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Can My Fitbit Data Make Health Care Better?

I first put a fitbit, a digital pedometer that tracks steps, calories burned, food intake, and other personal analytics data,  on my wrist back in October. After some results from routine tests during my annual physical,  my doctor informed me that my cholesterol was high.    … Read More

Stop the Glorification of Busy and Thrive

I just returned last week from vacation with my husband and children at the Jersey Shore where I grew up.   It was great to sit on the beach and do nothing, get lots of walking in, and hang out with family.    … Read More

Walk the Talk: A Walking Keynote About Walking As Work

Yesterday, I had the honor of doing a closing keynote at the Nonprofit Bootcamp in Silicon Valley on bringing activity and mindfulness into your work day.    If you have been reading this blog, you know that I’ve been very interested in the health and productivity impact of walking as work.    … Read More

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Last week, I wrote a blog post called “Walking for Work” about the benefits of incorporating walking into your work day, not as a break, but to help you do your work.… Read More

Walking While Working

Last year, when I got may annual physical, my cholesterol numbers were not good.   My doctor’s advice was to start eating a heart healthy diet and get more exercise.   A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences.      … Read More