Creative Wellness Blog Posts in 2015

Two Days of Fun in New York City with the Kids This Summer

  • Nancy Monson
A Future Foodie Tour from Sugartooth Tours in Action.

New York City beckons many of us to enjoy its sights, but it’s so vast that it’s often hard to home in on the perfect pastimes. Here are two days of ideas for the hottest things to do this summer that both kids and adults will enjoy—though be prepare… read more

Today is bring your dog to work day!

  • Nancy Monson
Here's my dog Zoey with me at work.

A survey by reveals that 66% of American workers would be willing to take a pay cut in exchange for being allowed to bring their dog to work. Ninety-five percent of the 500+ people surveyed said they would be less stressed and 94% sa… read more

It Can Wait

  • Nancy Monson

A new AT&T survey has found that 70% of smartphone users are not only texting—they’re also surfing the web, tweeting, emailing, and doing other cell-phone related things while driving. That’s pretty scary, isn’t it? It’s illegal in most states to dri… read more

At-home colon cancer test

  • Nancy Monson

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently announced new colon cancer screening guidelines. Basically, the ACP says colonoscopy isn’t your only choice if you’re not at high risk for the disease. (Colonoscopy is required, however, if you have s… read more

Get your spa on!

  • Nancy Monson

Vacations are good for your health (although many of us forego them for work far too often) and spa vacations are even better: A recent study from Thomas Jefferson University concludes that a one-week stay at a spa can be a whole new health start for… read more

Eat an apple before shopping

  • Nancy Monson
Woman biting an apple.

The latest news from Cornell Food and Brand Lab, home of innovative food psychologist Dr. Brian Wansink, is that eating an apple before grocery shopping can lead us to purchase 25% more fruits and vegetables than we normally would. According to the l… read more

My infographic resume

  • Nancy Monson
My infographic resume

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Article on alternatives to colonoscopy in AARP The Magazine

  • Nancy Monson

Read my latest article on alternatives to colonoscopy (yes, there are some, though you’ll still need the invasive test if anything suspicious is found on the screening test). read more

Seeking the Northern Lights

  • Nancy Monson

When I tell people that I went to Iceland in January, I get one of two reactions: “For God’s sake, why?” or “How cool!” So why did I seek out one of the northern-most countries at the height of winter? The Aurora Borealis, that’s why. Iceland is one o… read more

Hearty Oatmeal Cranberry Almond Cookies

  • Nancy Monson

I love oatmeal cookies and have been experimenting with different additives and recipes…until my experiments yielded this delicious, semi-healthy cookie. Perfect for a winter’s day! (NOTE: If you’re trying to cut back on sugar, reduce sugar amounts a… read more