Past Wellness Notes


2017 Emails

May

05/01 – Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

05/08 – 30 Minute Workouts for Any Schedule

05/15 – Whole Grains

05/22 – Sodium Get the Facts

05/29 – Add vegetables to your day

April

04/03 – Prebiotics and Probiotics in Food

04/10 – Relaxation Tips to Try

04/17 – 5 Active Alternatives to Screen Time

04/24 – All About Kale

March

03/06 – National Nutrition Month

03/13 – Dealing with Dry Indoor Air

03/20 – Slow and Go

03/27 – Easy Ways to Boost Fiber

February

02/06 – American Heart Month

02/13 – Children and Dentists

02/20 – Cleanse with Fiber

January

01/03 – Resolutions

01/09 – Start with Small Changes

01/16 – Resolve to Get Fit

01/23 – High Fiber Lunches

01/30 – Less Added Sugars

2016 Emails

December

12/05 – Picture of Ease

12/12 – Unmasking Depression

12/19 – Beat the Chill

12/26 – Beating Winter's Woes

November

11/07 – Good Morning

11/14 – Beat Gymtimidation

11/21 – Simple Exercises for shoulders and knees

11/28 – Preventing Overuse Injuries

October

10/03 – Managing Mood without Using Food

10/10 – Tips for Becoming More Active as a Family

10/17 – 6 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health

10/24 – Walking to Ease Knee Pain

10/31 – Taking Care of Your Back

September

09/06 – How to Pack a School Lunch

09/12 – Menopause Weight Gain

09/19 – Best Foods for a Healthy Immune System

09/26 – Reasons to Practice Yoga

August

08/01 – Benefits of Friendship

08/08 – Napping Do’s and Don’ts

08/15 – Build Resilience Skills

08/22 – Importance of Vegetables

08/29 – Shoulder and Neck Pain

July

7/05 – Avoid Dehydration

7/11 – How to prevent foot pain

7/18 – Summer Health Tips

7/25 – Preventing Vision problems

June

6/06 – Migraine Triggers

6/13 – Hearing Loss Prevention

6/20 – Guide to Spices and Herbs

6/27 – Top Ten Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

May

5/02 – Link Between Happiness and Health

5/09 – Post-Partum Depression In Dads

5/16 – Top Concentration Killers

5/31 – Fun on a Budget

April

4/04 – National Public Health Week

4/11 – Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

4/18 – Alcohol Awareness Month

4/25 – Take Control of Stress Eating

March

3/07 – Improve Sleep Health

3/14 – March is National Nutrition Month

3/21 – Get Moving to Manage Your Stress

3/28 – Employers May Reduce Job Stress

February

2/01 – February is Stress and Heart Health

2/08 – Children’s Dental Health Month: 8 Common Concerns

2/15 – Four Ways to Deal with Stress

2/22 – National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: 6 Things You Need to Know about Stress and Eating Disorders

