For APCO Wellness Participants

I enjoyed meeting you and talking about your wellness challenges! Below are links to some useful articles, slideshows, and videos to help you on your journey to better health. (If you have a medical condition, be sure to check with your doctor before trying new exercises.)

Wellness at Work

15 desk exercises (slide show from Healthline; I especially recommend #7, 8, and 9)
Latest research on sitting and your health (Washington Post)
A 2-minute walk may counter the harms of sitting (New York Times)

How to Cut the Sugar Habit

The surprising benefits of cutting down on sugar (MyFitnessPal)
McDonald's nutrition facts (PDF from McDonalds.com)
Sugar Information handout (PDF)
For some low-sugar cooking ideas, see the Recipes section of this website

Learning to De-Stress

Mindful movement makes its way into the office (Boston Globe)
10 relaxation techniques (WebMD)
Relaxation techniques for stress relief (HelpGuide)
Audio files for relaxation (AllAboutDepression)
Audio files for meditation (Sitting Together)
My clients also recommend the Headspace app