Happy Nurses' Week!

    This week is Nurses' Week! First and foremost thank you to any of our blog followers out there who are nurses! You are all amazing people with huge hearts! I truly have a soft spot in my heart for all of the nurses here at Hotze Health & Wellness Center. After working in

Happy Fitness Month!

Since I absolutely love Fitness Month, I asked around the pharmacy and found out what several of our staff members favorite exercises are! Amy and Kim, our pharmacists, enjoy doing yoga because it is a relaxing stress reliever and helps them stay physically fit. Barb at the front desk enjoys going for walks with her

Help Us Give Back With Commit For Life!

There are several things in life I really enjoy; a few of them are free cookies, free t-shirts and prize drawings! Lucky for me, and you Friday, April 27 here at Hotze Health & Wellness Center, the wonderful team from Commit For Life will be here to take blood and plasma donations! I’d love for

5 Tips For Keeping Stress at Bay!

As we’ve mentioned, April is National Stress Awareness Month and my mission for this series of blog posts is to help you become less stressed, or at least look less stressed! A lot of people, including me, carry their stress in their face. This can lead to a premature aging of the cells, which of

Organize Your Mind!

Since it is National Stress Awareness Month, I wanted to share an article on organizing your mind that I found fitting. The article offers the following tips: Take charge of your negative emotions Sustain your focus to one thing at a time Apply the brakes when a distraction comes along Access your short-term memory Shift

Stress Awareness Month!

April is National Stress Awareness month. I can’t say I know anyone who doesn’t encounter at least one stressor on a daily basis, whether it is work, home or school related. Cortisol is a hormone our bodies naturally produce to help fight the adrenal fatigue that occurs when we are faced with either emotional or

Nutrition Week!

This week our businesses are celebrating Nutrition Week! A very big part of enjoying a better quality of life is to have healthy nutritional habits, take part in physical activity, and remembering to take your bio-identical hormones on a regular basis! I know in the past we have discussed the importance of compliance when taking

Slimming Smoothies!

While I usually stick to a relatively healthy diet, I’ve recently been motivated to eat even more fruits and vegetabless since March is Nutrition Month. I couldn’t think of an easier, quicker way than whipping up a delicious smoothie. The ingredients in this smoothie contain many great nutrients including vitamin C, vitamin A, Niacin, Potassium,

Top 4 Hormone-Friendly Foods

March is National Nutrition Month! To help celebrate, I decided to discuss a few key foods that help bioidentical hormones work more effectively in our bodies! Yams: Yams contain many vital nutrients including potassium and magnesium. There have also been studies that show yams help your body in producing more of the naturally occurring hormones

Big Hairy Audacious Goals!

I have always been taught to follow my goals and if you put your mind to anything you can do it! I have applied this philosophy to many facets of my personal and work life. This willpower has helped me stay on track with our program at Hotze Health & Wellness Center, fulfill career goals