Category Archives: Wellness

Mindfulness helps change bad habits, reduce stress and change your brain

Setting on bed meditating

Did you know that mindfulness (the act of staying present) can help you change bad habits? Mindfulness is the ability to stay present, focusing your attention on what you are doing now and what is going on around you. Mindfulness is not worrying about the future (what is going to happen), and it is not […]

Did You Know About the California Women’s Well Being Index?

The California Women’s Well Being Index (CWWBI) looks at 5 key areas to assess the overall well being of women across the state of California. Health–Health Status, Obesity, Health Care Coverage, Delayed Medical Care, Prenatal Care, and Mental Health Status Personal Safety–Neighborhood Safety, Fatal Accident Rate, Hospital Visits Due to Assault, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, […]

5 Super Sun Safety Tips

Most of us wouldn’t dream of going to the beach or pool without sunscreen, but many times we forget that ultraviolet radiation is everywhere.  Exposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) is happening all the time.  Even on overcast days, your skin gets a lot of exposure to dangerous UV rays.  Everyday chores like walking the dog, […]