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The Top 5 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors

Are you tired of the same old indoor workout routine? If you’re on assignment in a city where the weather permits, try to workout outside instead! There are many benefits to trading in your gym membership for outdoor exercise instead. Our Top 5 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors Outdoor exercise allows you… Read More

5 Minute Meditation to Reclaim Your Personal Energy

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla Energy is measurable in all things. If you are sensitive, energy (positive or negative) most likely affects you. The good news? We can control our own personal energy. Read More

A Simple Yoga Breathing Technique for Better Sleep

If you have trouble sleeping at night, you aren’t alone! According to the American Sleep Association, 50-70 million U.S. adults have a sleep disorder. Sleep deprivation and stress can be an ongoing, vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we’re worried and anxious. As… Read More

How to Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive as a Travel Nurse

Being a travel nurse can be tough during the holiday season. It’s tricky keeping the spirit alive when you can’t attend your usual gatherings back home. Luckily, there are many ways to shift your perspective to make your season bright while out of town—maybe even brighter than years past! 4 Tips to Make… Read More

Aya Wellness Program Disclaimer

This content is provided for general informational purposes only. The content authors are not employees of Aya Healthcare Services, Inc. or its corporate subsidiaries, parents, or affiliates and the opinions stated by the individuals within the content are their own. The Content (including any written statements or responses) is not… Read More

Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From?

Nutrition has become very confusing. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be if we just go back to the basics. Instead of getting caught up in the details of vitamins, minerals, calories and point systems, we can simply look back to human evolution to see what the… Read More

What is Fitness? The 5 Real Components to Consider

There’s a good chance you’ve heard some of the following fitness myths. First, we’re going to clear things up. Then, let’s look at five core fitness components to consider instead. 5 Fitness Myths Running is bad for your knees. Running is an incredible form of cardiovascular endurance and your heart will… Read More

#AyaHealthySelfie GoPro Hero Giveaway

CONTEST ALERT! The holidays are always a tough time of year to stay healthy – and we want to reward your efforts with the chance to win a GoPro Hero. Plus, who wouldn’t want an extra gift during the holidays that encourages you to get outside and explore more? So,… Read More

Meditation for Complete Beginners – Connection

The third area of focus for the ABC’s of meditation is “C,” which stands for connection. It represents connection to both yourself and to others around you. If you don’t feel connected to anything, it’s as if you need power and have an extension cord, but haven’t plugged it into… Read More

3 Yoga Poses that Relieve Stress

When it comes to stress relief, not all yoga poses have the same effect. While yoga can help you deal with stress overall, it’s important to understand the effect various poses will have on your mind and body. Some yoga postures promote relaxation, tension relief and restfulness. While other postures… Read More