Exercising your character strengths can make for happier holidays

Exercising your character strengths can make for happier holidays Regarded as a central tool of positive psychology, the VIA Survey of Character Strengths is a simple self-assessment that takes less than 15 minutes to complete and provides a wealth of information to help you understand your core characteristics. It has been taken by more than 5 million people in 190+ …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

How exercise affects your brain

How Exercise Affects Your Brain Research on movement and its specific effects on the brain has evolved to the point where we can now identify the types of movement-based exercise that are best for each specific brain area. The different physical exercises can then be correlated to specific mental gains, from improving memory to dealing with cravings to reducing stress. …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

Stress Eating

How to Help Clients Avoid Stress Eating

We all know clients who turn to food to relieve everyday anxiety — and the extra pounds might even be the reason they have invested in personal training sessions. Whether their anxieties are tied to their spouse or children, caring for elderly parents, a move or being overwhelmed in the workplace, here are four simple solutions to help them overcome this …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Posture and Depression

Posture and Depression: The Research vs. The Buzz

A recent study concluded with the suggestion that “adopting an upright posture may increase positive affect, reduce fatigue, and decrease self-focus in people with mild-to-moderate depression.” This arena has been hard to study really well because bodies and habits differ, so there’s a lack of agreed upon normative benchmarks for “good posture.” Which is why it’s astounding (and encouraging) how …

Dr. Steven Weiniger

Dr. Steve Weiniger

Posture Expert, Author, Speaker, Clinician