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How do I stay safe while being active outside in cold weather?

February 28, 2017

Follow these tips to stay safe while working out or being active outside in cold weather: Check the weather. Don’t work out outside if the temperature is below 32°F.  Try to work out in the morning or during the day when temperatures are the highest. Don’t work out in: very high winds ice snow rain …read more

How to practice positive thinking

December 6, 2016

It takes time and practice to think positively. Thinking positively can lead to confidence, better health, inner peace, and a happier you. Practice positive thinking with these tips: Be aware of your thoughts or the voice inside of your head. This will give you the chance to rethink what is going on in your mind. You …read more

How can I stay at a healthy weight this holiday season?

November 1, 2016

Thanksgiving is a time to feel good and celebrate with loved ones. Use these tips to enjoy yourself this holiday season and stay healthy! Work out to burn off extra calories before your holiday meal. Boost your steps or workout extra hard the week before. Plan a football or basketball game outside or take a …read more

How can I improve my memory?

October 4, 2016

To improve your memory and keep your brain healthy, it’s important to have a healthy lifestyle. Staying healthy helps your brain grow and boosts your brain’s memory center. Improve your memory and keep your brain healthy with these tips: Focus on one thing at a time. Turn off things that can distract you, like phones …read more

How to handle foods properly for a picnic

How to handle foods properly for a picnic

September 7, 2016

Picnics are a great way to spend time with loved ones and be outside. Whether you are going to the beach, the park, or packing a meal to eat after a long walk, follow these tips to make your picnic a success. Plan ahead. Prepare foods a day or 2 before so they are as …read more

How do I protect myself from the sun?

August 3, 2016

The sun can be good for your skin, but too much sun can make your skin dry and wrinkled. Spending too much time in the sun also raises your risk of skin cancer. Use these tips to protect yourself from the sun and keep your skin healthy: Use sunscreen with SPF of 15 or more. …read more

Where can I find free wellness activities near me?

July 6, 2016

There are many fun and exciting ways to practice wellness this summer. Click on a link below to see free, nearby events and activities in your borough. Manhattan:  Hudson River Park—fishing, boating, fitness and dance workshops, nature walks, outdoor concerts Inwood Hill Park—sports fields, hiking trails, playgrounds NY Public Library—meditation, art, crochet, and fitness classes, …read more

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