It's Cristin's turn to answer a question that was recently sent in as part of our Ask-a- Wellness-Question challenge: Are there foods that will help in preventing dementia? In short, yes! Our understanding of the connection between nutrition and brain health is still growing, but what we know so far is best summarized in the recommendations … Continue reading Brain Food
Episode 24: Neal and Cristin recap the Halting Hypertension series, announce the first MUS Wellness Departmental Award winner, and each share their top priority suggestions for staying healthy. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a walk, run, or drive!
Someone recently shared with me an article in the mainstream media that read: "Fitness fanatics should rethink daily 10,000-step goal, Harvard study claims." Being the Exercise Specialist for MUS Wellness, I suppose I should consider myself in the Fitness Fanatic population, so I read the article to see what I should beware of, regarding getting … Continue reading Fitness Fanatics Beware!!!
Many of us work at a desk, or sit at meetings during work, but research published within the past 10 years clearly points to the association between prolonged sitting and increased health risks including diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Not to mention, it just makes us feel bad. When we sit for a long time, … Continue reading Desk Reset Video
If you ever get nervous about a visit to the doctor's office or Wellcheck, consider this: blood pressure was first measured in the 1700s by a scientist who inserted a glass tube into the artery of a horse and observed the pressure as blood was pushed up the tube. A century later, a physician developed … Continue reading Halting Hypertension Webinar Series
Episode 23: Neal & Cristin give some spring/summer updates for the MUS Wellness program, answer a couple of your questions, and have a hypothetical playground basketball game with a couple of great ones. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a walk, run, or … Continue reading Wellchat Episode 23: GOAT?
May is National Bike Month, and even though winter was still in full force on the last day of April, May looks promising for some more spring-like weather, so if you haven't already, this weekend could be a great time to knock the off-season dust of your family's bikes and make sure they're ready to … Continue reading Bike Ready
We recently asked participants in the MUS Wellness Incentive Program to share on the Limeade Feed what energizes them at work, using the hashtag #energized. We wanted to know what gives our MUS employees a sense of purpose and commitment at work. Thanks to all who posted their thoughtful responses! We identified 5 big themes … Continue reading #Energized at work
April is Financial Literacy Month! Financial literacy is defined as the understanding of financial topics related to managing personal finance, money, and investing. Amy Berry, Associate Director of Retirement Benefits & Pension Plans for MUS, is our guest writer today, and shares the following article to help improve financial literacy when faced with the fortunate … Continue reading Giving Yourself a Raise
Episode 22: Neal and Cristin catch up on all things MUS Wellness on their first Wellchat of 2019, plus Neal gives some tips about keeping indoor exercise fresh as we transition through winter into spring. Wellchat Episode 22 The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for … Continue reading Wellchat Episode 22: Fast Forward 2019