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LoneStart Wellness

Austin, Texas
LoneStart Wellness (http://www.lonestartnow.com) is the leading behavioral workplace wellness solution that helps reduce healthcare costs and increase employee engagement through a low risk – high return teambuilding approach to wellness. By instilling the self-belief among your... Full Bio
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Ordinary Choices by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health In the world of wellness there are always new, amazing (OK, maybe not amazing but at the least, surprising) findings, that really make one stop and ask . . . why? Wh ... Read on »
That Little, Bitty Thing by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health You can’t see them. You can’t hear them. You can’t touch them or taste them. But you can count them and cut them. It’s not a riddle. We’re talking about calories, a ... Read on »
Don't Fence Me In by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health When Robert Frost wrote “Mending Wall” and penned the phrase, “Good fences make good neighbors,” it’s a sure bet he wasn’t talking about food. He was talking about ... Read on »
Are You Playing, Practicing or Both? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I play the guitar. I also practice the guitar. There’s a difference. If you sound really good when you sit down to go through your material, then you’re not practici ... Read on »
Drinking From a Firehose? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Are you glued to your smartphone? Do you feel as if you're slugging your way through a data fog? Do you feel you have way too much information—so much so that it mak ... Read on »
Own The Day by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Wouldn't you agree that self care is an investment that pays back—with dividends? Consider for a minute that putting yourself first isn't an act of selfishness—but rathe ... Read on »
Yes or No . . . Diet Soda? How About Those Artificial Sweeteners? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health According to the American Dietetic Association, the average American consumes 22 teaspoons each day of added sugar. That's 16 calories per teaspoon, 352 calories per ... Read on »
Your Health is a Gift . . . Much Better Than a Fruitcake by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health It’s that time, when the holidays conjure up thoughts of gifts, wrapped in shiny paper and colorful ribbons. For many of us the end of the year comes with more than ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health It’s a time to be thankful, and even with all our stresses, worries, and uncertainties, we can all find those blessings in our lives we are thankful for. These are w ... Read on »
The Wellness “Script” by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Just what exactly do we mean by a “script?”  Sociologists study experiences and behaviors, resulting in the knowledge that there are shared rules that govern (or sho ... Read on »
Scary Thought, Scary Stuff by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Today is Halloween. The stores have been full of candy for well over a month, and that’s just the beginning. You know there will be leftovers. Here’s what’s really s ... Read on »
No Excuses by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health There are probably millions of quotes in the world, and every once in awhile, it seems as if one speaks right to you (or to me). This quote from Kenneth Blanchard spea ... Read on »
Well, Well, Well . . . by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Are you eating well? Are you feeling well? Are you moving well? Only you know the answers to these questions, but there’s growing pressure from outside (work, friend ... Read on »
Comfort Food . . . Is it a Contradiction in Terms? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health What is it about certain foods, or even the idea of certain foods, that makes them comfortable—and why should food be comfortable. Shouldn’t food’s main attri ... Read on »
A Very Good Place to Start is at the Very Beginning—or is it? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A very good place to start is at the very beginning—or is it? Seems like common sense. Thinking about beginnings leads to thinking about endings. Thinking about the ... Read on »
Creating Change by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Change happens, and it often happens whether you want it to or not—and it’s not always for the best—but it can be. Change also happens when we make it happen. Yet, s ... Read on »
How Does Your Garden Grow? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Have you ever planted a garden? Did you add composted manure or fertilizer to give your veggies or flowers a boost. If you watered and nurtured and tended your plants, ... Read on »
Knock - Knock by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health What do you do with the opportunities that come knocking on your door? More importantly, do you recognize them as opportunities? The thing about opportunity is it’s ... Read on »
Tempest in a Teapot by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Or maybe you’re more familiar with the old English version, a Storm in a Teacup. Whatever you want to call it, what we’re really talking about is simply keeping things i ... Read on »
The Delicious Life by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The delicious, delectable life. It’s what we’re after, but for most of us, life is busy. We find ourselves focused on a specific project, specific roles, all the “have ... Read on »