Eating More Fruits and Vegetables May Reduce Stress

Key Takeaways   Researchers suggest there’s a link between diet and mental wellbeing. Lowering stress is crucial for reducing the risk for chronic conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. When trying to include more produce in your diet, think baby steps rather than overhaul.   People who ate at least 16 ounces of fruits[…]

How Technology Can Be Part of a Happy Life

Researchers are exploring what wellness looks like in a digital world.   Zoom Fatigue. Distraction. Burnout.   For many of us, digital overwhelm is all around. The pressures of remote work are all too familiar.   When we think about how to solve these problems, conversations inevitably turn to disengaging from technology: limiting screen time, deleting apps, taking[…]

Body Language Habits to be Aware of in Video Calls

Nonverbal communication is already a nuanced matter. And now that Zoom meetings are the new normal, the topic just got a tad more complex. Why? Even though it’s not always consciously conveyed or accurately interpreted, body language matters even more on video calls than in person.   “A significant proportion of the meaning that we convey[…]

Stressed? Simple Meditations to Calm Your Mind in 60 Seconds

Here are six ways to use breathing and movement to de-stress in one minute flat.   Meditation has long been encouraged by experts as an accessible and effective stress-management technique. But with the unprecedented task of working where you sleep, while juggling home-schooling your kids, washing endless dishes and navigating a scary news climate, more of[…]