Month: December 2013

Why I’m Running

I’ve been good at running my whole life. I’ve run from relationships, run from jobs, run from friends, from intimacy, from drama and most recently, ran from my country and all my belongings. Running seems to come very natural to me. I love it. I love the thrill of throwing caution to the wind, tossing heavy items off the ship… Read more →

Diabetes Awareness Month at St. Joes

The St. Joes Employee Wellness program supported International Diabetes Awareness Month by hosting an educational seminar by in-house Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, Melanie Dockeray. Dockery began talking about healthy eating, achieving a healthy weight and engaging in regular physical activity of which she said, “Physical activity is one of the first things that goes when we are under… Read more →

Brain Gym

As part of the H.W.C.D.S.B. monthly staff wellness initiatives this November, Brain Gym expert Catherine Flatt held a workshop which taught the powerful connection between the brain and the body. In forty-five minutes Flatt took participants on an intricate journey that included lessons in the biology of the brain and practical day-to-day movements that help to stimulate energy reserves and… Read more →