The rewards of goal setting

Setting goals can be a constructive practice. Whether you are setting career goals, relationship and familial goals, or daily goals, it is pertinent to understand what your objectives are in order to establish goals that you can ultimately attain. There has been a lot of research in positive psychology on Read more…

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is finally here! The kids are out of school, the sun is shining, and the pool is sparkling. Summer is a great time for family, fun, and physical activity. Unfortunately, it can also be a high time for injuries. Before you head out for some fun in the sun, Read more…

How active is healthy?

How much physical activity do adults aged 19 and up need to do to stay healthy? To stay healthy or improve health, adults need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic and strength exercises.   To stay healthy, adults should try to be active daily and should do: at least 150 minutes of moderate Read more…

Keeping Kids Hydrated

  Keeping Kids Hydrated Make sure your children get plenty of liquids to stay healthy and active this summer, and help them develop good hydration habits for a lifetime. By Debra Wittrup No Sweat Children are much more prone to dehydration than adults because their bodies don’t cool down as Read more…

Its Too Hot Too Play Outside

It’s hot but kids still need to exercise. Dehydration and Heat Illness With the hot days of summer come summer sports — baseball, tennis, football practice — both in the neighborhood and at camp. Before you send the kids out to practice — or just for a long day of Read more…