Thanksgiving Week Meal Plan

When you’re busy planning your family’s Thanksgiving gathering, the last thing on your mind are all the dinners in between. We’ve got a week’s worth of easy dinners all planned out so you don’t have to! With crockpot meals and dinners that go straight from your freezer to the oven, you can spend less time…

October is National Family Health Month

Many serious diseases run in families, including diabetes. Talking about health history with your family may make all the difference when it comes to preventing type 2 diabetes. If you have a mother, father, brother or sister with type 2 diabetes, you are at risk. Read more…

Quick stress Rx

Write the word “breathe” on a sticky note. Put the note where you will see it often; on your computer, dashboard, workstation, cash register, or cell phone. Or program it into a pop-up e-mail or PDA reminder. When you see the note, do this…

New mothers, how to make a smooth return to work

If you decide to go back to work after having a child, give yourself time to adjust. It’s natural to miss your baby and even feel sad at times. Small steps like these can make it easier…

How does what I eat affect my heart?

Your diet can impact the way blood flows through your heart and arteries. Use the tips below to help keep your arteries clear and reduce your risk of heart problems and stroke…

Women & Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Unfortunately, women’s heart attacks don’t always show the classic signs, such as chest pain. Watch for these signs…

Be a Great Communicator

A few tips to sharpen your listening skills

Rearrange the letters in the word LISTEN into a word that describes how you should be when someone is talking. The answer is SILENT. Almost everyone thinks they are good listeners, but more often than not, many of us want to chime in with a solution, judgment, an answer or story of our own before who we are talking with even get to finish. This can leave feelings of frustration and may cause the other person to be less likely to listen to you.

Dream Dinners in Orem, UT Scores with Sassy Scoops

The lovely ladies of Sassy Scoops, a website that blogs about Utah’s “tempting treats and fabulous finds,” recently checked out Orem Dream Dinners. We’re happy (but not surprised!) to report that their experience was fabulous.

5 Bad Habits for Moms to Break

Bad habits: we all have them. But when those habits involve our health – as so many do – it’s even more important to get them under control. Our well-being is what allows us to care for our families as well as model to our kids how to embrace a positive lifestyle.