Posts

Organic Cooking KC Thorson Group Health Trust

Tips for Cooking Organic Meals with Wisconsin Products

Organic cooking coach, KC Thorson, shares her tips for preparing fast and delicious meals using organic products found in Wisconsin. Get great-tasting recipes you can try at home.
Safe Communities Group Health Trust

Bullying Prevention Starts with Student Action

Wisconsin Safe Communities equips Adams-Friendship High School students with strategies to combat bullying among peers and spread positivity.
Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation First Breath Program

Four Tips to Quit Smoking from Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation

It’s hard to quit smoking – no doubt about it! But it is possible, and a good support system can make all the difference. Participants in the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation's First Breath Program explain what helped them the most on their journey to quit smoking and the benefits that followed.
Safe Communities Jean P

Retired Wisconsin Police Officer Talks Openly About Suicide Prevention

My husband tells me we would be invited to more parties if I was content to tell people that I retired after 26 years of being a police officer. But, instead I feel compelled to tell people that, in my retirement, I am working hard and fast…
FACT students picking up cigarette butts

Students Join the Conversation About e-Cigarettes and Vaping in Schools

To effectively address youth health issues, we need to invite youth to the table. Members of FACT are in grades 7-12 and work to spread the truth about tobacco in communities throughout the state. The program is managed by the American Lung Association and we rely heavily on guidance from the program’s Youth Board. Their valuable insights help us develop informed prevention strategies that resonate with teens.
person holding teal mat - Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

How Pilates Helped One Wisconsin Woman Find Her Passion

Discover Haley New's journey to become a Pilates instructor and why she believes everyone and anyone can do pilates.
Woman and child with umbrella - Photo by J W on Unsplash

Compassion & Understanding: WI Mother Advocates Awareness for Mental Health and Addiction

Discover why Mary Rauwolf helps families who are affected by mental health and/or substance use disorders after the loss of her son.

Takeaways and Lessons Learned: A Wisconsin Woman Shares Her Cancer Story

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.” Ferris Buehler, “Ferris Buehler’s Day Off”   By Michelle Gormican Thompson    Work, kids, an insanely packed calendar…

How Healthy Eating Habits Changed the Life of a Wisconsin Educator

  Written by Steven Sedlmayr I retired on June 30, after serving 33 years as a school superintendent, four years as a principal and three years as a classroom teacher.  Since that time, I have found this to be quite challenging! I realized…

A Wisconsin Woman's Five Tips for Simple Living

Written by Jodi Pliszka Were you able to join my daughter and I, and our mini-donkeys, in our Discover Wisconsin and Group Health Trust video?  The donkeys were the stars of the show!  Let’s talk about something that is happening to us…