Family Matters- USFHP Blog

Mindfulness is Good Medicine

Posted by Kay Lucas on May 3, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Lately we’ve been reading a lot about the benefits of something called mindfulness.  Maybe it’s because our lives have grown so hectic in this new digital age – and age where we are constantly bombarded with emails, texts, Facebook messages and phone calls.  It’s when we feel like we’re actually losing our mind, that mindfulness seems more important.

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Topics: TRICARE, stress, Mindfulness, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, meditation, Yoga

Walking – The 30 Minute Miracle

Posted by Kay Lucas on Apr 26, 2016 8:00:00 PM

How many times have you joined a local gym, committed to go at least 3 times per week, and then ended up only making a few trips for the entire year? Or when is the last time you saw an intriguing fitness infomercial – Cross Fit, Insanity, Pure Core – and immediately ordered it on your credit card, but lost interest before you even got the first bill?

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Topics: TRICARE, Fitness, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, walking, New York Hikes, New Jersey Hikes

3 Workouts You Can Do Right in Bed

Posted by Kay Lucas on Apr 19, 2016 8:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: TRICARE, Fitness, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, oversleeping, pulse ups, working out, post workout smoothies, gym, back lifts

Have A Matcha Moment!

Posted by Kay Lucas on Apr 12, 2016 8:26:03 PM

We at US Family Health Plan, love our morning, afternoon and evening tea.  We are well aware of the health benefits herbal tea and the joy of sipping on something delicious and warm. But have heard of Matcha Green Tea? It may just seem like the latest health craze, but Matcha Green Tea is a long standing tradition of Japanese culture.  It is known for centuries for the amazing health benefits it offers. 10 Ways to Power Up with Matcha

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Topics: TRICARE, stress, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, Health, Relaxation, tea

Shutting Spring Hay Fever Down

Posted by Kay Lucas on Apr 5, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Take a deep breath.  Spring is in the air.  That is, unless you have spring hay fever.  This is the time of year when trees and plants release pollen into the air.  This may cause some of us to struggle with hay fever.  The symptoms of hay fever include clogged sinuses, runny noses, the itchy eyes, and sneezing.  Not exactly the symptoms we want in our life as the weather starts to get better and the flowers are in bloom.

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Topics: TRICARE, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, hay fever, pollen, allergies, Spring