Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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By Deborah Evans Parker, Director of WellnessSleep good for health
Fitness Friday

We live in a society that prides itself on accomplishment and multi-tasking.  We then combine this lifestyle with information overload, blue screens and being constantly plugged in and wonder why our sleep, memory, performance, mood and health suffer. 

Sleep deprivation is a condition of not having enough sleep and can be either chronic or acute for many.  Sleep deprivation is an emergent concern for health, safety, work…

Save Money, Reduce Stress, Explore, Find Fun, Restore Your Spirit
Fitness Fridaysummer staycation

Research continues to demonstrate that pleasurable pursuits lead to numerous benefits including improved mood, increased productivity and longevity.  With that in mind, most of us will schedule a vacation designed to recharge our spirit and enhance our health.

Although summer officially arrived only two weeks ago, the beginning of July signals the middle of summer; which means opportunities for taking a…

Fitness Friday

National Stroke Month. Did you know?May is National Stroke Month

A stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is either interrupted or reduced. When this happens, the brain does not get enough oxygen or nutrients, which causes brain cells to die.

  • Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke
  • One out of six people will suffer a stroke in his or her lifetime
  • Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.
  • Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S.

Opening with these…