Biometric Screenings

As part of the corporate Wellness Program, the staff at Vibrant Health participated in biometric screenings at the River Falls Area Hospital – part of Allina Health. The screenings look at blood pressure, BMI, blood sugars and cholesterol and help Wellness captain, Debra Sanders, RD, CD, CDE coordinate programs and coach employees to better...
Tricks to make your New Year’s resolution stick.

Tricks to make your New Year’s resolution stick.

Despite the fact that every day presents a new opportunity for a fresh start, the beginning of a new year is typically the time many people think about making dramatic changes in their lives.  According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, if you are one of the 45% of American’s who made a resolution this year the chances are high that your resolution is to lose weight, start exercising or to quit smoking. Unfortunately, University of Scranton research suggests that just 8% of people achieve their New Year’s goals. Common mistakes people tend to make even before they start are to sabotage their goal by making it feel negative. This happens by making it about what “should” be done, rather than what they choose to do. Worse, they think about what they should stop doing, rather than what they actually want to achieve. To be successful at any change, you need to commit to it, but it’s equally important to know what you’ll have when you have what you want. In other words, to focus on what you REALLY want instead of just making a goal?  One life coach suggests that when clients come to her for help with weight loss, what they really want is to feel more confident or have more energy.  The key is to recognize how you want to feel when you reach your goal.    Unless you take time to consider what it is you really want (rather than what you should do or should stop doing) and how you’ll feel when you achieve your goal, you will invariably end up making a resolution to...

Samantha Bluhm Biography

Samantha Bluhm is a self-proclaimed rule-breaker and round peg in a square hole. Samantha is the brand manager for Vibrant Health Family Clinics; is a master certified life coach; and holds a journalism and marketing degree from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls. A high-energy, upbeat individual, Samantha is an author, workshop leader and speaker who encourages people to find the powerful perspectives in their parenting, their organizations and their relationships. The powerful perspectives are a coaching model and way of looking at the world that transforms fear and grief into powerful perspectives. Because Samantha believes that stories have the power to change lives, the powerful perspectives are the basis of each story — to connect readers with themselves. When the reader connects with a character, they are connecting with the challenge, the struggle and ultimately the powerful perspective that transformed the situation.  Samantha is an avid reader and writer and is driven in the pursuit of excellence. Her favorite writer is Seth Godin and her personal philosophy is that life is not a spectator sport. Samantha enjoys travel, running, the great outdoors, and the New York Yankees. Learn more about Samantha and the Powerful Perspectives at: http://powerfulperspectives.areavoices.com/ Like Powerful Perspectives on facebook....

First Aid Kits

Vibrant Health Family Clinics is proud to promote and sponsor youth sports by providing first aid kits to the River Falls traveling basketball teams....