Published on June 10, 2022


North Texas Healthy Communities, the nonprofit arm of Texas Health that implements Blue Zones Project in Fort Worth, is partnering with nationally known stress coach and wellness educator Nicole Porter to present a free, yearlong webinar series designed to engage, empower and provide busy professionals with tools for a better mindset and overall health.

The first of the series will be presented from noon to 1 pm Wednesday, June 15, and recorded to accommodate work/life balance schedules. Future webinars will be offered every third Wednesday of the month through November. To enhance webinar discussions, participants may submit questions to Porter in advance through a link provided with registration confirmation.

Summer presentations:

Let’s Talk About Stress, June 15, noon to 1 pm For many, a demanding job, financial woes or a global pandemic immediately come to mind as sources of stress. However, today’s working professionals add stress to their bodies and minds in other ways, too. In this webinar, Porter redefines today’s definition of stress and reveals the Top 10 daily habits that may be keeping you from optimal health, happiness and productivity – at work and at home. Register online.

Good Food. Good Mood, July 20, noon to 1 pm Your brain is made of billions of cells, all of which must be fueled with proper nutrition for your body to optimally function. In this evidence-based presentation, Porter explains how dehydration, dieting, processed sugar, caffeine, artificial ingredients and other nutritional stressors play a key role in today’s growing mental health challenge. You’ll walk away understanding how the food you eat affects your brain and physical and mental wellness, and which foods to consume (or not) to best manage your mood and mindset. Register online.

The Mind Games of Exercise, Aug. 17, noon to 1 pm Too little exercise can impair your immune system. Too much can stress out your body, imbalance hormones and negatively impact cognitive health. In this insightful and information-packed webinar, Porter explains how today’s busy professional can manage a realistic, effective and healthy fitness program while avoiding the physical and mental roller coaster so often associated with diet and exercise trends. Register online.

Learn more about the Blue Zones Project wellness webinar series and future events.

Photos: Nicole Porter’s programs are designed to help working professionals combat daily habits that can stress out the body and mind.

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