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The Most Contagious Thing in Your Workplace (Mood)

Posted 4/27/2017 by UHBlog

The Most Contagious Thing in Your Workplace (Mood)

Just like a cold or the flu, negative attitudes can spread in an office setting. Learn how to break the cycle and have a better day at work.

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5 Simple Movements to Reduce Neck and Shoulder Tension

Posted 1/25/2017 by UHBlog

5 Simple Movements to Reduce Neck and Shoulder Tension

Stress causing you to tense up? Try these techniques for relieving neck and shoulder tension.

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5 Ways to Project Yourself Positively

Posted 1/18/2017 by UHBlog

5 Ways to Project Yourself Positively

Follow these simple tips to help relieve stress and put you in a more positive mindset.

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The Power of Playing

Posted 1/11/2017 by UHBlog

The Power of PlayingWhen was the last time you played like a kid? Experts says making time to play is beneficial to your well-being.

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What’s the Scoop on Poop

Posted 12/30/2016 by UHBlog

What’s the Scoop on Poop?

Changes in color, consistency or frequency of bowel movements can indicate underlying health issues.

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Plate Attention! Mindful Eating

Posted 12/15/2016 by UHBlog

Plate Attention! Mindful Eating

Take the time to slow down and really enjoy the food you are eating this holiday season.

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5 Common Body Language Mistakes

Posted 12/2/2016 by UHBlog

5 Common Body Language Mistakes

Is your body language sending the wrong message? Learn about some of the ways to avoid mixing your signals.

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Want to Get Pregnant? Try Acupuncture

Posted 11/22/2016 by UHBlog

Want to Get Pregnant? Try Acupuncture

Acupuncture can benefit women who are trying to get pregnant or undergoing fertility treatments.

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7 Stress-Relieving Techniques to Survive the Holidays

Posted 11/14/2016 by UHBlog

3 Stress Relievers for the Workday

The constant activity during the holidays can be stressful. Learn how to slow down and enjoy the season.

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Five Ways to Increase Your Energy

Posted 11/10/2016 by UHBlog

8 Ways to Increase Your Energy

Feeling sluggish? Try these simple steps to boost your energy level throughout the day.

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Perfectionist? Try Being Good Enough

Posted 11/8/2016 by UHBlog

Perfectionist? Try Being Good Enough.

Striving to be perfect in everything you do can lead to unhealthy stress and anxiety.

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8 Stress-Busting Exercises You Can Do at Work

Posted 10/7/2016 by UHBlog

8 Stress-Busting Exercises You Can Do at Work

Follow these simple tips to help relieve your stress at work.

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In Pain? Try Acupuncture

Posted 10/4/2016 by UHBlog

In Pain? Try Acupuncture

Learn how acupuncture can help relieve chronic and acute pain.

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Get Help From 5-Minute Meditations

Posted 9/27/2016 by UHBlog

Get Help From 5-Minute Meditations

As little as five minutes of mindful meditation can help you recharge as you deal with everyday stress.

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Acupuncture Cools Hot Flashes

Posted 9/26/2016 by UHBlog

Acupuncture Cools Hot Flashes

Looking for relief from hot flashes or other symptoms of menopause? You may want to give acupuncture a try.

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The Most Contagious Thing in Your Workplace

Posted 9/22/2016 by UHBlog

The Most Contagious Thing in Your Workplace

Just like a cold or the flu, negative attitudes can spread in an office setting. Learn how to break the cycle and have a better day at work.

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5 Healthy Lunches to Bring to Work

Posted 9/8/2016 by UHBlog

5 Healthy Lunches to Bring to Work

If you find yourself feeling tired around mid-afternoon every day, you may want to rethink your lunch.

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Partnering Acupuncture with Your Medical Care

Posted 8/25/2016 by UHBlog

Partnering Acupuncture with Your Medical Care

Curious about acupuncture? An experts answers some of the most commonly asked questions.

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6 Tips for Better Posture

Posted 8/24/2016 by UHBlog

3 Tips for Better Posture

Time to straighten up: Better posture can decrease pain and improve breathing.

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3 Quick, Healthy Breakfasts

Posted 8/23/2016 by UHBlog

5 Healthy Breakfasts

A busy morning routine is no excuse for skipping breakfast.

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Prevent Yourself from Caregiver Burnout

Posted 8/22/2016 by UHBlog

Prevent Yourself from Caregiver Burnout

Caring for another person can take its toll. That’s why it’s important for caretakers to take some time for themselves.

