Entries by Christy Nealey

Intuitive Eating: Am I Hungry?

By Joshua Gaskins, Senior Fitness Trainer, Fitness & Wellness Division, Department of Human Resources Let’s face it, this pandemic has forged unprecedented challenges into everyone’s life.  However, new challenges can bring new opportunities. So, whether you are working from home attempting double duty with your job and homeschooling your kids, or you are an essential […]

Boost Happiness by Spending More Time in Nature

by Liz Stovall, Manager, Fitness & Wellness Division, Department of Human Resources             Think back to a favorite vacation. Did you spend most of the day in the sun, perhaps on a sandy beach? Or was it an escape to the mountains spent skiing or hiking? Regardless of where you went […]

Lighten Up to Live Your Healthiest Life 

Research shows that there’s a surprising connection between elevating your mood and shedding stubborn pounds. It’s difficult to feel calm when you worry about what to eat, when to work out, and whether your effort will pay off – all while keeping up with your everyday obligations. So, someone suggesting you relax during this process is […]

How to Live Your Healthiest Life

by Liz Stovall, MPH Manager, Division of Fitness and Wellness Let’s face it, we all know we need to change certain habits to live better. The problem is putting our desires for better health into action by taking that big step from knowing what we need to do to actually doing it. Through Power Henrico, […]