19 quick and easy ways to reduce your food and plastic waste

Sustainability, waste-free, compostable straws, environmentally friendly — these are all buzz words floating around the news, gearing the public to fight against the compounding waste building up on our planet. With major industries publicly joining in on the journey like coffee shops and restaurants redesigning their plastic lids and cities enforcing a plastic bag ban, … Continue reading 19 quick and easy ways to reduce your food and plastic waste

Dining out? How to make balanced choices at any restaurant

Restaurant menus can be confusing sometimes. Does the word “crispy” indicate fried or baked foods? Are salads really the best option? Descriptive “fluff” words and hidden preparation methods can be hard to decipher. Try these decision-making strategies for a simpler and healthier night out. Avoid hidden saturated fats and oils. If you’re at a restaurant … Continue reading Dining out? How to make balanced choices at any restaurant

Generational wellness: How each generation can thrive

We frequently talk about wellness, but what does it truly mean to live well? According to a Gallup study, well-being is tied to five common elements: Purpose: Enjoying what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals Social: Maintaining supportive relationships and love in your life Financial: Managing your economic life to … Continue reading Generational wellness: How each generation can thrive

Stressed about money? 5 steps to financial wellness

It likely comes as no surprise that finances are the biggest source of stress for Americans. Financial stress affects nearly everyone, regardless of social economic status. I often ask my patients experiencing symptoms of anxiety, “What stressors are involved in your life?” Answers include: losing a job, serious or chronic illness, death of spouse or … Continue reading Stressed about money? 5 steps to financial wellness