Cortisol is Trouble! Pay Your Body Back

Is the stress hormone making you fat and hurting your heart? Pay Your Body back by understanding how Cortisol impacts your health: Cortisol is a hormone produced by your adrenal glands. We all need cortisol to help us react to stressful situations, especially those requiring a “fight or flight” reaction. Our bodies react to stress…

Gateway Technical College Support Staff Well At Work Program

Continuing the tour of  Gateway Technical College campuses Eliz presented Pay Your Body Back in Kenosha on April 29th. There were many Woo Hoos especially during door prize time! Eliz Greene works busy people to improve heart health, so they can work well, feel better, and stress less. She is a heart attack survivor and…

WACTE State Conference Well At Work Program

Technical College Staff from across Wisconsin came together in April 7 & 8 for the Wisconsin Association for Career & Technical Education annual conference.  Eliz kicked off the event with Pay Your Body Back and then got a smaller group moving with Active At Work. Eliz Greene works busy people to improve heart health, so…

2011 Challenge: Don’t Be Such A Wuss

What are you putting off? This year my dad would have celebrated his 69th birthday.  Sadly, we lost him to colon cancer at age 52.  At the time 52 seemed so young.  The older I get – the younger it seems.  I can’t help but wonder if Dad would have had a colonoscopy at age…

Is Your Job Killing You?

Does this sound like you? “I have to work very fast.” “I work very hard.” “I manage competing demands of others.” “I worry about losing my job.” “I feel underused or powerless.” If so, your job may be putting you at risk for a heart attack or stroke. According to a study recently released by…

Pay Your Body Back™ Wellness Program Premieres

St. Peter Parish in Slinger, Wisconsin hosted the premiere of Eliz’s new keynote program Pay Your Body Back™! Footage of this event will be featured on a TNT profile of Eliz which will air in February! A busy life demands so much of your body, isn’t it time to pay it back – before it…

The Cure for Boring Food: Review of Sally Bee Cookbook

Mom! What is that heavenly smell?! Are you making another Sally Bee recipe? My daughter was right on both counts. I was making Sally Bee’s Healthy Spring Vegetable Risotto, and the aroma was incredible. This summer I cooked my way through Sally’s cookbook, The Secret Ingredient, and what a delight it was. I often tell…

How To Pay Your Body Back™ With Grow Foods

Food is the fuel for life! Is the food you eat good enough to Pay Your Body Back™for all you ask it to do? Your body needs protein, water, carbohydrates, and fat to function correctly. It uses what it needs for power and stores the rest as fat for later use. The trick is figuring…

How To Pay Your Body Back™ With an Active Lifestyle

Your body was built to move, not sit. Make sure you Pay Your Body Back™ with enough activity every day to keep it working properly. Getting enough activity can be difficult when you spend your day at a desk or behind the wheel. The good news is a small amount of activity can make a…