Healthy Focus Newsletter – December 2022

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A FRESH START: Creating a Wellness Plan That Works for You

If you’re looking to make some changes in your life, a wellness plan may be just what the doctor ordered. A wellness plan helps you live a healthy life and increase your personal sense of well-being. By assessing your current health status, deciding what you’d like to change and establishing specific goals to work towards, you increase the likelihood your vision becomes a reality.
Many people make nutrition and physical fitness the cornerstone of their personal wellness plan. After all, if you’re not physically healthy, it’s challenging to improve other areas of your life. However, your wellness plan may also include goals to increase your social network, find a spiritual home, expand your intellectual pursuits, or secure your financial future. When you identify what’s important to you and then write it down, you are making a commitment to yourself..Learn More

FACEBOOK LIVE: Reaching Your Resolutions  Learn More

December 22, 2022, 12:00pm
As we prepare for the New Year, join us for an FB Live to discuss ways to make sure you succeed in mastering your resolutions. Community Champion Gina Matlock and Director of Marketing & PR Tory Daughrity will discuss HCMC’s recent community health needs assessment and what the organization will do to improve health in the community in 2023.
Be sure to join us LIVE for a great discussion as we head into 2023. Watch LIVE here:

Fit: What Does it Mean for You?

We are constantly bombarded by advertisements and social media to persuade us to buy products, eat certain foods, and do specific exercises to stay fit. But is being fit the same for everyone? What does being fit actually mean for you, and how can you create a fitness plan that you can commit to long-term? We are often told that staying fit is one of the most important things you can do for your health, and experts say that no matter your age, stage of life, or physical abilities, everyone can benefit from being fit. However, everyone’s fitness level and goals are different…Learn More



Meet Donna Coley, FNP, Nurse Practitioner at Transitions Health. A native of Tennessee, Donna has served patients at HCMC since 1999. Learn about her background, philosophy of care, and commitment to treating each patient as if they were a family member.

RECIPE: Rainbow Pad Thai

Kick off your 2023 wellness plan with this delicious recipe that’s packed with a variety of veggies, including zucchini, carrots, red pepper, and edamame.