Mindfulness: Six Actions of the Spine

The six actions of the spine are the backbone of any awesome yoga routine. These actions help to counteract the negative effects of sitting for long periods at a time. In a time of working from home, these yoga asanas can be a real game-changer. Join Home Base’s Jennifer Kneeland, LMHC, RYT-200 in today’s #HBHealthAtHome mindfulness post.

Fitness Education: Deadbug Exercise

In today’s #HBHealthAtHome fitness education video, join Home Base’s Marlene DaCosta as she guides you through the proper form of an important core stabilization exercise called the Deadbug.

Fitness WOD: Runner’s Tabata Circuit

Join Home Base’s Chris Manzano in today’s #HBHealthAtHome runner’s focused Tabata Circuit Workout that he designed for the 2020 Mass General Marathon Team! Tabata is a useful tool for increasing your fitness level, especially if you’re short on time, so join us this morning for a workout that will target your legs, core, and stabilizing muscles and improve your runner’s form.

Fitness Education: The GAS Principle

When creating your own exercise or workout program, you first have to think about your goals, then you have to apply the FITT Principle. When thinking about the longevity of your plan and how you want to progress, you now have to apply the GAS Principle. Here’s Home Base’s Chris Manzano to explain in today’s #HBHealthAtHome fitness education blog post.

Mindfulness: The Difference Between Problem-Solving and Acceptance

Problem-solving is a skill, and in many cases, it can help to have someone to collaborate with as we navigate the challenges in life. But when does problem-solving become rumination? And what do we do about the problems that are out of our control? Home Base’s clinical social worker Clare Stupinski, LICSW, breaks down the difference between problem-solving and acceptance in today’s #HBHealthAtHome mindfulness blog post.

Nutrition: How to Start a Sustainable Garden at Home

Creating your own garden can save you money while also providing exercise and time outside. Some even find gardening to be a relaxing activity to problem solve and relieve stress. You don’t have to have a giant yard to garden, you can start a few herbs inside your home with a well-lit window. In today’s #HBHealthAtHome nutrition blog post, Home Base’s Registered Dietitian Emilie Burgess shares some tips and tricks to getting started on your own garden and some photos from Home Base’s own garden at our National Center of Excellence.

Mental Health: A Support System During Grief and Loss

Coping with grief and loss can look very different for different people. As we honor Memorial Day, it’s normal to notice increased feelings of sadness or longing for people in your life who have passed away. In today’s #HBHealthATHome mental health blog post, Home Base’s clinical social worker Kat Dunford, MSW, LCSW offers ways you can find support – and support others – even when you may be physically further away.

Remembering and Honoring Memorial Day

Memorial Day is one of the United States’ most poignant federal holidays. It’s a day to remember and honor those who have lost their lives in military service. Please join the Home Base SWFL family in remembering and honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day, with a Memorial Day message from our Honorary Director General (USA ret.) Fred Franks.

Nutrition: What is a Plant Forward Diet?

The terms “vegetarian” and “vegan” may be familiar to most people, but what is “plant-forward eating”? In today’s #HBHealthAtHome Nutrition blog, Home Base Southwest Florida registered dietitian Ryan Morrison takes a deeper look into plant-based eating and offer some recommendation on how to adopt a plant-based diet.