Archive for the ‘Health and Wellness’ Category

What does practicing gratitude really mean?

This time of year, many of us are reflecting on what we have to be thankful or grateful for. The difference between the two can be a powerful distinction as we strengthen our mental health and build resilience, so let’s dig in.  Being thankful is typically an automatic response of pleasure or relief to something Read More…

Yamile Luna: Lessons Learned Through Cancer Journey

Women Are Incredible! An AdventHealth for Women Series Yamile Luna is like most of us – career driven, loving mother, devoted wife, community advocate – but her journey with cancer has taught her some important life lessons about success and self-awareness. It makes her acutely qualified for her role at AdventHealth as Vice President for Read More…

Take A Summer Breather

by Tracy Zboril and Cara Hewett Ahhhhh… summer is finally here after what we can collectively agree has been a challenging recent past. We feel ready to indulge in some much needed and overdue worry-free days. The catch? Try telling our minds that! Shutting off the chattering mind is a feat that even monks dedicated Read More…

Safeguarding Your Health with Well-Woman Exams

As women, we focus a lot on taking care of everyone and everything around us, but in order to do this well, we need to first focus on ourselves. Preventive care may not feel important right now in light of overwhelming responsibilities or concerns around COVID-19, but taking care of yourself — and protecting your Read More…

Managing Expectations = Fewer Disappointments

by Christi Ashby A few years ago, I experienced the grandest “a-ha” moment of my life – and it would change everything. As an eternal optimist I always pictured the perfect scene. Leading up to the subject of my vision I was blissfully happy and excited about what was to come. One Christmas when I Read More…

Why Your Mammo Can’t Wait

by AdventHealth Medical Group As we all start to refocus on our general health, it’s important to get back on track with your regular screenings and diagnostic exams. For many women, that could include getting a mammogram. Health experts agree that the best way to find breast cancer as early as possible is with a mammogram, Read More…

Certains In Uncertainty

by Christi Ashby and Jill Hamilton Buss Right now, there is much more than the normal upheavals we have had in our lives – and lots of uncertainty. When will the pandemic subside? What is the new normal? How can we support our brothers and sisters who are hurting? While the answers are not always Read More…

Four Seasons Resort Orlando Connects at Home

While many Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort team members have been following governmental guidance and staying at home over the past couple of months, their talents remain sharp, as the chefs are actively cooking in their home kitchens and gardening fresh herbs in their backyards, and spa therapists are focused on self-care and Read More…

Omayra Mansfield, MD, MHA, FACEP: Calm and Collected in the Face of Uncertainty

Women Who Inpsire – An AdventHealth for Women Series Dr. Omayra Mansfield is an emergency medicine physician, Chief Medical Officer at AdventHealth Apopka and AdventHealth Winter Garden, and co-author of the book and workshop titled The Trust Transformation, but what she wants you to know before all that is, she is a mother. “I am Read More…

Spring Clean Your Diet by Going Green

By Carly Paige, health coach and chef Health is often symbolized by the color green, and for a good reason. While we know that eating the rainbow will ensure a variety of nutrients, this one color stands out among the rest. This spring, focus on including more green on your plate for a little pep Read More…