to tell you that it’s okay to be skeptical and nervous for the…

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5 Steps to Making a Fitness Resolution Stick

Don’t let your fitness goals for 2021 fizzle out. Here are five tips to create active habits last the entire year. 1. Make fitness a priority this year When you consider activities or goals that are important for the upcoming year, make your physical fitness a top priority. Busy schedules can make adding an exercise…

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The Center for Health & Wellbeing Awarded 2020 Honor Award for Its Medallions

A groundbreaking facility designed and constructed with intention behind every decision, the crown jewels of the Center for Health & Wellbeing (CHWB) are the seven 6-foot resin-and-terrazzo medallions placed in the Commons’ terrazzo floor. Immensely intricate in detail and deliberate in their design, the medallions were created by Keri Caffrey, a local artist and Rollins…

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