Tag Archives: Culture of Wellness

Taste the Rainbow!

When consuming fruits and veggies, try to include a variety of colors to make sure you are getting as many vitamins and minerals as possible! Follow this guideline the next time you cruise down the produce aisle: Red plants are full … Continue reading

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Changing Your Relationship with Stress

Stress is often perceived as the environmental or external situations that occur around or to us. These events or circumstances often trigger stress responses such as emotional distress, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and surged adrenalin and cortisol. Overtime, … Continue reading

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Head into the New Year with “SMART” Goals

Goal setting is an important part of any lifestyle change. It is important when setting goals to make them “SMART” goals – shorter milestones that can help you on the way to achieve your overall long-term goals! “SMART” goals should be: Specific – … Continue reading

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De-Stress During the Holidays with Aromatherapy

Stress plagues many of us throughout the year and can cause mental, emotional, and physical symptoms like irritability, heart palpitations, sluggishness, and headaches. The holidays can be an especially stressful time, but you can dissolve your tension and anxiety with … Continue reading

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Get In Touch With Your Roots

Root vegetables are some of the most nutritious and hearty vegetables around, yet are often overlooked.  These veggies grow underground, so they retain minerals from the soil and absorb vitamins through their leaves! They are high in fiber, vitamin C, … Continue reading

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Walk Off Your Halloween Candy!

This Halloween, you may find yourself sneaking into your kids’ candy bags or indulging in the leftover trick-or-treat candy… after all, you wouldn’t want it to go to waste! Before you let those treats go to your waist, be aware … Continue reading

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ACI’s Walks the Talk: Navid’s Wellness Challenge (Part 2)

(In case you missed it, check out Part 1 here.) Knowing that my wedding was coming up in 2 months, and constantly seeing flyers for “healthy living” and reading the weekly “AppleByte,” I knew that there was a resource here … Continue reading

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Stress: The Universal Language

We all get stressed. Whether good or bad stress, it is inevitable that things will come up that will cause us to stress out and we may be at a loss to know how to deal with it properly. Stress … Continue reading

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ACI announced as a winner of the 2014 Healthiest Company Awards

SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2014 – ACI Specialty Benefits has been named a winner of San Diego Business Journal’s Healthiest Company Awards. As the first specialty benefits corporation and longtime wellness leader, ACI makes employee health and well-being a priority.  … Continue reading

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Culture of Wellness: Acupuncture and Acupressure

Acupuncture and acupressure are traditional Chinese alternative medicine techniques used to relieve tension, increase blood flow, and release blockages of energy, or qi. This, in turn, helps to alleviate pain, cure illnesses, and improve mood. Acupuncture entails inserting thin needles … Continue reading

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