Stress Management for Firefighters

Stress Management for Firefighters

Stressed much? We all are — in one (many) form(s) or another — at home and at work, but we know that the fire community sees and deals with so much. Over time that stress can truly take a toll on the mind and body. The threat: Increased stress can impact our health in...
How to Create a Sleep Routine

How to Create a Sleep Routine

Sleep — we all need it, most of us love it, and many of us don’t get enough of it. Sleep is arguably one of the most important yet underrated modifiable factors that impact our health and wellness. This theory can be tested scientifically on a short or long-term basis...
Why Carbohydrates Are Your Friends

Why Carbohydrates Are Your Friends

What’s the first food that comes to mind when you hear the word “carbs?” Doughy bread, comforting pasta, decadent chocolate cake and glazed donuts might be at the top of the list. But what about crunchy carrots, juicy oranges, hearty whole grain toast and a cold glass...
Top 3 Questions about Promoting Longevity Answered

Top 3 Questions about Promoting Longevity Answered

The messaging ingrained in American society about getting older is drastically different than in other countries and cultures, and I’m not into the “anti-aging” vibe. Aging is a privilege. Anti-aging means that we are against aging. If you are not getting older, what...