Fitness Education: Transform your Furniture into Gym Equipment

About the Author: Marlene DaCosta, MA, ACSM-CEP, CSCS, CHWC is an Exercise Physiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Home Base’s Intensive Clinical Program and Warrior Health and Fitness Program. She is also the owner and founder of Serape Fitness and Wellness, a business that provides in-home personal training and health and wellness coaching

Get Social (+Fit)…Distantly

  The current climate has interrupted fitness programming. With gyms closing, canceled classes, and social distancing from workout buddies, staying active can be a challenge nowadays. But how do you stay motivated and not let your workout routine take a backseat during this challenging time? Make movement and exercise a scheduled part of your day.  

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: What Are Your Values?

Values are part of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy’s Commitment and Values-based Living, helping to learn to free yourself from the traps and barriers of life and see what you really want your life to be.   A value is a life direction, an internal compass that guides us throughout life. Values are different from goals

From our Cookbook to Yours: Nonna’s Veggie Frittata

What’s your favorite family recipe? At Home Base, we believe that good nutrition is about so much more counting grams of carbohydrates or protein. It is about enjoying the food that nourishes our bodies. After all, food brings communities of people together.  With today’s Home Base Health@Home segment called From Our Cookbook to Yours, we

Treating Self-Care As An Appointment

Treating Self-Care As An Appointment

  About the Author: Marlene DaCosta, MA, ACSM-CEP, CSCS, CHWC is an Exercise Physiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Home Base’s Intensive Clinical Program and Warrior Health and Fitness Program. She is also the owner and founder of Serape Fitness and Wellness, a business that provides in-home personal training and health and wellness

Three Simple Ways to Increase Motivation at Home and in the Workplace

About the Author: Kayla Furbish graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Psychology and is a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Health and Wellness team at Home Base. Her research interests include trauma and PTSD, health psychology, mind-body medicine, and the relationship between chronic illness and emotional well being. There are two main types

Mindful Eating – How to Eat With All Your Five Senses

About the Author: As a Registered Dietitian within Home Base’s Warrior Health and Fitness Program and Intensive Clinical Program, Emilie provides both individual and group nutrition counseling to veterans and their families and believes in an individualized approach to nutrition counseling and wellness to help each person achieve their goals. Engaging one or all of

Is Distracted Eating Causing us to Eat More? A Guide to Mindful Eating

About the Author: As a Registered Dietitian and Manager of Clinical and Culinary Nutrition for the Home Base Program, Nicolette provides both individual and group nutrition counseling to veterans and their families. Her primary responsibilities include serving those in the Home Base Intensive Clinical Program, New England Warrior Health & Fitness Program, and Outpatient Clinic.  Hunger

Keeping Us Safe In Helen’s Hometown (And Yours)

  By Ron Hirschberg, MD I never talked with my grandmother Helen about what it was like as an eight-year old girl in 1918 when the Influenza pandemic roared through her town and around the world as US troops were on their way overseas in WWI. That year, an unimaginable one-third of the planet’s population