1. Spend Time in Nature for Better Health

    Spending time in nature brings many physical and mental health benefits. Now a new study suggests that even just being able to see nature from your bedroom window could support your health. According to research by investigators from the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom, having a view of…Read More

  2. Do I Diet or Exercise First?

    If you’re trying to eat more healthfully or exercise regularly, researchers have a surprising tip: consider making both changes at the same time. It may seem counterintuitive. Changing diet and exercise habits both require time and motivation. But research has shown people have more success when d…Read More

  3. Can Your Job Determine Heart Health?

    Could your chosen profession determine the health of your heart? New research suggests that it may. Scientists analyzed data from more than 65,000 postmenopausal women in the United States and found several jobs were associated with poor heart health. Compared to women with other occupations, the ri…Read More

  4. Lack of Sleep is Killing Us

    More than one-third of working Americans don't get enough sleep. A study at Ball State University in Indiana reported that inadequate sleep is associated with mild to severe physical and mental health problems, injury, loss of productivity, and premature mortality. "This is a significant finding bec…Read More

  5. How Americans Rate their Health-related Behaviors

    The good news is that 7 out of 10 Americans rate their health-related behaviors and attitudes as good or excellent. The survey, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association, questioned 2,032 U.S. adults. Participants were asked about their work, sleep, and exercise …Read More

  6. More Reasons to Think Positive!

    A new study found that repetitive negative thinking in later life was linked to cognitive decline and greater deposits of two harmful proteins responsible for Alzheimer's disease, according to a study at University College London. Negative thinking behaviors such as rumination about the past and wor…Read More

  7. Guided Meditation Exercise

    SelfCare expert LeAnn Thieman leads a guided meditation exercise to reduce stress and anxiety. Contact the SelfCare for HealthCare Team to more about LeAnn's work.…Read More

  8. 2 Minutes of SelfCare: Declutter Your Mind

    SelfCare expert, nurse speaker and healthcare expert LeAnn Thieman encourages a decluttering of the mind to live a healthy, peaceful life. For more SelfCare tips, visit https://www.selfcareforhealthcare.com/.…Read More

  9. Resiliency: We Should Be Pansies!

    The day before all non-essential stores closed here in Colorado due to COVID-19, I went to the nursery, where I was stopped at the door. A lovely employee asked how she could help. “I need pansies…now,” I pleaded. “Lots of pansies.” Healthcare resiliency expert LeAnn Thieman urges us to be…Read More