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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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Less Than 10 Years From Now by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Yes, if we’re lucky, we’ll all be older. But there’s more, and this should get your attention . . . less than 10 years from now, you or your spouse will have diabetes. ... Read on »
The Gift of Health . . . a Touchy Topic? Why? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 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 a little carefree overi ... Read on »
Rats, Drugs, Sex and Food by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Do you know what ghrelin is? Most of us don’t, but now that your interest is peaked, here’s why it’s a good thing to know about. Ghrelin is a stomach hormone that tell ... Read on »
We Deserve That Big, Fat “F.” by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health As in “F” for Fast Food. Are we really a “drive-thru, sit-in-front-of, I just don’t have the energy to . . .” nation? If you haven’t been living under a pumpkin shell fo ... Read on »
They’re On the Way . . . Starting with Halloween . . . Ending January 2 by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The holidays. We love them, we hate them. We eat too much. We spend too much. We don’t have enough time. We have stress. We’re never ready. And then, all of a sudden, ... Read on »
Here We Are by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health It took just two generations. In the seventies only about 5 percent of our children were obese. In the eighties, childhood obesity was considered an “issue of possible ... Read on »
When Thoughts Become Things by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Did you know you have between 12,000 and 50,000 thoughts per day? (That number varies depending on your work, how creative or how “deep” a thinker you are.) Of these ... Read on »
Aw, Mom . . . by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health There are a lot of scary things in the world that most of us feel powerless to do anything about. So, when presented with a critical problem we each have the power to ... Read on »
Screen Time and “Active” Couch Potatoes by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Are you an “active” couch potato? Sitting . . . yes. Sedentary . . . yes. Active . . . that depends. It’s not just sitting in front of the TV watching, and not just s ... Read on »
Seven Simple Questions by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Is wellness important to you—important enough to make it a priority in your life? We’re not talking specifically about weight loss, physical activity or lack thereo ... Read on »
One Mouthful at a Time . . . Eat Your Way to Good Health by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health You change the oil in your car regularly—or should. Do you check the coolant? Would you say you pay more attention to the gasoline (and the price of the gas) you pu ... Read on »
Name-Calling . . . Finger Pointing by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health What’s in a name? Maybe more than you think. Whether simply vocabulary or semantics, names can carry a lot of weight. And with this segue . . . there’s been a lo ... Read on »
What is Food? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Food is never just food. It’s love, comfort, solace, consolation. Sometimes it’s support. Sometimes it’s politics and religion. It’s nourishment or it’s junk. It’s ... Read on »
Fear as a “Go” Signal by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Afraid to fail? Afraid to try? Fear is a powerful roadblock—one that is strong enough to keep you from success. The thing about fear is it can hold you back, ... Read on »
Thinking for a Change? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health “I really need . . .” “I know I should . . .” “I know I shouldn’t . . .” “Now what? . . .” It’s that internal battle. Fill in the blanks, fi ... Read on »
Mix It Up by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health First, we’re not talking about a mix-up, that state or instance of confusion or muddle—although there is definitely some of that whenever anyone tries to define “we ... Read on »
Healthier Health by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health This post is going to take a slightly different track. Even being in the wellness business, I’m continually amazed by what I don’t know—sometimes it’s something bra ... Read on »
The Most Important Thing by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Have you given much thought lately to the most important thing you have? Your first response might be, “my children, my spouse or my family.” But, consider what ... Read on »
Are You Friends With Your Food? by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Remember the words of wisdom “Choose your friends wisely?” Think about what might happen if you re-word that thought to something like, “Choose your food wisely.” W ... Read on »
Finish This Thought . . . by LoneStart Wellness Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health . . . Wellness matters because . . . Well, why does wellness matter? And, why does it matter to you? It’s not even that easy to define. We know wellness is “a mul ... Read on »