Items Tagged ‘12 habits’

September 1, 2017

12 Habits: Family And Friends

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

If you had one day left to live, who would you spend it with? People who you value, right? Don’t wait for a life changing event to appreciate those who matter most to you. Make yourself available and enjoy the time you have with those you care about today. These social relationships are a foundation […]

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12 Habits: Laugh

August 1, 2017

12 Habits: Laugh

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

This month’s habit for August is focusing on laughter. Hear from our expert Anita Vlcek from Mayo Clinic Health System Outpatient Behavioral Health in Menomonie, Wisconsin:

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June 1, 2017

12 Habits: Try Something New

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Is it time you shake things up in your life? Here are some resources to get you on the right track: What new things will you try today? Check out 30 New Things To Do Today. Everything listed is something you can easily do no matter where you live, even on a tight budget! Simplify. See […]

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May 1, 2017

12 Habits: Adequate Sleep

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Want to wake up renewed and energized? There is a lot you can do to get a better night’s sleep: What would happen if you didn’t sleep? Check out why sleep is so important. Use your senses to create the best environment for sleep. Take a look at tips from the National Sleep Foundation, and […]

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March 7, 2017

Habit 3: Portion Sizes

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January 16, 2017

Habit 1: Physical Activity

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Note: This program is open to all Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System employees, retirees, volunteers, students, and spouses. For more information about the 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People challenge, click here.

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12 Habits: Gratitude

December 1, 2016

12 Habits: Gratitude

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

During the busy holiday season it is easy to get distracted by chaos, and celebration. If you are looking for an opportunity to go into the holidays with a fresh perspective and a sense of calm, practicing gratitude is the best medicine for you. What better way to interrupt the commotion by taking a step […]

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October 28, 2016

12 Habits: Quiet Your Mind

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Shhhh. Do you hear that? ……… Silence. Don’t you wish it could be that easy to turn off the noise in your life? Soak it all in. With a never ending sea of text messages, scrambled thoughts, and pandemonium— it’s easy to be stuck on “alert-mode” all the time. Although these distractions may have become […]

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October 12, 2016

12 Habits: Address Addictive Behaviors

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

When you hear the word “addiction,” what do you think of? Tobacco and drug use? Perhaps gambling? As individuals, we need to recognize and be mindful of our current behaviors and know when we are in excess. Do you know what is “moderate” and safe for you? There are behaviors that have potential to lead […]

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July 8, 2016

12 Habits: Strength and Flexibility

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Have you tried incorporating components of both strength and flexibility into your exercise routine?  These 2 components of physical activity are recommended for your weekly routines, no matter what age. Not only can they help you achieve your wellness goals, but also aid in injury prevention and improve performance. Stretching and mobility exercises can easily be included […]

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