Back to Basics: Tips For Getting Your Health Back on Track

Back to Basics: Tips For Getting Your Health Back on Track - WellStyles - Valley Schools

The growing prevalence of chronic disease in the U.S. is staggering. Chronic disease is becoming the new norm, with 51.8% of U.S. adults living with at least one chronic condition and 27.2% with multiple chronic conditions (3). Some experts suggest this rise in chronic disease is due to a mismatch between human biology’s innate interdependence with nature and the disconnect … Read More

The Healing Power of Nature – Get Outside Challenge

WellStyles Get Outside Challenge - Healing Power of Nature - Valley Schools Wellness Program

As we focus on lifestyle habits that promote health and wellness, research suggests that getting outdoors is an important part of reaching our goals. With the modern conveniences available today, it’s not uncommon for the average person to spend little time outdoors. So, what health benefits are we missing out on by not spending enough time in nature? Nature mixed … Read More

Get Moving: Tips To Get In More Movement Throughout Your Day

Get Moving - Ideas to incorporate more physical activity into your day

Human life has evolved in a way that makes it very easy to avoid movement. We sit in cars on the way to work. At work, we sit at our desks for much of the day. Then we come home and sit down to relax. That’s not what our bodies are built for. We may move less but movement is … Read More