October 2016 archive

Oct 31

How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween

Maybe you’re having a party with friends or plan to just walk around the neighborhood. Whatever your plans, be sure to include some heart-healthy fun in the mix. Try these tips to make your Halloween festivities a little healthier for your family, party guests and all those trick-or-treaters. Read More >>

Oct 25

Inside Your Bedroom

  Use your senses! Your bedroom is your sanctuary from the stresses of the day. Use your senses to create the best environment for sleep. Read More >>

Oct 24

Is Activity Part of Your Daily Life?

  Being active and healthy does not have to mean going to the gym to lift weights or spending 30 minutes on the treadmill. Of course these things are important, but by integrating activity into everything you do, you will be able to see faster results and also create habits in each aspect of life. …

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Oct 19

20 Simple Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

  Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. How you feel during your waking hours often hinges on how well you sleep. Similarly, the cure for daytime fatigue and sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine and lifestyle choices. Experiment with these tips to find the ones …

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Oct 17

Help Make Your Community More Walkable

Oct 17

October’s Healthy Hero

Congratulations to all those that participated in the 2016 May Get Movin’ Challenge! We had 283 employees movin’ and shakin’ throughout the district the entire month of May!!! Together we logged Over 3,000 Hours of movement!!!!! A little Over 125 Days of movin’!!!! We collectively took Over 17 Million steps in just 26 days! That’s Almost 8,000 Miles!!! You all are Rock Stars!!!! We …

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Oct 12

Longmont Estates: Keeping Social Emotional Health In Focus

“I’m always a little tentative asking parents to do something when I’m here to speak,” Tom McSheehy says to the attentive group of parents assembled in the library at Longmont Estates Elementary School. “But let’s just try a quick exercise in belly breathing. One of the simplest, most powerful techniques to combat stress. As parents, …

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Oct 10

It’s October! Or Shall We Call It Walktober?

The temperature’s cool and the colors are spectacular. It’s the perfect time to get outside and take strides toward a fitness habit that lasts through October and beyond. Autumn has a lot to offer and the best way to embrace this season is to get out and walk! Here are a few tips and tricks …

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Oct 05

How to Handle a Flu Outbreak at Work

It’s that time of year again! Your office space is the definition of close quarters. Everyone is in the same space, sharing equipment and generally spending their days together. That means when one person gets sick, it won’t be long until everyone else has caught the bug too. In a matter of days, you could …

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Oct 03

Host a Healthy Tailgate Party

Happy fall! Crisp, cool weather is back. And along with it, all of our favorite fall activities. Including football (Go Broncos)! But we know we’re not the only ones with football and pumpkin spice lattes on the brain! For a lot of people, this season means tailgate parties. There’s nothing like gathering with loved ones …

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