2/29 – Using Time Effectively, Not Just Efficiently

2/29 – March Healthy Eating

January

1/04 – Dial It Down for Stress

1/11 – January is Thyroid Awareness Month

1/18 – How Stressed Are You at Work

1/25 – EDR Workplace Conflict

2015 Emails

December

12/07 – Benefits of Core Strengthing

12/14 – Surprising Reasons You're Gaining Weight

12/21 – Add more nutrition to meals

12/28 – DOs and DON'Ts of Goal Setting

September

9/07 – Walk Off the Weight

9/14 – Why a Brisk Walk is Better

9/21 – Trim Your Waistline

9/28 – Hit the Trails

August

8/10 – Take a Ride Contest 1

8/17 – Take a Ride Contest 2

8/24 – Take a Ride Contest 3

8/31 – Take a Ride Contest 4

July

7/06 – Six Ways to Be More Active on the Weekends

7/13 – The Housework Workout

7/20 – Five Ways to Promote a Healthy Body Image

7/27 – Exercising with depression

June

6/01 – Are You A Good Sports Parent

6/08 – Trash It or Eat It

6/15 – Trouble Swallowing Pills

6/22 – Foods That Might Give You Portion Distortion

May

5/4 – Reasons to Shop at Farmers Markets

5/11 – Reducing Stress When Dealing with Difficult People

5/18 – COPD

5/25 – Liven Meals with Vegetabless and Fruits

April

4/06 – Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

4/20 – Tips To Get Started with Yoga

4/27 – World Asthma Day May 5th

March

3/02 – Bedroom Tips for Those with Allergies

3/09 – Omega 3 Shopping List

3/16 – Quick Tips To Stay Active

3/23 – Get Active Part 1 - The Basics

Febuary

2/2 – Seasonal Affective Disorder

2/9 – Healthy Weight-Not a Diet a Lifestyle

2/16 – Asthma Triggers

12/22 – Healthy New Year's Resolutions

2/23 – Five Ways To Be More Grateful

January

1/12 – Intro of Breathe Well campaign

1/15 – Ways to Sit Less Every Day

1/19 – Taking Advantage of health benefits

1/26 – Preconception Care

2014 Emails

December

12/1 – Secondhand Stress

12/8 – Hand Hygiene Fact Sheet

12/15 – Lifting Safety

12/22 – Healthy New Year's Resolutions

12/29 – A Great Way to Kick Off the New Year

November

11/3 – Fourteen Things You Can Learn From Your Pets

11/10 – Take a Hike

11/17 – Smokeout

11/17 – Health History Day

October

10/6 – Fire Prevention Week

10/14 – Ladder Safety Checklist

10/20 – Driving Ergonomics

10/27 – Halloween Health and Safety Tips

September

9/2 – Adults Need Immunizations Too

9/8 – Volunteering

9/15 – Fitness Tips for Beginner Athletes

9/22 – Kids and Computers

9/22 – Fall Vegetable Guide

August

8/4 – Eating on the Run

8/11 – Exercise is Good for Arthritis

8/18 – Eating Out Tips

8/25 – The Real Skinny on Smoothies

July

7/7 – Seven Ingredients to Ease Arthritis Pain

7/14 – Recipe for a Healthier Heart Survey

7/21 – Too Much Caffeine

7/28 – Recipe for a Healthier Heart Video

June

6/2 – Importance of sunglasses

6/9 – Surprising ways to prevent heartburn

6/16 – Exercise for stronger knees and hips

6/23 – Lightning Safety

6/30 – Fireworks Safety

May

5/5 – Is your diet aging you?

5/12 – Biking and Virginia Employee Health and Fitness Day

5/19 – Heart Healthy Video

5/26 – Shoes off at the door?

