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 […]
With the return to the fall semester, Fr. Schemel reflects on how learning should be a lifetime venture, not solely undertaken in the classroom.
Ahhhh, retirement…that next phase of life we look forward to hoping for nothing but sunny beaches and a little relaxation. Living in retirement can and should be great, but without […]
I know what you must be thinking. Champagne wishes and caviar dreams….that’s all us regular folks need to know about estate planning. While the name may make it seem as […]
Everyone, and we mean everyone, has a reason to save money. Whether it’s for something special like an exotic vacation or extravagant Christmas for the little ones, or mundane like […]
While it’s certainly not the most glamorous financial topic, setting aside money for the unexpected is extremely important. Do you have a home? Kids? A car? Pets? How about bills […]