Cindy Bjorkquist, M.S.

Cindy Bjorkquist is director of Health and Wellness Programs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Food and Recipes

7 Healthy Lunch Options for Kids

Here are 7 healthy lunch options to incorporate more nutrition into the school day for busy families.

healthy school lunches for kids

Fiscal Fitness: Simple Steps for Improving Financial Health

When people think about their health, they often consider physical and mental well-being, but an important third component is financial well-being.

Black young woman hugging her pink piggy bank

How to Avoid Sitting During the Workday

Here are some helpful tips on ways to avoid sitting during the workday and why you should.

Cropped shot of an attractive businesswoman working on her computer at her desk

Three Easy Steps to Starting Your Workplace Wellness Program

Integrating healthy habits into workplace culture results in higher productivity, improved morale, lower health care costs and higher employee retention.

Food and Recipes

Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Don’t let kids miss the most important meal of the day because of chaotic mornings. Here are some easy ideas to get kids the nutrition they need.

easy breakfast ideas for kids

Introducing our new Wellness Coach bloggers!

You may have noticed an uptick in blog posts from health experts on A Healthier Michigan lately. We’ve brought on three BCBSM Wellness Coaches to share their…


Overcoming my fear of CrossFit classes

The morning of my 48th birthday, I challenged myself to prove that I was not getting old. So, I marched myself down to a local fitness facility and joined a…

Food and Recipes

Healthy eating at the office is easier said than done

We live in a society that is constantly on-the-go and we often don’t spend the time to take care of ourselves, especially during the work day.


Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How You Can Make a Difference About 1 in 8 women will have invasive breast cancer some time during her life…

A Healthier Michigan is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, a nonprofit, independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
No Personal Healthcare Advice or Other Advice
This Web site provides general educational information on health-related issues and provides access to health-related resources for the convenience of our users. This site and its health-related information and resources are not a substitute for professional medical advice or for the care that patients receive from their physicians or other health care providers.
This site and its health-related information resources are not meant to be the practice of medicine, the practice of nursing, or to carry out any professional health care advice or service in the state where you live. Nothing in this Web site is to be used for medical or nursing diagnosis or professional treatment.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other licensed health care provider. Always consult your health care provider before beginning any new treatment, or if you have any questions regarding a health condition. You should not disregard medical advice, or delay seeking medical advice, because of something you read in this site.