The Wellness Explorers Challenge is all about encouraging us to try new things that can enhance our wellness. I invite you to consider trying Self-care. I define Self-care as a set of […]
Fr. Schemel reflects on Independence Day and the bountiful freedoms we cherish.
Sign up NOW for the Wellness Explorers Challenge! We’re tweaking and enhancing the annual spring walking challenge to give you more ways to participate and more credit for all the […]
Fr. Schemel speaks to the changes and new freedoms present in May. He discusses what freedom actually looks like in action, rather than a simplistic concept.
Fr Schemel discusses new life in spring and the distractions of the internet.
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. Each year, nearly 715,000 people have a heart attack and 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States. […]
Fr. Schemel muses on the origin of St. Valentine’s Day and the nature of romantic relationships.
During the month of January every year, the number of new gym memberships rises, the fresh produce and lean protein sections of grocery stores are a bit more depleted than […]
“If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s sorrow and suffering enough to disarm hostility.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The holiday season […]
This month, Fr. Schemel muses on the essential message and spirit of the holiday season.
GUWellness is now on Pinterest and what better way to celebrate our arrival than a holiday recipe swap? Follow us @GUWellness and tag your healthy recipe pins with #GUHealthyHoliday. We’ll repin to our Healthy Holiday […]
Fr. Schemel ponders gratitude in this season of so many family and cultural celebrations.
Never take life for granted. I have been a fitness enthusiast my entire life. I actually started teaching fitness out of high school and eventually got certified as an aerobics […]
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During this harvest month, Fr. Schemel recommends taking stock of what you have sown in your personal relationships and in your heart.
For as much enjoyment good food can bring into our lives, the focus often feels to be on foods to be avoided rather than on those to be sought. I […]
In celebration of Car Free Day(s) coming up September 20-22, the GU Office of Sustainability offers tips and resources on living well while leaving your car behind, contributing to personal […]
It is famously asked: “Why are humans the only animal that has to be told what to eat?” We are seemingly bombarded by nutritional advice from a multitude of sources, […]
When designing an evidence-based nutrition course, or researching an evidence-based lecture, I am continuously surprised to learn how little real data exists for seemingly basic concepts in nutrition. Many times […]
September is a beautiful and bountiful time in the Washington region. The weather is warm and sunny with just a hint of that crisp Autumn air, and the markets are […]