Create a Self-Care Plan

In this Covid-19 era, creating and adhering to a self-care plan has become critical for overall health. A self-care plan are specific activities you will do to improve your physical, spiritual, emotional and mental health. The right self–care plan can reduce stress, anxiety, improve moods and keep you healthy for the long term. Identify activities that support yourContinue reading “Create a Self-Care Plan”

It’s All About The Shoes!

Proper shoes are important for optimal performance during exercise. Improper footwear can result in injury, instability, foot pain, backaches and other issues. There’s no universal shoe to accommodate all physical activities. Running shoes are designed to support forward movement and to cushion the impact of striking the pavement with every stride. Cross-Trainers are designed toContinue reading “It’s All About The Shoes!”

Free Covid-19 Testing

Free community COVID-19 testing provided byProject Unity, Catalyst Health Network, andClinical Pathology Laboratories in partnership with Hamilton Park UMC,  Disciple Central Community Church (DC3), Friendship West, and St. Luke UMC. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. each site June 10 – Disciple Central Community Church (DC3), 901 N. Polk Street, St. 101 Desoto, TX 75115June 11 – Friendship West, 616 W. KiestContinue reading “Free Covid-19 Testing”

Resources & Services

Pharmacy Services St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy Free Prescription Medication for Those Without Insurance New Collaboration with Kinwest Clinic In Irving Food Services WHERE: The Potter’s House of Dallas6777 W. Kiest Blvd, Dallas, TX 75236  The Potter’s House of Fort Worth1270 Woodhaven Blvd, Fort Worth, 76112 The Potter’s House of North Dallas 10501 Main St, Frisco,Continue reading “Resources & Services”

Emerging from the quarantine in better health

Are you determined to emerge from the quarantine in better health than when you enter into it? I hope your answer is–Yes! Studies have shown that it takes 28 days to establish new habits or behaviors. We’ve been in quarantine for 2-3 months. What changes have you implemented to improve your health? 1. Are youContinue reading “Emerging from the quarantine in better health”

Getting Older Changes Our Approach To Exercise

Remaining physically active is more important than ever before. As we get older we have to change our approach to exercise and be realistic about what we can do. Gone are the days of high impact exercises and sprinting across a field. We’re no longer competing against others. Instead, we’re competing against time. Now, it’sContinue reading “Getting Older Changes Our Approach To Exercise”

Pre-Existing Conditions

Covid-19 has exposed the ugly truth about pre-existing conditions and the health disparities that exist in our country. Now, is the time to be proactive to improve your health in spite of these underlying health conditions. Some pre-existing conditions fall into one of these categories: Preventable, Reversible and Manageable. Here are a few suggestions toContinue reading “Pre-Existing Conditions”

Caution: It’s Hot!

The temperatures are rising as we progress into the summer. Take these precautions while exercising in hot weather: drink plenty of water, wear proper clothing and time your workouts to avoid extreme heat (mornings & evenings). Signs of heat related illnesses may include: Muscle cramps Nausea or vomiting Weakness Fatigue Headache Excessive sweating Dizziness orContinue reading “Caution: It’s Hot!”