Gratitude Brings Good Things

November 9, 2020

November is National Gratitude Month and reminds us that appreciation and kindness can be one of the most powerful tools to change life for the better. There is a strong correlation between increased feelings of happiness and self-worth and giving or receiving gratitude. Gratitude is simply taking time to think about all the positive things…

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Less Risky Holiday Gathering

October 26, 2020

Celebrating the holidays in 2020 will look different than most seasons as we all work to reduce the spread of illness and increase the spread of cheer, gratitude and good health. The CDC is offering considerations to protect individuals and their families, friends and communities for fall and winter holiday celebrations to lower risk. If…

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Choosing Virtual Well-Being Challenges

August 24, 2020

Now more than ever, businesses are looking for creative ways to engage employees, encourage self-care and keep employees feeling inspired and productive. Virtual well-being challenges can be a refreshing and exciting option for employees working from the office or remotely. Instead of trying to get people excited about getting on the treadmill, stimulate their sense…

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Planning Meals During Social Distancing

July 16, 2020

Help Your Employees Solve the “What’s for Dinner Dilemma?”  Coming up with ideas for meals everyday can challenge anyone during normal times, but now the extra balance of work/home/childcare responsibilities requires even greater creativity. The goal is to take less trips to the grocery store for ingredients while still having nourishing and delicious food options….

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Smart Swaps for Summer Activities by Lauren Turner

June 17, 2020

Our national holiday is something we all look forward to each year, as there are many traditions tied in with this holiday! Friends, family, fireworks, BBQs, swimming, and parades may all be ways you’ve celebrated in the past. This summer, find some great alternatives to still keep your traditions intact, while not risking the safety…

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The Power of Anticipation

May 5, 2020

We all need something to look forward to. While living in the present is a beneficial practice, when going through difficult situations, a healthy sense of anticipation into the future can give the motivation and persistence to keep moving forward through tough times. A few simple examples include: – Fun weekend plans can keep you…

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Ditch the Drink

April 17, 2020

How to Help An Employee That May Be Drinking Too Much Guest blogger: Heather Lowe Most of us are juggling multiple responsibilities including work, school, activities, and caring for households. As a whole, we seem to be overwhelmed, taking on too many commitments and spreading ourselves too thin. This is in part to our “always…

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Coronavirus Workplace Guidance

March 2, 2020

As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe and now into the U.S. many people are getting concerned about how a local outbreak will effect their work/life. How can employee wellness programs help protect employees physically and mentally in what the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global emergency. The CDC released Interim Guidance for…

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5 Ways Resilient Employees are More Productive

January 28, 2020

How do your employees deal with difficult events that change their lives? The death of a loved one, job loss, illness, work stress and other traumatic events are examples of challenging life experiences. Some employees may react to difficult situations with a flood of strong emotions and become disengaged, while others will adapt well through…

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Setting Goals for Your Well-Being Program

January 3, 2020

The first of the year is when many wellness professionals are putting effort into helping employees make SMART goals and resolutions. This is the perfect time for wellness practitioners to set internal goals for launching, promoting and inspiring employees. Give your wellness program wings and momentum by:  Planning your topics/focus for the year by quarter…

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