April

4/7 – How Inactivity Changes the Brain

4/14 – Importance of Eating Breakfast

4/28 – Bullying in the Workplace

March

3/3 – Technology Tips to Make Your Life a Little Easier

3/10 – Benefits of Volunteering

3/17 – Keep It Clean

3/24 – Handwashing

3/31 – Breaking the Cubicle

February

2/3 – Get the Urge to Purge and Reduce Stress

2/10 – Mindfulness Pushups for the Brain Part 1

2/17 – Mindfulness Pushups for the Brain Part 2

2/24 – Substance Abuse

January

1/6 – To Do List Benefits

1/13 – Dogs are Heart Healthy

1/20 – Overcome Procrastination

1/27 – Super Bowl Workout

2013 Emails

December

12/2 – Family Fitness and Sleep

12/9 – Ten Tips to Beat Insomnia

12/16 - Holiday Health and Safety Tips

12/23 - Children's Sleep

12/30 - Sleep and Aging

November

11/4 – Superfood For Fall

11/11 – Healthy Sleep Habits For Older Adults and Sleep Apps

11/18 – Great American Smokeout

11/25 – Tips for a Thinner Thanksgiving

October

10/7 – October Monthly Health Observances

10/14 – Tips for Getting Back to Sleep

10/21 – Sleep and Your Heart

10/28 – Foods that Help You Sleep

September

9/9 – Four Myths About Sleep

9/16 – Three More Myths About Sleep

9/23 – The Art of Napping

9/30 – 911 Calls

August

8/5 – Healthy Eating

8/12 – Five Refreshing Summer Snacks

8/19 – Sun Safety Year Around

8/19 – The Power of Positive Talking

July

7/1 – Common Ticks in Va

7/8 – Sun Saftey for Outdoor Workers

7/15 – Water Saftey

7/22 – Turn Your Work into a Workout

June

6/3 – Friends of Stroke Victims Reluctant to Call 911

6/10 – Surviving Stroke – A Personal Story

6/17 – How to Cope After a Loved One’s Stroke

6/24 – Are You Ready

May

5/6 – National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month

5/13 – Overcoming Bike Commuting Excuses

5/20 – May National Health Observances – Autoimmune Diseases

5/27 – Think FAST About Stroke video starring Michelle Wingo

April

4/1 – Healthy Diet Lowers Risk for Stroke

4/8 – High Blood Pressure and Stroke

4/15 – America's Salt Intake

4/29 - National Employee Health & Fitness Month

March

3/11 – 9 Tips to Lower Your Risk of Stroke

3/18 – Exercise Cuts Risk of Silent Stroke

3/25 – Cholesterol and Stroke

February

2/4 – Five Hospital Rules That Are Meant To Be Challenged

2/11 – Falls Safety Check List

2/18 – Warning Signs of Dysfunctional Aging

2/25 – Staying Connected Keeps us Young

January 2013

1/2 – Five Signs its Time to Get Serious About Weight Loss

1/7 – Healthy Eating for Men

1/14 – Healthy Eating through the Decades for Women

1/21 – Music Training May Help Keep Aging Brain Healthy

1/28 – Caregivers

2012 Emails

December

12/3 – Growing Lighter Challenge introduction

12/10 – Exercise Keeps Your Brain Healthy

12/17 – Smoking & Premature Aging

November

11/5 – Great American Smokeout

11/12 – November EAP Promotion

11/19 – Aging & Healthy Eating

11/26 – Medication Dos and Donts

October

10/1 - Healthy Eating Video

10/8 - Eat This Not That

10/15 - Are you an Apple Not a Pear

10/22 - Low Glycemic Index Foods

10/29 - Veggie Chillie Receipe

September

9/3 - Its Your Move Step Challenge

9/10 - Best Carb Choices

9/17 - Best Lunch Choices

9/24 - Exercise Lowers Blood Sugar

August

8/6 - Updated Better Breakfast Choices

8/13 - Exercise Poster 3 Sitting

8/20 - Exercise Video

8/27 - None

July

7/2 - Diabetes Type II Fact Sheet

7/9 - Wise Owl Know Your Numbers

7/16 - Exercise Dont Want Diabetes 3

7/23 - Numbers Video

7/30 - Grilling Safety

June

6/4 - Safe and Healthy Summer Vacation

6/11 - Healthy Road Trip Snacks and Meals

6/18 - Energy Boosts at Work

6/25 - You Can Save Money and Still Enjoy Healthy Meals

May

5/7 - 10 Tips for Starting a Wellness Program Today

5/14 - Save Money on Produce

5/21 - Recognizing and Preventing Strokes

5/28 - Tips for Cooking Quick and Healthy Meals

April

4/2 - No Tobacco Day Flyer

4/9 - Tips for Eating Healthy when Eating Out

