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Thriving through the Holidays: Gifts of Health, Wellness and Generosity

Thriving through the Holidays: Gifts of Health, Wellness and Generosity

Thriving through the Holidays: Gifts of Health, Wellness, and Generosity   The holiday season is marked by food, family and of course gifts. Gift-giving is not only a big contributor to the stress of the season but also a big contributor to trash and waste. Americans throw out 25 percent more garbage between Thanksgiving and […]

By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Dr NP, Healthy Life, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Monday Motivation: Holidays and Gift Giving

The holidays are stressful and giving gifts just ads to that stress. Did you also know it increases our waste up to 25% between Thanksgiving and Christmas? Dr. Palermo shares some tips on how to limit our waste and stress in this Monday Motivation.  

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Thriver Spotlight: Meghan Horsey

A recent ECU graduate, Meghan is one of our great Nurses at Thrive. When she’s not at the office she’s off studying to become a Physician Assistant. We’re proud to have Meghan and hope you enjoy learning a bit about her in this Thriver Spotlight! What’s your name? Meghan Horsey What is your superpower at […]

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Thrive Fitness Challenge

Thrive Fitness Challenge

HOW IT WORKS: For each class, you take between December 5th and December 30th you will receive a ticket for a chance to win one of three prizes:   Prizes: Blender Bombs basket: (Box of Blender Bombs, Bomb Butter, & Granola) 60 Minute Massage ANDI Urban Clutch Bag   Three winners will be chosen – […]

By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Educational Events & Seminars | Leave a comment
Brain-Healthy Lentil Soup

Brain-Healthy Lentil Soup

Christina Ferrare recently published a book called Food for Thought which contains brain-healthy recipes. We’re sharing one of her tasty recipes: South African Red Lentil Soup with Spiced Oil SPICED OIL: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 small garlic clove smashed 2 teaspoons dried mint, crumbled 1 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes […]

The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response is a simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress.  Some qualities of the Relaxation Response include… Decreased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Lower respiratory rate Lower pulse rate Decreased oxygen consumption Decreased muscle tension Reduction of cortisol Reduction of noradrenaline Steps for the Relaxation Response Sit quietly in a comfortable position. Close […]

By Madeline Groves | Posted in Healthy Life, Lifestyle Medicine, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Monday Motivation: Prediabetic Prevention

Did you know that 1 out of 3 adults have prediabetes? Of those, 77% chance of progressing to diabetes in their lifetime. Studies show there are things we can do in our life to reverse the effects of prediabetes, including eliminating processed foods from our diet. Join Dr. Tracy to learn about what you can […]

Thriver Spotlight: Kim Pope

Kim is our in house Massage Therapist and from experience, she’s amazing! Not only does she do wonders with her hands, but she’s incredibly caring and thoughtful, too. Get to know Kim in this week’s Thriver Spotlight! What’s your name? Kimberly Pope What is your superpower at Thrive? Building relationships and trust with my clients […]

Monday Motivation: Perception and Mindset During the Holidays

During the holiday season, it’s important to be thankful and grateful for what we have in this life. We now know that mindset and attitude can have direct influences on the successes at work and on the field. It’s important to be thankful and grateful for what we have in this life. But we should […]

Thriver Spotlight: Ashton Dunn

Ashton’s passion for dietetics and nutritional medicine brought her to Thrive when we first opened. In the past, you might have seen her working at our front desk, she is now serving our patients as a Nurse while studying to become a Nurse Practitioner. We’re proud to have Ashton and hope you enjoy learning a […]

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