Entries by Steve Horvitz

Fitness Goals, Not Fads

It’s no mystery that about half of all Americans 18 and over, do not get the recommended physical activity. And it also shouldn’t come as a surprise that with the New Year, many people have set resolutions to get more fit, more active, or to start a new trendy diet. While it is always great […]

Caring for the Caregiver

When constantly putting others first, it’s easy to forget or simply lack the energy to care for ourselves. As November and National Family Caregivers Month wrap up, we wanted to recognize that caregiving is selfless work that can be exhausting, both mentally and physically. Ironically enough, the effects of caregiving on health and well being […]

How You Can Foster Gratitude This Holiday Season

As we enter into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in materialism and lose sight of what this time of year is really about. Research shows that people who regularly practice gratitude experience more positive emotions, tend to be more successful, sleep better and have stronger immune […]

5 Tips to Quit Smoking

November 17th is the Great American Smokeout – a great time to commit to finding ways to quit smoking. Use these five tips to help you on your way. Tobacco use, particularly cigarette smoking, is a primary risk factor for the leading causes of death in the developed world.  Smoking may harm nearly every organ […]

5 Tips for Healthy Sleep Habits

Most of us know how important sleep is to our health and well-being, but we still have a hard time sticking to healthy sleep habits. In fact, half of Americans (48%) say they don’t get enough sleep, but less than half of us take any action to help get a better night’s sleep. These 5 […]