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Improving Sleep

Sleep is an unconscious state where your brain and body functions are still active. It helps with processing new information, staying healthy, and feeling rested. 8 Hours of sleep is recommended per night. The National Sleep Foundation states that on average adults sleep 7 hrs/night and over half have trouble sleeping, falling asleep and staying asleep. […]

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Give Gratitude this Season

This article by Joan Frances Moran reflects on daily gratitude and how we can practice it everyday and why it is important during the holidays. Giving gratitude throughout the year is crucial for good mental health. Gratitude stimulates your neurotransmitters, the hormones that bring energy and happiness into your living experience. Also, during periods that […]

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Play Strong

In the October Aspen Strong Newsletter, they describe a Brain-Based approach to play, that builds resilience and helps children deal with adversity. It is a training held on October 22nd, 2019. Most parents would agree that children need that uninterrupted time for free, open-ended play which entails digging in the dirt, building with blocks, exploring […]

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Mental Health

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The September 2019 Newsletter by Aspen Strong lists some potential warning signs of suicide in order to help out those affected by suicide. They suggest reaching out to friends or people in your community to check in and see how they are doing. Potential Signs of Suicide: Talking […]

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Work Ready

Are you work ready? If not, get started with MBS today! On the MBS Website we have all the information on how to sign-up, available dates, and even sample exercises! We will be offering two OPTIONAL tiers for Work Ready. We know that Work Ready requirements are the MINIMUM level of fitness to insure that […]

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Stress Management

There are many ways to manage stress, but this useful tool from Triad allows you to take control over your stress on a daily basis. In their article they describe the sequence of A+B=C. Where A stands for the Activating event, this is things like losing your car keys, traffic, an angry boss, a missed […]

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Smoking Cessation

If you or someone you know smokes, just let them be aware that they do in fact have the power to stop smoking. There’s enough negative ads and negative campaigns trying to scare people out of smoking, but we are trying to switch that discussion into something more positive and empowering. We should be letting […]