Just like the students we serve here at Georgetown University, we are constantly growing and developing. It’s our journey as human beings. Our path. When we consider the many factors […]
Summer is a great time to fire up the grill, enjoy the sunshine and long summer days with friends and family. Usually when we grill, we prepare the classic hamburgers, hotdogs, bbq chicken and ribs. However, there is a lot more you can put on a grill for a healthy delicious meal. Here are some tips for healthy grilling…
Whether you call it a fruit or a vegetable, tomatoes are a super-food to incorporate in our diets. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A which plays an important role in […]
Summer is finally here! The season of cookouts, vacations and best of all farmers markets with all of our favorite fruits and vegetables. Berries, a popular choice for many of us, are currently abundant in grocery stores and farmers markets for a low price. These sweet, juicy and refreshing fruits are packed with nutrients and health benefits. Here are some reasons to add the variety of berries to your diet.
This May, I celebrate 10 years with Georgetown. As I reflect on the last decade, my cup of gratitude runneth over…. The invitation to serve this community has been one of my greatest privileges.
Many of us perceive healthy eating to be more expensive. The truth is, it’s all about what you choose when in the grocery store and planning prior to making purchases. Healthy eating does not have to be expensive. Here are some tips to eating well on a tight budget.
As you work hard to eat well and exercise to feel good, look good and live longer don’t forget sleep as it is essential for health. Here are some tips on eat your way to a good night’s sleep.
Did you miss the latest wellness newsletter? Never fear…you’ll find it here. Go to the GUWellness Update Archive.
The “8 glasses a day” advice is a good place to start but it’s important to adjust your fluid intake based on your lifestyle. Recognize the following signs of dehydration and act quickly to rehydrate…
With every New Year we resolve to eat well, exercise more, get more sleep and stay healthy. Unfortunately for many of us by the end of February our goals have […]
It’s the time of year for holiday and potluck parties – and that means an endless spread of appetizers and your coworker’s “world famous” spinach and artichoke dip. When surrounded […]
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and of course a table full of deliciously indulgent foods. It’s easy to grab your elastic sweats with full intentions of filling up […]
Plan on heading out of the office for lunch? Choose one of the many Georgetown Dining/Aramark locations across campus. Did you know Leo O’Donovan Dining Hall is open to faculty […]
This year, Mind-Body Connections (MBC) and Creative Spark are aligning our programming to support you in living a mindful and compassionate WHOLE life. We want to accompany and support you […]
Do you hear that? It’s the road calling your name. It’s saying, “Put on those walking shoes and enjoy fall. Join me. You’ll feel so great.” This fall provides ample […]
Starting mid-September, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Georgetown University team up to offer Your Weigh…Together, at both the Law Center and Main Campus. This group program for weight management […]
This 18-member team averaged 3671.44 minutes over the course of the six week challenge. That’s 61 hours and 12 minutes, or an average of 612 minutes moved by each team member each […]
‘Tis summer…taketh thou vacay! It turns out that the benefits of taking regular vacations extends to before, during and after those precious days away. How? Check out this month’s GUWellness […]
Do you hear it? Warm breezes, flowering trees and longer days are telling you to dig that bike helmet out from the back of the closet, pump up those tires […]
Before my passion for weight/strength training completely took over, I was an avid spinhead. Spinning is an amazing way to get your cardio going and also toning up those tough thighs and hamstrings. It’s also a perfect way to celebrate National Bike Month – without the pollen.