4/16 - Facts About Gas

4/23 - Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

4/30 - Foods and Drinks Best for Your Teeth

March

3/5 - Challenge Kickoff

3/12 - 6 Rules for Washing Fruits and Vegetables

3/19 - Fixing Common Cooking Mistakes

3/26 - Eating Right when your Budget is Tight

February

2/6 - Super Bowl Snacks

2/13 - Ten Ways to Start an Exercise Program

2/20 - Banish Boring Meetings

January

1/3 - Starting and Sticking with Your Workout

1/16 - Making Exercise Fun Again

1/23 - Six Fast Fitness and Workout Tips

1/30 - Six Tips to Get More Motivated

2011 Emails

December

12/5 - Walking Workout

12/12 - Think FIT, Not fast

12/19 - Make Activity a Family Affair

12/26 - Yoga for Stress Management

November

11/7 Activity Challenge Instructions

11/14 Holiday Fitness

11/21Trim Your Turkey Day

11/28 World Aids Day

October

10/3 Fall Into Healthy Eating Habits

10/11 October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthTeen Driver Safety Week

10/17 Teen Driver Safety Week

10/24 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

10/31 Halloween Safety & Impaired Driving Awareness

September

9/5 Agressive Driving

9/12 Virginia Bicyclist and Pedestrian Awareness Week

9/19 Child Passenger Safety Week

August

8/1 Motorcycle Moped Safety

8/8 Start a Veggie Swap

8/15 School Bus Safety

8/22 Operation C A R E

July

7/4 New Driving Safety Program Kicks Off in July

7/11 Driving Safety - Move Over Law

7/18 Summer Safety

7/25 Water Safety

August

8/1 Motorcycle Moped Safety

8/8 Start a Veggie Swap

8/15 College Driver Safety Tips

8/15 School Bus Safety

8/22 Operation C A R E

July

7/4 New Driving Safety Program Kicks Off in July

7/11 Driving Safety - Move Over Law

7/18 Summer Safety

7/25 Water Safety

June

6/6 Walk on the Wildside

6/13 Prostate Cancer

6/20 Safe Driving is Cigarette Free Driving

6/27 Staying Healthy This July 4th

May

5/2 Burning Poison Ivy

5/9 Walking to Trim Waistline and Improve Health

5/16 Bike Safety and Bike to Work Day

5/23 Seat Belt Safety

5/30 Healthy Eating Can Be Green Eating

April

4/04 Protecting Your Home While You're Away

4/11 Drowsy Driving

4/18 Additional Tips On Keeping Your Home Safe While You Are Away

4/25 Safe Pill Disposal

March

3/07 10 Tips For Starting a Wellness Program Today

3/14 Food Safety and Emergencies

3/21 Slips and Falls in the Home

3/28 April is Distracted Driving Month

Febuary

2/7 CommonHealth's new program is Home Safe Home

2/14 Be Fire Safe... create a fire escape plan for your home.

2/21 Ladder Safety Tips

2/28 How Clean is the Air in Your Home

January

1/3 2011 Governor's Challenge

1/10 It's an Emergency... Are you ready?

1/17 Home Fire Prevention Tips

1/24 Tips for Keeping Your Home Carbon Monoxide Safe

2010 Emails

December

12/1 Winter Weather Preparedness

12/13 Good Nutrition

12/27 Deep rest, sleep and stress relief go hand in hand.

November

11/8 Get Moving to Combat Stress

11/15 35th Great American Smoke Out

11/29 This article tells not only how but also why you should reduce your holiday stress

October

10/4 Fire Prevention Week

10/11 Men and Midlife

10/25 Stretches At Work

September

9/6 All About Dessert

9/13 7 Stretches that Reduce Stiffness and Tension

9/20 Nationwide Drug Collection Event

9/28 Simple Stretching and Breathing Exercises

August

8/2 Virginia State Parks TRAIL QUEST

8/9 Take the Sting Out of the Ocean

8/16 5-Minute Power Boosters for the Office

8/23 Find Outdoor Activities

8/23 Geocaching is a worldwide high tech treasure hunt.

July

7/5 Virginia State Parks - Enjoy the Great Outdoors! Sweepstakes

7/12 Inexpensive Ways to Brighten Your Day

7/19 Surprising Things That Cause Headaches

7/26 Farmers Market Week

June

6/1 7 Key Steps to Losing Weight

6/7 Binge-proof your diet with 6 foods that keep you full

6/14 More Steps a Day Lead to Better Health

6/21 Why am I eating this?

