Light Therapy for the Winter Blues

We don’t have to state the obvious and tell you that it’s dark in the Pacific Northwest much of the winter. If the lack of sunshine has you feeling blue, you might benefit from light therapy. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is common in northern latitudes....

Pamper Yourself With a Home Spa Day

Amid the hustle and bustle of holiday season, a little self-care is in order. You can take some time for you with a DIY spa day. You just need a little bit of creativity and some recipes to make whatever you don't have. Prep You are...

Tips for Managing Holiday Expectations

This article originally appeared on Behind the Curtain from the 5th Avenue Theater. Premera Blue Cross Case Manager Andrea Donovan-DuPont, a licensed social worker, shares with us tips for handling a physically distanced holiday season.   Even in “normal” years, the holidays can be stressful. Finding perfect...

50 Ways to Feel Connected Without a Screen

The holiday season is here and with it comes a desire to connect with friends, family, or anyone outside our household! We could probably also stand to take a break from our devices (eye strain is a real concern). Here are a 50 ways to feel...

100 Things to Do Besides Read the News

A watched pot never boils and a watched TV can't call races any faster. Remember, it's the network's job to report the news 24 hours a day. It's not your job to watch or read the news 24 hours a day. In fact, excessive news consumption...