Use Your Flex Spending Before the Year Ends!

Use Your Flex Spending Before the Year Ends!

  Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or a Health Savings Account (HSA)? These financial entities allow you to use pre-tax dollars for health care related expenses, which saves most people about 30% (depending on your tax bracket). Some employers match...
Grounding For Health

Grounding For Health

Imagine the sensation of grass under your bare feet. Or your toes squishing through sand at the beach. When this happens, not only does it calm you down by providing pleasurable sensations, it turns out that it grounds our bodies in the same way that an electrical...
Journal for the Working Woman

Journal for the Working Woman

Patients of Acorn Wellness Center may know that we share our space with Mpho Perras, a brilliant and compassionate Marriage and Family Therapist. She recently created the Peaceful Thoughts Journal for the Working Woman. This journal offers a simplified way to reflect...
Did Beer Lead to Civilization?

Did Beer Lead to Civilization?

I am endlessly fascinated by documentaries that give insight into how our world has been shaped by various forces. And until I watched these 2 documentaries about humans’ love of alcohol, I truly didn’t understand what an impact this amazing liquid has had...
Sunscreen Safety

Sunscreen Safety

Now that summer weather is starting, it’s important to protect yourself from the potentially damaging effects of the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. It’s also important to get enough sun exposure so your body can produce adequate Vitamin D. So, what are ways to make sure you...