2020-07-21 Eating

Food, Fitness and Finances in Time of COVID-19

Posted By: Richard Krisher, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

You’ve likely been told that sticking to an effective diet and exercise routine are the keys to improving your physical health.

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2020-07-19 Family

Family Reunions

Posted By: Jason Wright, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

It's summer. With the 4th of July in recent memory, it’s interesting to see the ways in which this summer is similar to and different from a “typical” summer.

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2020-07-15 Family

You Can Choose Another Path to Fertility

Posted By: Keisha Clarke, JD, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

When it comes to fertility and trying to conceive, there are many physical ways to support the body’s efforts.

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2020-07-13 Health

Sunscreen IS for Everyone

Posted By: Tia Wilson, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Coronavirus is limiting our contact with the outside world, but the sun still meets us bright and early every morning.

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2020-07-11 Family

We Love Our Pets as Family

Posted By: Kendra Gibbs, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Americans’ love for their pets is evident by the prevalence of dog parks, viral cat videos, and pet boutique shops. For many pet owners, their pets are part of the family.

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2020-07-10 Family

It Was Love that Carried These Families Through COVID-19

Posted By: Ruqyah Sweidan, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

In the last three months, a phenomenon has occurred which many people do not see in their lifetimes: a global pandemic.

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2020-07-07 Family

A Time to Forgive 

Posted By: Keegan Tomonaga, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Lewis B. Smedes once said, “to forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” What does forgiveness really mean?

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2020-07-07 Happiness

Forgiving is not Forgetting

Posted By: Helen Duzenski, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Forgiveness is hard, there is no doubt about that, but it turns out that not forgiving is harder. Not only does it keep you locked in a prison of your own pain, it also gravely affects your health.

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2020-07-06 Health

Recycle, Reuse and Refuse to Litter Our Beaches

Posted By: Hayley Allison, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Statistics show however, that we are not being kind to our beaches. Just last year, on coastal cleanup day, over 500,000 volunteers worldwide spent just ONE day cleaning up beaches and the nearby-by parks and waterways.

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2020-07-05 Work

There is More to Life Than Work

Posted By: Kori Lazar, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

You’re not a bad person for caring about your work, but it’s also important to recognize where the line for being a “workaholic” is drawn. 

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2020-07-04 Family

Celebrating (Mostly) Virtual for July 4, 2020

Posted By: Kendra Gibbs, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

The Fourth of July is often celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbeques, concerts, and baseball games, along with family gatherings and neighborhood social events. But this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Fourth of July celebrations will look a little different in communities and cities across the nation.

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2020-07-04 Family

Bringing July 4th Back Into Our Hearts

Posted By: Helen Duzenski, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

July 4th conjures up memories of easy-going BBQs and awe-inspiring fireworks. The lone summer holiday, it epitomizes the season with its outdoor activities, ode to grilling, and water fun. But just as the meaning of Christmas can get buried beneath a mountain of well-intentioned customs like presents and decorating, so too can the true meaning of July 4th get lost in its own traditions.

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2020-07-03 Education

Plastic Free: Can We Meet the Challenge

Posted By: Jason Khaytin, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Did you know that one million plastic bags are used every minute? If you did not, unfortunately you are not alone. Multiply that by hours, days, and years and it is difficult to conceptualize what this world actually looks like with billions of plastic bags each year in landfill or somewhere else.

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2020-07-02 Family

Enable Your Financial Freedom

Posted By: Richard Krisher, Content Writer for Envision2bWell, Inc

We know that financial wellness is one of the aspiring freedoms of everyday life. Tragically, the financial wellness of too many Americans has been affected significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020-07-01 Family

Family FOMO – Avoiding Social Media’s Trap

Posted By: Robert Quinn, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Social Media turns 10 years old this week— well, it sort of does. In actuality, it's a holiday established by the digital media company Mashable, has its 10th anniversary this year. While it’s not a world renowned holiday, Social Media Day does present us with a chance to sit still, take some deep breaths, and reflect on the very real effect that the internet and social media has on every aspect of our world and our lives, including our family relationships. 

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2020-07-01 Family

No Hugging Family Yet: An ICU Nurse’s Routine

Posted By: Erin Bevec, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

Everyone is being affected in different ways by the novel coronavirus. As the situation continues to unfold, it appears our society is becoming overwhelmed with the mental and physical risks associated with the outbreak. Many people say they feel lost in how to best cope and protect themselves. In this instance, it could be important to learn from those on the frontlines of this pandemic, like Karen, a healthcare worker. 

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2020-06-29 Human Rights

COVID-19 Meets a Camera: Solidarity Through a Lens 

Posted By: Alexander Law, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

A camera, whether on a phone or as its own separate entity, may commonly be described as a device to capture moments of family reunions, school graduations, and historical moments to keep as memories. In other applications, they are increasingly used for recording surveillance footage in monitoring suspicious activity within private property.  

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2020-06-26 Work

Working at Home with Your Beloved Dog

Posted By: Jason Wright, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

One of the best parts of the workday is coming home and being greeted by our furry and sometimes not-so furry friends. The unconditional love of a pet is one of life's greatest joys-- their positive energy and charisma seems to wash away all the minor frustrations that build up over the course of stressful days at work. This calming effect has been thoroughly investigated by behavioral and biological scientists, revealing that our pets do much more for our mental and physical health than you might think. 

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2020-06-25 Kindness

World Beatles Day – All You Need Is Love (+Kindness)

Posted By: Hayley Allison, Content Writer Intern for Envision2bWell, Inc

The reason why The Beatles have aged so well is because of the universality of the themes in their songs. The lyrics catapulted a movement to end violence and hatred. Their songs traveled through decades of war and tragedy because we humans have a bad habit of repeating history. Their lyrics have the same capacity today to promote kindness and end the violence, injustice, and hatred. After all, Paul McCartney said “All You Need Is Love”.

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2020-06-21 Family

It’s Love That Turns Men Into Dads

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers and singers of song.” —Unknown   We are not sure what is ordinary anymore given the pandemic, high unemployment and global protests  supporting not only Black Lives Matter, but also protests for indigenous lives that have been decimated by the colonizing authority in power […]

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