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Have You Stopped Doing What You Love?

Have you ever stopped doing something you love? Maybe it was journaling in moments of silence, reading love stories with a cup of tea, taking a weekly fitness class, crafting while it rained or meeting your girlfriends for dinner. This activity brought you happiness, freedom, clarity or fulfillment, but because you felt to too busy, .. read more

World Diabetes Day, Good Reads & More

Today is World Diabetes Day. Get the facts and learn more about how to prevent and control the disease that affects 1/12 people around the world. And, read a story about how diabetes personally affected our E-Team manager and coach, Kara. Most of us know that one culprit of Type 2 diabetes is a diet heavy .. read more

On November 14th, 2014, posted in: Solutions by Tags: , , , ,

Comfort Food, Happiness, Robots & More

Walk away from the cupcake; put down the grilled cheese sandwich. A recent study has found that eating comfort food doesn’t actually do anything to alleviate our bad moods. The research, published in Health Psychology, found that for the hundreds of people studied, food—comfort or otherwise—didn’t have an impact on how fast they bounced back from a bad .. read more

On November 7th, 2014, posted in: Solutions by Tags: , , ,

Ask for What You Really Want

Author Nora Roberts once said, “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” Makes sense, right? We make simple requests every day in order to make things happen in our lives. .. read more

7-Minute Workout, Healthy Halloween Candy & More

The New York Times is offering a free mobile app for its Scientific 7-Minute Workout and new Advanced 7-Minute Workout. These are the first in a suite apps that will be available to people looking to exercise at home—and get it done quickly. With the amount of time we spend at work, companies that offer employees great .. read more

Soda, Happiness, Music & More

In the last few years, we all learned that sitting is the new smoking. The new smoking for 2014? Soda. Here’s the story: A study of 5,300 adults published in the Journal of Public Health compared the cells of people who drink soda every day to those who do not. Reporter Kiera Butler explains the findings, “In .. read more

Teff, Food Labels, the Village Effect & More

Just when we mastered the art of cooking quinoa, there’s a new supergrain on the table: teff. Teff is versatile, gluten-free and high in fiber and protein—you may know it as the main ingredient in injera, the bread that’s a staple in Ethiopian food. Unlike quinoa, teff also contains albumin, the primary protein in blood plasma, making it .. read more

Stop Checking Your Email

Do you ever find yourself looking at your computer screen feeling lost? You’re not sure what to start with or what to do next. You know you have a ton of a work to do, but instead of actually starting, you check your email. It’s a crutch, and it’s one that many of us use. .. read more

On October 16th, 2014, posted in: Engage2Change by Tags: , , ,

Kids and Food, Cancer News & Motivation

Brussels sprouts moved from hated to popular among adults a few years ago, however kids have been slower to embrace them. But today, we introduce you to Brussels sprouts chips. Depending on how they are cooked (watch out for excess salt and oil) they could be a fantastic way to get kids to eat their veggies. Speaking of kids .. read more

Fall Recipes for Produce at its Peak

This will be my fourth fall in the city of Chicago, and it is the season that makes me feel the most homesick. I used to think it was because October represented the time of year that I had moved away from home, but as the years go by, I think it has more to .. read more

On October 7th, 2014, posted in: Engage2Change by Tags: , ,
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