EHE Perspectives Blog

How To Make Lasting Change

Posted by EHE Blogger

1/17/17 9:00 AM

2017 is here and millions of Americans are reflecting on the personal changes that they want (or need) to make this year. Popular resolutions include vowing to lose weight, eat healthier, reduce stress, exercise more or quit smoking. There is just one problem: while all of this sounds good in January, many of us lose our resolve and our resolutions are long forgotten and abandoned by April. The simple truth is that New Year’s resolutions are easier to make than they are to keep because changing behaviors, particularly those that are long-standing habits, is easier said than done. Wanting to change is not enough. Success with a resolution demands more than wishful thinking; it requires patience, planning, and organization. The good news it is that it can be done!

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Topics: Prevention, Wellness, Fitness, preventive health, healthy living, health, weight management, exercise, new year, body image, thinking positive for health, diet, healthy life

Snow Removal Safety

Posted by EHE Blogger

2/11/15 3:31 PM

From the novelty of the season’s first storm to the seemingly endless onslaught of recent weeks, snow has been a looming presence in the lives of many Americans this winter. Of course, snow does have its perks. It is enjoyable to look at, ski on top of, sled through, and roll into snowmen and snowwomen. What is much less enjoyable is the fact that snow needs to be removed – from roads, driveways, sidewalks, stairs, and walkways. And, while snow removal is almost always a nuisance, it can also be very dangerous if performed incorrectly or without proper precaution.

 

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Topics: Fitness, winter, heart health, preventive health

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