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Let's Talk About Stress

Let's Talk About Stress

Jun 10, 2021 | Ricky Buoncore

Your body experiences stress constantly. Stress is your body’s response to anything that requires action. Whether you perceive it or not, your body is continuously encountering stimuli (good and bad) that activate the response of your sympathetic nervous system. It actually is one of our most pivotal survival tools...

In this article we discuss what happens in your body during a stress response, and what you can do to reduce the effect it has on your body!

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Ricky's Favorite Activity: Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

May 24, 2021 | Ricky Buoncore

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! All month long we'll be sharing our favorite activities with you. Follow along and share your favorite ways to move on Instagram!

On this post, we're heading out on the water with Ricky to learn more about his favorite activity!

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Megan's Favorite Activity: Kayaking

May 19, 2021 | Megan Landean, M. Ed.

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! All month long we'll be sharing our favorite activities with you. Follow along and share your favorite ways to move on Instagram!

On this post, we're going from land to sea with Megan to learn more about her favorite activity!

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Gabi's Favorite Activity: Running

May 14, 2021 | Gabi Cindric

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! All month long we'll be sharing our favorite activities with you. Follow along and share your favorite ways to move on Instagram!

On this post, we'll go the distance with Gabi to learn more about her favorite activity!

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Armando's Favorite Activity: Boxing

May 10, 2021 | Armando Arellano II, M. Ed.

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! All month long we'll be sharing our favorite activities with you. Follow along and share your favorite ways to move on Instagram!

On this post, we'll go inside the ring to learn more about his favorite activity!

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Donate Life

Apr 13, 2021 | Ricky Buoncore

Nearly 13 years ago, on a family vacation, the first symptoms appeared: tingling hands. A few doctor visits later confirmed a relatively innocuous diagnosis, polymyositis, attributed to an autoimmune disorder. My mom, at 53 years old, didn't think much of it at the time; uncomfortable but not life-altering. That would change when the same autoimmune gene that affected her hands, manifested as Interstitial Lung Disease and started attacking her lungs.

This April, as we celebrate National Donate Life Month, I encourage anyone who isn't an organ donor to at least give it a second thought. But there are also other ways to support great programs, like Donate Life, which offers volunteering and fundraising opportunities.

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