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5 Things to Look for in Buying Supplements

Posted 7/26/2016 by UHBlog

5 Things to Look for in Buying Supplements

Are the supplements you’re buying right for you?

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5 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy and Happy

Posted 7/9/2016 by UHBlog

5 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy and Happy

How daily habits lead to back pain.

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The Benefits of Group Acupuncture

Posted 7/7/2016 by UHBlog

The Benefits of Group Acupuncture

Group acupuncture sessions are rising in popularity.

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6 Ways to Improve Sleep Before You Medicate

Posted 7/6/2016 by UHBlog

6 Ways to Improve Sleep Before You Medicate

Find safe and healthy options to help you sleep better.

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Let Your Mind Take a Coffee Break with Mindfulness

Posted 6/30/2016 by UHBlog

Enhancing Work Performance Through Mindfulness

Is workplace stress negatively affecting your life and health?

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The Power of Gratitude

Posted 6/29/2016 by UHBlog

The Power of Gratitude

Counting your blessings can reap dividends. That’s because gratitude can help you attain inner peace, contentment and more meaningful social relationships.

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Fix Your Nagging Hip or Knee Pain

Posted 6/28/2016 by UHBlog

Fix your Nagging Hip or Knee Pain

Exercise and activity can be the answer.

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Plantar Fasciitis: Healing Heel Pain

Posted 5/24/2016 by UHBlog

Plantar Fasciatis

Learn how you can heal heel pain.

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Changing Your Day with a Chair Massage

Posted 5/18/2016 by UHBlog

Changing Your Day with Chair Massage

Get rejuvenated and energized.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Posted 5/12/2016 by UHBlog

Why You Can’t Sleep

Try these 10 tips for a better night’s rest.

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Use Mindfulness to ‘Spring Clean’ Your Head

Posted 4/25/2016 by UHBlog

Use Mindfulness to ‘Spring Clean’ Your Head

Pssst. It really works.

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Commit to an Athlete’s Winning Mindset

Posted 4/22/2016 by UHBlog

Commit to an Athlete’s Winning Mindset

What makes them tick?

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Building Teams Through Music

Posted 4/20/2016 by UHBlog

Building Teams Through Music

Take note of how this can be done.

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The Benefits of Breathing

Posted 4/19/2016 by UHBlog

The Benefits of Breathing

Besides the obvious one.

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Healthy Eating for Busy People

Posted 3/30/2016 by UHBlog

If you're so busy that it seems difficult to eat right and take care of yourself, we have strategies that work with a busy schedule. Ask us. When you’re super busy, it’s easy to forget to eat properly. You didn’t have time to make a salad for lunch, so the nearest vending machine becomes your food source of choice. But this decision may make your problems even worse. “What you are eating can affect your mental state, your emotions, your energy level and your ability to f...

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Free Ways to Be Happier

Posted 3/28/2016 by UHBlog

Becoming your happiest self won’t cost you a thing. We’ll show you how. Forget the new car, big promotion or winning the lottery. Studies show that once your basic needs are met, money has nothing to do with happiness. “Once you’re living above the poverty line, money won’t make you happier,” says stress resilience specialist Heidi Weiker, MSSA. “Happiness has everything to do with the free things in life that bring us meaning.” Happiness is defin...

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Are Your Medications Causing Problems?

Posted 3/24/2016 by UHBlog

Some medications cause serious side effects. A naturopathic wellness consultation can unearth how your meds may be affecting you. Many medications come with warnings – “don’t operate heavy machinery” or “avoid alcohol while taking this drug.” But what about the drugs and supplements that don’t give you a heads up? These can lead to side effects that interfere with your health and well-being, says naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist Lina Sbroc...

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Benefits of Ashiatsu Massage

Posted 3/11/2016 by UHBlog

Learn how ashiatsu massage can give you a foot up on wellness. Ask us. Ashiatsu massage therapists are always on their toes. Literally. “I use the broad, flat surface of my feet, rather than my hands and elbows, to provide a deep, pain-free compression massage to the body,” says licensed massage therapist Pamela Hietanen who is certified in ashiatsu (deep tissue) massage. Hietanen balances herself on overhead bars while alternating her weight on her patient’s body. She uses he...

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What Is HeartMath and Why Does it Matter?

Posted 2/23/2016 by UHBlog

What Is HeartMath and Why Does it Matter?

Learn how to effectively react to stress and improve your long-term wellness.

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