Don’t De-stress - Manage Your Stress
By: Anne Parker, MA, MHSA.
Stress is not a dirty word! Though we have come to think of stress as a negative in our lives, stress is not inherently negative. We need stress in our lives to stay active, motivated, challenged, and excited. If we never had any stress, life would be quite boring and uneventful. We also wouldn’t get much done or enjoy fun and adventure.
April 2014 Recipe of the Month
This month's recipe of Mushroom Bell Pepper Pizza is featured in Sweet & Savory Cooking, Miraval's newest cookbook created by Executive Chef Justin Cline Macy and Pastry Chef Kim Macy.
The earthy flavors of this pizza really pop when you drizzle on the balsamic just before serving. Balsamic reduction is one of Executive Chef Justin Macy's "secret weapons". It’s so easy to make and will last in your refrigerator for months. A few drops of the sweet, tangy sauce can benefit all kind of dishes, from vegetables to grilled meats.
Spending 8 hours a day at the office can be tough on your body. Incorporate workplace wellness by adding these simple exercises to your workday.
Yoga relieves stress, clears the mind to focus, brings oxygen to the brain, enhances productivity and increases energy levels. Try this quick chair yoga sequence today.
By: Andrew Wolf, Exercise Physiologist M.ED, R.C.E.P.
Amp up your workout by simply tweaking these five common movements. Burn more calories and more effectively target the muscle groups which will lead to better results.
Put on your sneakers and walk today!
Today is National Walking Day, sponsered by the American Heart Association. It is the perfect time to get out and walk. Walking is the most popular form of aerobic physical activity for adults in the United States. Whether you are walking your dog, walking with friends, or walking to get somewhere, every step counts towards your improved health.