Enjoy Thanksgiving Together-ish

Thanksgiving is coming and the celebration is likely to be anything but traditional this year. Maybe that's OK with you because in a divisive year, the last thing you want is to dance around sensitive topics with your extended family. “Having an excuse to keep two...

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Known as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is probably the most talked-about vitamin. If you haven’t previously supplemented it, now might be a good time to consider it as we spend more time at home to avoid COVID-19. Public Health of England went as far...

Teachers Are Stressed in Uncertain School Year

Teachers are struggling. That’s the top finding in a new survey of employed adults in Washington state by Premera Blue Cross. 42% of teachers said their mental health has declined since the COVID-19 emergency began that’s compared to 37.6% of the general Washington workforce. 36% of...

How to Be Mindful Without Sitting Still

If your response to the frequent suggestion to download a meditation app is a swift and decisive no, you're definitely not alone. Many of us are in no mood to sit quietly. TalkSpace Therapist Cynthia Catchings said her clients often dismiss the idea of meditation, but...

How to Avoid Common Bike Injuries

Whether you’re starting a bike commute, thinking of leisurely family bike rides, or planning to go all-out and compete in a race, you’ll want to do a few things: Get a bike that fits, avoid injuries, and get a helmet! Bike Fitting Did you know that many...