Thank you to Einstein Bros.® for partnering with me on this post. Check out Nurses Week 2018 Freebies. Nurses work tirelessly and are often underappreciated. Nurses Week is generally a time when nurses do get a little more attention. Unfortunately, I was originally a little disappointed with the nurses week freebies and offers this year. So many hospitals are reducing celebrations or lumping all hospital staff in this week and many businesses dropped their promotions for nurses. But my … [Read more...] about The Best Nurses Week Freebie of 2017 – May 11th: Free Einstein Bros.® Espresso Buzz Bagel with Shmear
Whether working in an office or on the floor, whenever comes the time to decide on what to bring for lunch, I unmistakably lack inspiration or motivation. I always end up bringing the same sandwich or simple salad and frankly grew tired of it. More often than I would like to admit, I found myself bringing a nondescript frozen meal that likely has a day's worth of sodium as the main ingredient. I would love to have more options that are both healthy and easy to prepare. I did some research and … [Read more...] about 20 Quick and Easy Packable Lunches for Nurses
Getting and staying fit has is important to live an healthy and full life. Some of the best health and fitness apps for Android can help you on that path by giving you to the tools you need to be accountable for your exercise, food choices, and lifestyle. Many people desire to get fit purely for vanity. There are are also those who do so because they wish to be healthier overall, and looking better is just a bonus. Then there are those who seek the mind-body approach and consider meditation … [Read more...] about 4 of the Best Health and Fitness Apps for Android
We’re so busy we barely have time to eat. Eating healthy isn’t just about nutritious foods. Healthy intake, how we actually experience the meal, may matter even more. Did you know that there’s more that goes into eating healthy than just the food itself? And we easily succumb to “bad food choices” when we are unconscious during a meal. So what’s this issue all about? What is the problem we as nurses face with eating- that has nothing to do with food? We’re all so busy! We have no time … [Read more...] about Nurses, Eating Healthy Isn’t About the Food!
Guest Blogger: Meghan Ryan, MS CCC-SLP “My son only eats things that are white.” “Oh she won’t eat that! She really only likes things that are crunchy.” Do any of these sound familiar to you? Or... have you ever taken your kids to a restaurant with an arsenal of “safe” foods in tow? Children are known for their reluctance to try new foods and experiment with the unknown. The term “picky eater” is a common complaint among parents in my private practice. Many times it is a case of a child … [Read more...] about When Picky Eating Becomes a Problem
Being healthy is one way that you can help increase your quality of life. While genetics play some role in your overall health and well being, your lifestyle plays significantly more. If you want to live a long and productive life to see your children and grandchildren grow up then you need to start by getting healthy now. Many people think that you have to have a boring and rigorously schedule workout routine to get fit and healthy, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Really you … [Read more...] about 4 Easy Tips for Maintaining Your Health
Guest Blogger: Jenna Times have changed. Life has gotten so fast-paced that people don’t even get time to eat properly. Everyone is so involved in work that they just want to get done with other things quickly, and get back to work. During busy days, people like to go for fast food and other unhealthy meals. Why? Because they are easy and convenient to grab without requiring much time to prepare. Did you know you’re affecting your health by eating such meals? It is going to haunt you in the … [Read more...] about Is Fast Food The Only Option During Busy Days?