Meal Prep: Save Time, Save Money, and Eat Healthy

Fads around healthy eating are always coming and going, but one thing that makes a trend worth following is when it can do more for your lifestyle than just provide nutritional benefits. One such recent trend is meal prepping. This means preparing and packaging all your meals and snacks for the week at once. While […]

What does mindfulness mean – and is it beneficial?

In its simplest definition, mindfulness is a practice of paying attention to one’s experience in the present moment, without judgment. Used as a stress reduction technique, it can help practitioners achieve reduced anxiety and stress, as well as improved focus and attention span.

From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 4

With fewer than 30 days until his first half-marathon, an increase in distance – and confidence – has Taylor ready to face his last month of training.    

OurHealth Bolsters Presence in Charlotte

INDIANAPOLIS (April 4, 2017) – OurHealth, an independent provider of employer near-site primary care clinics, today announces its continued growth in the Charlotte area. Remote employees from Bankers Life and Anthem, Inc. will receive consumer-focused health and wellness offerings, such as primary care and acute services and individual health coaching at OurHealth’s near-site MyClinics conveniently […]

5 Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work (or Anywhere Else)

It’s no secret that stress affects most people – and for most, that impact is negative. Beyond the emotional state of anxiety, pressure, or worry, stress can have a big impact on your health.

Ultimate Convenience Food Bracket: Snacktime

When you’re on the run and you know you need a snack, beware what you think is healthy. Here are a few afternoon convenience food options to examine, courtesy of OurHealth Wellness Program Manager, Lauren Hutchens.

Ultimate Convenience Food Bracket: Breakfast

In the spirit of March and all things brackets, we’ve worked with OurHealth Wellness Program Manager, Lauren Hutchens, to identify and compare a few morning convenience food options (you might be surprised at the “winners”).

Sit Up Straight to Think Straight: Desk Chair Posture 101

For most of us, the 80 percent of working Americans whose jobs are sedentary or require only light activity, we spend the better part of each workday sitting in front of a computer. While OurHealth physicians encourage getting up and moving as often as possible throughout the work day, there is a correct way to […]

From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 3

Less than 60 days until the big race. Last month things didn’t go as planned for Taylor. After a much-needed break he is ready to hit the pavement and finish strong, his confidence higher than ever.  

Four Best Practices for an “All-in” Wellness Strategy

Originally posted as a guest blog post to the FirstPerson blog March 7, 2017. Employee wellness is elusive. Innovative employers like you are constantly searching for ways to attract talent through exceptional benefits, engage and retain your current employees, and reduce healthcare costs. To meet all of these critical needs simultaneously, you resolve to implement […]

4 Ways to Stay Healthy at the Office

If you are looking for ways to stay healthier at work, there are simple, small things you can do to improve your habits.  Here are four small changes that can help improve your health and stay healthy at the office:

5 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked

There’s a lot of information out there about what makes up a healthy diet. It’s not uncommon to hear something new daily about how certain foods can make or break a diet, or how someone’s metabolism can seal their fate when it comes to losing weight. There are many nutritional myths floating around, making it […]

Get a Head Start on Spring Health and Wellness (and Ditch Those Winter Blues)

The winter blues are a well-known side effect of colder weather months: Lack of exercise and sunlight, bad weather, and a poor diet all contribute to the fatigue and boredom many people experience during the winter. With spring around the corner – and with it warmer days, here are a few tips to get your […]

From Couch to (Half) Marathon: Taylor’s Training Journey Part 2

Last month, we started following OurHealth digital marketing manager Taylor Amon on his journey to completing his first half-marathon. We checked back in with him to see how his training was going. See what he had to say about confronting setbacks, revising his fitness goals, and the lessons he’s learned.

Heart Health Month: Know Your Numbers, Love Your Heart

Every year in the United States, we think a lot about the heart. Valentine’s Day brings with it the familiar reds, pinks, hearts, and angels that define the holiday of love. Maybe that’s why February is such a natural time to celebrate Heart Health Month. Surely, heart health is something to consider; heart disease is […]