Entries by Jay Wojcik

Don’t let detox diets deceive you, says chef

Ellie Krieger in the Washington Post shared that  she still chuckles when she  thinks about the tweet put out years ago by the famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson: “The likelihood that a person uses the word ‘toxin’ correlates strongly with how much chemistry the person does *not* know” (punctuation his). She continues with, no doubt […]

How to Protect Your Children’s Future: Legal and Financial Considerations

Jackie Waters, jackie@hyper-tidy.com shared the following information based on her real-life experiences. Parents of young children often start thinking about what the future holds, wanting to take steps to ensure that their children are cared for throughout life. From making arrangements for a trusted guardian to care for children should parents become unable to do so, to […]

10 strategies to save money on the gym

Elisabeth Leamy, shared in the The Washington Post that when pollsters interrupt people’s dinners to ask about their New Year’s resolutions, very often the top three responses are “get in shape,” “lose weight” and “save money.” Find a deal on a gym membership, and you can do all three. Here’s how. Time it right: According […]

Show Gratitude, Be Happy

Kaitlyn Pauly, Product & Marketing Coordinator for Welco shaded that one of the greatest pieces of advice that her mother has ever given me was that “Life is all about perspective.” Her mother has been her biggest role model and although she grew up in the home of an alcoholic, lost her birth mother at […]

7 resolutions that will get you on a healthy track

  Laura Setlur, M.D. shared in Edwards Elmhurst Health News that he holiday season is in full swing with parties and school events. As we reach the end of the year, the question of New Year’s resolutions often is brought up by family and friends. Make your health a top priority this year by resolving to make […]

Want to quit smoking?

Jacqueline Ross, M.D. shared in Edwards Elmhurst Health News that it may be one of the hardest things you’ve ever done. Smoking is a tough habit to break. But you have the power to take control of your health. Not only is it possible to quit, today there are more former smokers than current smokers, according […]

Turn Resolutions into Lasting Change

Kaitlyn Pauly, Product and Marketing Coordinator for WELCO asks, “How long do your New Year’s resolutions last?”  If you are with the majority of Americans, your good intentions to lose a few holiday pounds and get healthy at the beginning of the New Year take a back burner as soon as life starts to get […]