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Pillar 5: Financial Wellness

September 23rd, 2022|

I am not a financial expert, and for me, numbers never were my strong suit. I always look to the pros to help me when it comes to questions about my financial goals. Invest in an Accountability Partner It is extremely empowering and helpful to have an accountability partner for the areas that we are less practiced at. Investing in your wellness is an investment in your future, whether it is hiring a finance professional for support or investing in support [...]

Pillar 4: Spiritual Wellness

September 19th, 2022|

Spiritual wellness doesn't necessarily mean going to church or being a part of a religion. A spiritual practice is about connecting with experiences and people that leave us feeling deeply nourished. This could be drinking in a beautiful natural landscape, savoring a musical number, creating a meditation practice, or praying. Are you just getting started on your spiritual journey? Here are a few places you can begin exploring. Find a place that feels safe, relaxing, and comfortable where you can sit [...]

The Healing Power of Light

September 13th, 2022|

Light therapy, or phototherapy, is exposure to specific wavelengths of light designed to elicit a therapeutic response. From emotional disorders such as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or depression, to sleep disorders like insomnia, to treating skin, muscle, and joint conditions, phototherapy can be used to treat a broad spectrum of disease and dysfunction in the human body.

Pillar 3: Emotional Wellness

September 6th, 2022|

Emotional wellness, which includes social wellness, is key for healthy relationships with ourselves and others. When we learn how to allow ourselves to feel and express the full range of normal emotions, including the not-so-pleasant ones, we have a better emotional balance. Connect with loved ones. Studies have shown that we need compassionate human contact throughout our day in order to maintain optimal health. As adults, we have learned to adapt to less touch in our lives, but we suffer the [...]

Pillar 2: Mental Wellness

August 25th, 2022|

Mental wellness includes caring for our intellectual health. This could be reading a book, learning a new skill, or doing a puzzle. Activities that keep our minds engaged and growing will keep us more engaged and balanced in our lives. Laugh! When they said laughter is the best medicine, they weren’t joking around. There are many physical and emotional benefits to laughter, including stimulating your heart, lungs, muscles, and brain, giving your immune system a boost, and releasing depression and pain-fighting [...]

Pillar 1: Physical Wellness

August 4th, 2022|

Physical wellness includes your entire physical world; your physical body, and your physical surroundings. Body wellness tends to be what we most commonly associate with when we are talking about health and well-being.

What are the Pillars of Wellness?

July 27th, 2022|

The pillars of wellness are five foundational areas of life to focus on in the quest to reach optimal health and balance. When these five areas are balanced, our lives are balanced. The Five Pillars of Wellness are physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and financial. Physical Physical wellness includes your entire physical world; your physical body, and your physical surroundings. Body wellness tends to be what we most commonly associate with when we are talking about health and well-being. [...]

Acupuncture & Wellness of Wisconsin announces name change to AcuWell Integrative Health

July 5th, 2022|

After nearly seven years as Acupuncture & Wellness of Wisconsin, founder Laura E. Cox has announced that she is changing the practice name to AcuWell Integrative Health. The new name reflects the fullness of health and wellness offerings that utilize modern approaches and ancient wisdom in unwinding disease and dysfunction to restore wellness and maintain it.

Kenosha area women honored at Susan B. Anthony awards

March 8th, 2020|

The positive contributions of Kenosha area women for the betterment of the community were vividly portrayed at the 2020 Susan B. Anthony-Women of Influence Award banquet. Hundreds attended Friday evening's celebratory program, held at Madrigrano Marina Shore. Laura Cox, owner of AcuWell Integrative Health, was given this year’s Woman to Watch (Under 40) award. Although she is not a native to Kenosha, Cox thanked the community for welcoming her with open arms. Continue Reading on KenoshaNews.com

Healers Connect Event: Resiliency & Stress

February 11th, 2019|

Do you suffer from trauma? Chances are, say experts, the answer is “yes.” Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes, from the accumulation of small irritations during the day to life-altering shell shock or abuse. It also goes beyond the person who experiences it, in a ripple effect into family, friends, and the community at large. Helping individuals recognize trauma and providing resources for the community is the goal of the third annual Healing Connections event, a half-day conference to be held Saturday at the American Legion [...]

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