Entries by Jay Wojcik

A Strong Start To Your Day

Schar shared this great insight in their recent newsletter.  They posted that making the right choice to fuel your day ahead. An enjoyable start to your morning . Everyone knows how it is to oversleep, then leap out of bed, rush into the shower, grab a cup of coffee on the run and plunge straight […]

What Smartphones Do to Children’s Eyes

ANN LUKITS shared in the Wall Street Journal that symptoms of dry-eye disease were more common in children who spent more time on smartphones and less time outdoors than other young people, a study in BMC Ophthalmology found. When the children gave up their phones for a month, the dry-eye symptoms significantly improved. Pediatric dry-eye […]

Regular Stretching May Boost Fitness of Those Who Can’t Exercise

ANN LUKITS shared in the Wall Street Journal that regular stretching may help to boost cardiovascular fitness in people who are unable to exercise due to surgery or poor health, according to a small study in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. A single 40-minute session of static, whole-body stretching significantly improved arterial […]

Looking for a change in 2017? Try eating organic

Josh Steckler, from PUSH Fitness, shared that the New Year has arrived, and for many people, it brings with it a new attitude toward diet and exercise. If you’re wondering which approach to take in 2017, don’t forget one of the most natural ways to stay healthy: eating organic.According to the USDA, organic food is […]

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 […]