What can Bruce Springsteen teach you about heart health?

So, did you catch the half-time show during the Super Bowl? If you did, you witnessed 12 minutes of pure joy. Bruce Sprinsteen loves to perform and he was having a ball. He sang his heart out, danced, slid across the stage and seemed not to care what anyone else thought – just did his…

Facebook Is Good For Your Heart!

Being a grown-up can be lonely. So often we spend our days alone, even if we are surrounded by people. Yet, taking the time to connect with people you care about in a positive way is very important to managing your stress and keeping your heart healthy. Could a social networking site the answer? Yes,…

Are You Too Sick to Workout?

Sniffles and colds can make you feel miserable, but are you too sick to exercise? When you should skip a day of exercise in favor of rest? Staying motivated to exercise is definitely more difficult when you are under the weather, but how do you know when to power-through and when to take a break?…

Yard Work IS Exercise!

Check out Eliz’s Quick Tip on using yard work to move more! Remember to drink water when working out in the yard, and to wear sunscreen! Get moving this season – it’s great for your heart, and your garden! How are you keeping active this season? Eliz Greene survived a massive heart attack while seven-months…

Wine and Chocolate Recommendation

As you may know, I am a big fan of wine and chocolate as a stress remedy. But which wine and what chocolate you may ask. Red wine (white wine doesn’t supply the same benefits) doesn’t have to cost much to be good. Here are some of my favorites is usually available for under $15:…

A View From the Top

I often close e-mails and letters with: “Wishing you low stress and great success.” Often the key to limiting stress and getting what you want is the people choose to help meet the goal. This summer I took a trip to the top of the mast of our Catalina 34 sailboat. It is a “tall…

Multitasking or Over-tasked?

As I prepared to begin a program for the Wisconsin Health Information Management Association last week, I realized I’d be speaking while they were eating lunch. “Don’t worry,” said one of the attendees, “we are great at multitasking.” So true, women are great at juggling more than one thing — which incidentally was the topic…

Healthy Travel Tips

Find it hard to eat right, exercise or keep up with other healthy habits when you are traveling? Here are some tips to stay on track. Pack Snacks: Eating out can derail your healthy eating habits. Take along some whole grain cereal, nuts, dried fruit, cereal, or granola bars to snack on or substitute for…

Migranies and Strokes

Does your migraine put you at a higher risk for heart attack and stroke? A recent study says yes. As a heart attack-survivor and migraine-sufferer, I was surprised to find out — yes! Read more in my article originally published at MyHealthyHeartInfo.com A study released recently by the American Academy of Neurology indicates the risk…