MHLbannersmallWelcome to Your November Newsletter
My Healthy Lifestyle brings Riverside team members a wide range of interesting and useful information to support better health and wellness.

Ideas for healthy holiday eating, tips on stress reduction, some good reasons to integrate Integrative Medicine into your daily life, updates on health plan premium savings and a healthy tip from a fellow employee. It's all in this November issue of your My Healthy Lifestyle newsletter. And don't miss the good reasons why the value of exercise goes beyond weight loss. READ MORE

Is it possible to eat healthy over the holidays?
Some thoughts on a better nutritional approach to a special season
There's a lot to be said for breaking bread together during the holiday season. But the good news is that you can enjoy the best of the holidays without breaking so much bread that it makes you feel guilty, uncomfortable and usually wanting seconds.

Why should you integrate Integrative Medicine into your life?
The benefits of integrative therapies have a place in your approach to health
Integrative Medicine is used more and more to treat the whole person for a wide range of conditions and it's an important component of Riverside Cancer Care. But Integrative Therapies also bring important benefits to everyday health. READ MORE

Managing stress shouldn't leave you feeling stressed out
A look at some free or inexpensive ways to relieve the stress in your life
As the old expression, "it's always something" reminds us, stress is a condition that touches everyone no matter what they do or how they live. But while we can't avoid potentially stressful situations we can add some relatively easy de-stressing strategies to our life. READ MORE

Five good reasons to exercise
Weight loss, sure, but what are the other benefits of putting in the work?
The connections between weight loss and exercise are clearly understood. But from reducing your risk for heart disease and cancer to improving your mood and living longer and healthier, there are some other very good reasons to start exercising or to continue with what you're already doing in the way of staying active. READ MORE

The deadlines have been extended
And so has your opportunity to save on your Health Plan premiums
The My Healthy Lifestyle program offers discounts to employees and covered spouses who have health insurance benefits through Riverside Health System. And now, you have a little more time to take the steps to savings. READ MORE

We are all loooking for some healthy tips
My Healthy Lifestyle newsletter now offers employee-to-employee suggestions on health, wellness, and healthier lifestyles
If you have a tip that other team members can use we'd all like to see it, so please share your health suggestions by sending them to Daniel Ballin, Chair for the Employee Wellness Committee. In this issue you'll find a helpful tip on remembering what and how much you eat and balancing it out from one day to the next. READ MORE