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The Science Behind Healthy Is Wellness

Healthy Is Pain Relief: Part 1

Healthy Is Pain Relief: Part 1

One of the main things we want you to think about as we talk about relieving pain is not “how do I achieve ‘perfect’ posture to eliminate pain;” but instead, think about “how much time do I spend in the same posture,” as this affects your body chronically more than trying to achieve some magical, perfect posture.

Healthy Is Designed to Move

Healthy Is Designed to Move

One of the most stable shapes in the universe is a triangle. Its wide base and low center of mass make it nearly impossible to move. Humans, on the other hand, are the inverse of this stable shape. We were not designed to stay in one place; we were Designed to Move!

The Track to 66 Challenge

The Track to 66 Challenge

Skeptical of resolutions? So are we! Research shows that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail within the first three weeks. But, if you can make it to two and a half months (66 days, to be exact), then you can turn that resolution into a habit.

Healthy Is Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

Healthy Is Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

Did you know that when you breathe in your heart rate goes up? And when you breathe out your heart rate slows down. Meaning, you can control your stress response through your breath. Learn more about controlling the highs and lows with our Calm challenges.

Healthy Is Win the Morning

Healthy Is Win the Morning

Did you know that scientific research shows that you can prime your body and mind to be in an enhanced state of readiness?  In other words, you don’t have to rely on luck or just hope you have a successful, good, happy day; you can actually make that happen with a proper “warmup” morning ritual.

Just Breathe

Just Breathe

To take control of your health, the most basic step is to breathe. Nose breathing is a proven scientific means within all of our reach to reduce stress. If you spend the whole day breathing through your nose, you will be using the most natural method of de-stressing that you have.

The Mind-Gut Connection

The Mind-Gut Connection

Did you know it is not just the type of food that you eat, but also the mood you are in when you eat that food, that can influence everything from how your body digest the food to even the hormones you release?

Coloring Your Microbiome

Coloring Your Microbiome

You’ve probably heard the advice “eat a rainbow” of food colors every day… but do you know why? Think of your microbiome as like a micro-bug staff that are made up of different experts for different jobs, but all working together.

The Power of Sleep

The Power of Sleep

Have you ever received the flu shot and wondered why it didn’t work? If you get less than 6 hours of sleep per night in the week leading up to your flu shot, you produce only half the antibody response…rendering the vaccination useless. Sleep (along with all circadian rhythms) has substantial regulatory effects on the immune system.