WEBE Wellness: Should We Still Be Disinfecting As Much?

WEBE Wellness: Should We Still Be Disinfecting As Much?

Over the last year, health experts have learned so much about COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced that one common prevention measure previously recommended may be doing more harm than good. Recently, the CDC said disinfecting surfaces isn’t doing much as, indoors, the risk of surface transmission is very low,…

WEBE Wellness: Doing Chores To Improve Your Brain Health

WEBE Wellness: Doing Chores To Improve Your Brain Health

Most of us put off having to do household chores – but besides the fact that they need to be done, it can be great for your brain! A new study shows that older adults who spent more time on household chores showed greater brain size, which is a strong predictor of cognitive health. Scientists…

WEBE Wellness: The Bad Side Of Coffee

WEBE Wellness: The Bad Side Of Coffee

In a new study of the most caffeinated states in the country, Connecticut is right in the middle at #27 – not too much, not too little – just enough. And that’s where we want to be, because while an occasional cup of coffee is good for you – there’s antioxidants and the caffeine helps…

WEBE Wellness: Fixing Work Feuds

WEBE Wellness: Fixing Work Feuds

It’s the end of the workday, and as you think back on the day – was there someone you constantly avoided? Someone you can’t stand to be around? Someone you actually…hate? Well, avoiding them is one path to take – if they’re harassing you, you may need to go to HR – but if you…

WEBE Wellness: Improve Your Mood…For Free!

WEBE Wellness: Improve Your Mood…For Free!

Spring Break is getting underway, the weather is great, and the weekend is here! But before you head out the door, if that doesn’t excite you, there’s a few easy things you can do to further improve your mood and, best of all, it’s free! Send a message to someone you haven’t spoken too in…

WEBE Wellness: A Healthier Spring Cleaning

WEBE Wellness: A Healthier Spring Cleaning

Spring is just starting – and it’s not too late to do some spring cleaning. You already know that your home looks better when it’s clean, but you’ll actually feel better too – as long as you’re cleaning properly. There’s a right way and a wrong way to clean – and some common mistakes to…

WEBE Wellness: Foods For Workday Energy (And Foods That Slow You Down!)

WEBE Wellness: Foods For Workday Energy (And Foods That Slow You Down!)

It’s almost the end of the workday…you just gotta power through the last hour. But it can be a struggle, and keeping up a consistent energy level can be hard especially if you’re not snacking on the right foods during the day. While coffee is usually everyone’s go-to, actual food is usually a better option.…

WEBE Wellness: Preparing For Allergies

WEBE Wellness: Preparing For Allergies

The days are getting warmer, we’ll get into the 70s tomorrow, and with spring and spending more time outside comes those spring allergies! The first batch will come from pollen in the trees, and in a few weeks, it’ll be grass pollen – and before your eyes start to itch, there’s a few things to…

WEBE Wellness: Should You Laminate Your Vaccine Card?

WEBE Wellness: Should You Laminate Your Vaccine Card?

After taking the day off yesterday because of the Easter holiday, vaccines are ramping up again across Connecticut. And once you get yours, you’ll get that little white card that’s proof of vaccination. Places like Staples and Office Depot are even laminating them for free – and while it’s tempting to do it right away,…

WEBE Wellness: Having To Sneeze Or Cough In Public

WEBE Wellness: Having To Sneeze Or Cough In Public

We’re in April now, and the weather is eventually going to get warmer – but with the spring brings allergies. And this allergy season may be more stressful than ever. Not because our allergies will be worse than other years, but because we’re worried about being judged for sneezing or coughing in public! A year…