What does “wellness” mean to you? Wellness is really part and parcel of your whole life. It’s not separate from daily life, your work, your family, your food, your mental […]
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.
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 […]
The other morning, I sat down to fill out my son’s Emergency Contact form for the new school year. As I got out my pen and started to write, my […]
Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in the Wellness Explorers Challenge this summer! There were over 250 participants and 20 teams. Walking was the core component of the […]
Have questions about the tracking system? Here are some helpful details. You’ll track your participation on a weekly basis- for the purpose of the challenge, weeks run Thursday through Wednesday. Submit […]
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 […]
In January, Fr. Schemel muses on resolutions and change in the new year.
Get excited! The biggest wellness event of the Fall is almost here! Mark your calendars and join us this Friday, October 25 in Yates Field House from 11:30am-2:30pm for the […]
What do renowned meditation teacher, Tara Brach, MSNBC’s Mika Brezezinski and Joe Scarborough, New York Times best-selling author, Chris Crowley, and Georgetown’s Professor Thomas Sherman all have in common? They […]
On Wednesday, October 9, we’ll be walking the labyrinth by the Waterfront. According to the Labyrinth Society, a labyrinth is a single path or unicursal pattern/tool for personal, psychological and […]
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 […]
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, […]
It’s 10 a.m., you are sitting at your desk, and already you are feeling tired or stressed. What can you do? Yoga can help. In the West we tend to […]
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.
This fall, GUWellness will present a new series designed to help reduce stress, improve mental and physical health and provide an enhanced sense of well-being. Sound like something you could […]
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 […]