Hit the Trails – Get Moving Outdoors this Winter with the Healthy Trails Challenge”
Healthy Acadia and Downeast Coastal Conservancy invite you to discover the health benefits of outdoor recreation this winter. The Hancock/Washington County Healthy Trails Challenge, which begins January 1, is a fun and free opportunity to get fit, get outdoors, and connect with nature while exploring the trails and parks in Hancock and Washington counties.
Today is Christmas eve; you may be seeing family and friends you haven’t seen in a while … take this time to look around and check in on how they are doing, how is the house, the fridge, their memory … we come together at this time of the year and we can use this to our advantage.
By: Amy Movius MD
Modern medicine has traditionally focused on fixing problems. Recently, however, there is increasing emphasis in medicine on preventing problems and maintaining good health. With this shifting perspective has come an appreciation that physical health is intricately related to psychological and spiritual (religious or not) well being. As such, the “tools” we can use to stay healthy have increased in number – and one of these is gratitude.