Family Matters- USFHP Blog

5 Ways to Win the War on Closet Clutter this Fall

Posted by Kay Lucas on Sep 27, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Alas, the cool breeze of fall has arrived and the sultry summer days are gone. It’s time to pack up those shorts, t-shirts, and sundresses, and replace them with sweaters, fall suits and holiday attire. The process of decluttering a closet can be intimidating and time-consuming. Why? Because many of us tend to hold on to stuff too long.  This tendency can make the fall switcheroo that much more difficult.  

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Topics: TRICARE, stress, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, Clutter, Donating Clothes

5 Everyday Ways to Be Less Stressed

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

Stress is a killer. It can steal away your happiest moments while setting the stage for serious health conditions such as heart disease, hypertension and cancer.  To maximize your health and well-being one of the first steps is to eliminate unnecessary stress in your everyday life. Today US Health Plan – a TRICARE Prime health program – offers five simple ways to eradicate unneeded stress from your life. 

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Topics: TRICARE, stress, TRICARE Prime, Health, High Blood Pressure, heart health, stress busters

24 Hour Digital Detox

Posted by Kay Lucas on May 10, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Digital technology has changed the way we live our lives. While technological advance is a good thing, it has also had an intrusive effect on how we live and on our peace of mind.  Some of us are starting to feel like androids from Star Trek, instead of real human beings. Just like them, we walk and drive around all day connected to wires and equipment that constantly beep and ring.  

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Topics: Healthy Living, TRICARE, stress, US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Prime, digital detox, unplug

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

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