May

5/3 Ten Healthy Habits for Spring

5/10 Buyer Beware: Calorie Counts on Diet Foods Aren't Always Accurate

5/17 What are the top 10 reasons to walk?

5/24 Strategies for Better Sleep

April

4/1 Walking For Wellness

4/8 Smarter Snacking

4/12 Pollen Attack - How to Minimize Seasonal Allergies

4/19 Seven Key Steps to Losing Weight

4/26 The Truth About Sugar

March

3/1 Walking For Wellness

3/8 Diet and Exercise Importance

3/15 Exercising When Sick

3/29 Burn More Calories than You Consume

February

2/1 Bob Harper, Personal Trainer from "The Biggest Loser"

2/8 Ten Exercise Myths

2/16 Body Fuel: What to Eat Before a Workout

2/22 Ways to Get Fit on Your Commute

January

1/4 New Year Resolutions for Stress Relief

1/11 Your Top 5 Exercise Excuses - Busted!

1/19 Too Busy to Workout? Try These Tips

1/28 What to Consider Before Joining A Gym


2009 Emails

December

12/7 Greener Holidays

12/14 The All Day Energy Guide

12/21 How Celebs Go Green

12/28 Community Support Agriculture - Good for Your Health, Good for Farmers, Good for Virginia

November

11/2 Fruits and vegetables you don't have to buy organic

11/9 World of Reasons to Ditch Bottled Water

11/16 Healthier Environment, Healthier Lives

11/30 Healthier Environment, Healthier Lives - Automobiles

October

10/5 When You Clean to Save Some Green

10/12 A Beginner's Guide to the Farmers Market

10/19 Four Ways to Encourage Success in Going Green at the Office

10/26 Print Less

September

9/28 Can Too Little Sleep Make You Gain Weight?

9/21 10 Healthiest Foods on the Planet

9/14 Caffeine and Sugar

9/07 Cycling and Pedestrian Awareness Week

August

8/31 Top 5 Weight Loss Motivation Tips

8/24 Exercise, Education Keep You Sharp in Old Age

8/17 Probiotics for Digestion and Immunity

8/10 5 Eating Mistakes

8/03 Lyme Disease

July

7/27 Smoking Out the Truth about Tobacco and Teeth

7/20 How to Avoid Foodborne Illness at Restaurants

7/13 I've Learned...

7/6 The Top 4 Exercises for the Heart

June

6/30 Shape Up For Fitness-Phobes

6/15 Snacking Healthy

6/8  How Much Do You REALLY Need to Exercise?

May

5/18 Active Vacation Ideas

April

4/27 Portion Control Fact Sheet

4/20 Shakin' it up with the Skinny on Salt

4/13 Sun Safety Action Steps

4/6 Snacking Tips and Ideas

March

3/23 Weight Loss Supplements

3/16 Burnout Protection Profile

3/9 10 Nutrition Rules To Live By

3/2 Techniques for Handling Stress After a Crisis

February

2/2 Five Minute Stress Busters

2/9 Too Much Work Can Pack On Pounds

2/17 Ten Tips for Relaxing Your Mind and Body

2/23 Back Exercises to Wow Them Coming and Going

January

1/26 Fitting Healthy Habits Into Your Hectic Life

1/19 8 Lessons from "The Biggest Loser"

1/12 How To Reduce Tension with Progressive Muscle Relaxation

1/5 T'was The Week After Christmas


2008 Emails

December

12/22 How To Handle Family Conflict and Holiday Stress

12/15 Strategies to Cope With Holiday Eating

12/8 Things to Keep You From Getting a Good Nights Sleep

12/1 How to Avoid on the Job Weight Gain

August

8/18: Guide to Artificial Sweeteners - Courtesy of Christina Dennis Germanna CC

July

7/18 - Fitting Healthy Habits Into Your Hectic Life

7/1 - Put Yourself First

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