Emotional Wellbeing

Staying Active During COVID-19 

  • Woman walking in a park

Those at greatest risk from COVID-19 frequently have other health concerns, including old age, auto-immune diseases, obesity, diabetes and heart conditions. Physical activity can improve function and reduce pain for many of these conditions. Unfortunately, social distancing and quarantining can make it harder than ever to find opportunities to exercise.   Here are a few tips for remaining physically active in spite of these difficulties:   Shorten your workout. This may sound […]

Pets and Their People

  • Cat snuggling up to womans shoulder

If you’ve been stuck at home lately due to Covid-19, there’s a good chance you’ve been spending more quality time with your pet. There’s an even better chance that this quality time has been good for your health. Pets can contribute to human health in a number of ways. From […]

Vacationing and Covid-19

With the relaxation of physical distancing, summer vacations are back on the agenda for many people. If you’re planning a trip during the Covid-19 phenomena, here are a few tips to make things easier. Don’t assume that what is open at home is going to be open at your destination. […]

Work-From-Home Challenges

Working from home (WFH) used to be a rare privilege, limited to industries like information technology or digital marketing. Now WFH is an accepted part of the Covid 19 phenomena, a safety measure to protect employees from illness and industry from pandemic-related health care costs and employee absence. WFH has […]

Teenagers and Cabin Fever

Harassed parents of Hoosier teenagers know their kids don’t want social distancing to ease; they want it to end. Talking, texting and sharing Tiktok videos may have gotten them through the last couple of months, but today’s demand is for hangouts and overnights. The number one question on the mind […]

The Covid Five

  • Person stepping onto a scale

If you find that the “Covid Five” is more common than the “Freshman Fifteen” of weight gain, you’re not alone. In the last two months, with the frig door open while many of us are at home all day, and the gym door closed, stepping on the scales may be […]

Coping with Social Isolation during a Pandemic

When things get difficult, it’s only natural to turn to friends and family for comfort and advice. The worse things get, the more we need their love and companionship. Unfortunately, as we suffer the difficulties and stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, spending physical time with our loved ones is more […]