A weekly column by Total Health employee wellness specialist Elizabeth Clayton on being whole and healthy
As we slide into the calendar year’s jolliest season of stress, keeping our spirits bright can help offset the pressure cooker of holiday madness.
I glossed over something a little too quickly in last week’s Wellness Wednesday in my story about nudging my mother off her unhappy track
My mother has late stage Parkinson’s and has spent a fair amount of her time angry, in large part a progression of her disease
That’s Caty Nixon in the photo below, a labor and delivery nurse at Medical City McKinney in Texas, headed to her sister’s house for emotional support after a long shift...
“There’s been a misunderstanding...
When you put a bowl of blueberries in front of a 2-year-old, in about 5 minutes you can probably guess what their face looks like.
I started noticing a while ago that as soon as I got to work and opened my email, I would often start humming.
If something isn’t a problem right now it’s hard to pay attention to it, let along make a change, so there’s a chance this Wellness Wednesday...
We wish we wouldn’t, but there we are again, back at Facebook checking our splash. We sternly tell ourselves we will limit our check-ins to two a day, just two...
When I was training to be a health and wellness coach a number of years ago, a faculty member told a story about a woman I will never forget.
Is it time to retire the low risers and move on to the mom jeans? It’s a question I have asked myself any number of times since hitting the age of 40.
It’s a bummer to bring up, but it must be faced: summer is on the way out. But consider this...
We all know what straightforward loss is: you lose someone or something and you know it because they or it are gone.
There’s a good chance you are biophilia positive (which most people are) if you remember at least one tree from your childhood.
A co-worker had to move in a snowstorm a couple of days ago, deal with a shocking amount of other assorted house selling and buying disasters,
Get out from under that shadow...
Let’s face it: on occasion we all fall a little in love with someone we want as a friend or a romantic partner but who, alas, does not feel the same way.