Look at that, it’s June. It's hard to believe we’re almost halfway through the year. We know… where did the time go?
If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you might remember we started the year sharing words of encouragement from the MOBE Guides. After all, January is often about making new year’s resolutions and setting goals related to better health and more happiness. We also talked about your “new you” resolution, because in our book the goal isn’t a number or a milestone… it’s a better YOU.
If you’ve been working with your MOBE Guide this year, how is it going? If you’re new to self-management, has your guide helped you discover the connection between the way you think and how you feel? Whether you’re living with chronic pain or illness, we know that self-management skills help improve health and quality of life. Change doesn’t happen overnight, but one step at a time. In other words, it’s okay if you feel like you’re only making snail’s progress toward your health goals. What matters is that you’re making progress, and your Guide is on the journey with you.
So it’s June. Maybe you’ve had some wins, and maybe you’ve had some setbacks. Tell us how you’re doing; tell us all about the baby steps, the giant leaps, and even the detours. No matter where you are on your health journey, you’re not alone because MOBE is on your side.
Have you ever wondered how you can swallow different pills meant for different things and they can all do their job? Prescriptions. Over-the-counter medicines. Dietary supplements. Botanicals. They all have their jobs–and they often do them well. But how do they know where to go? Let’s walk through the end to end process of how drugs get into your body and get to the site that needs them.
Whether you are a rise and grind kind of person or a late night gym rat, you may be positive that your time of day is the best time of day to work out. Or maybe you’re wondering if switching your workout routine would give you better results. So, let’s dive into the question: What’s the best time of day to work out?
Your appetite is really complex, and triggered or suppressed by many factors. Let’s dive into what exactly controls your appetite and what control you have in either suppressing it, stimulating it, or changing your cravings. The more you learn about how it all works, the more you can make your appetite work for you, and not the other way around.
Between busy holiday nights and cold wintry days, it can be challenging to find time for healthy habits. This guest post by Emily, a MOBE Guide, invites us to explore the possibilities of winter in several new ways.
If you've ever gotten goosebumps when listening to beautiful music, keep reading to discover more about this perfectly normal, biological response.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in this guest post a MOBE Guide reflects on what that means to some of our MOBE participants.