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  • Health habits linked to low productivity

    Are your employees working as productively as they can do? If not it could be linked to a poor diet according to the results of a study.

     

    The study which was published in the ‘Population Health Management’ October edition showed that unhealthy lifestyle choices ultimately...

  • Top 5 Reasons to Start a Workplace Wellness Program

    The one place where most of us spend the majority of our working hours is at the office. So, it should make perfect sense that more and more companies are starting up wellness programs because a healthy staff means a productive environment. However, there are several other reasons why having a...

  • Will Ergonomic Office Design Increase Productivity?

    The word "ergonomic" may not be one that you toss around during your lunch hour at work, but the meaning behind it is definitely something that people strive to have at their place of business. Ergonomic basically speaks to creating the kind of environment that will be comfortable for...

  • How to Protect Your Eyes From Prolonged Computer Strain at Work

    You've been working nonstop for a few hours and you start feeling that all too familiar sting and tiredness in your eyes. This happens because our eyes aren't meant to stare at one thing close up for long; our eyes are adapted for hunting and spotting food from far away.

    With the...

  • Top Health Issues for Aging Women

    They say that wine only gets better with time and honestly, when it comes to the maturity of a woman, this resolve also applies. While women are naturally beautiful in their own right at any age, there's nothing like the confidence and peace of mind that seems to come only with the passing of...

  • Will Working From Home Help My Health?

    It's no secret that Americans work a lot. We experience longer daily hours and total work weeks than most of the rest of the world, and many slog along with less benefits, decreased retirement compensation, and limited prospects for advancement. And with the unemployment rate and the job...

  • Making more Conscious Decisions

    By now, many people's New Year's resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Instead of thinking of your resolutions as new habits that you need to "get into", consider them to be sets of ongoing life choices that you actively pursue.

    We can change our behavior and the way our brain...

  • Stress Relief Outside of the Workplace: A Day At The Spa

    Regardless of whether you currently hold your dream career, or are in the middle of clawing your way from middle management to the top, work can be taxing.  And it can be hard to let go of work off hours.  But it is important that our career is developing, not our wrinkles.  So it’s important...

  • How Exercise Improves Your Job Performance

    Keeping fit through a regime of healthy eating choices and regular exercise is one way to stay alive longer, and to ensure that your years are as full as you can make them. But exercise also helps to ensure that you are performing at work to the best of your ability. Here are five ways how...

  • How a Good Night's Sleep Makes You Happier, Healthier, and More Productive

     

    The dawn of the twenty-first century has shown an increase in fast-paced, technologically-impacted lifestyles that often leave people open to more stress than ever before.  There is so much more to do and places to go, more to find surfing the internet, more to watch on television...

  • 7 Pieces of Advice my Genes Gave Me

    About 6 weeks ago, I spent $100 on a DNA kit.

    I had already embarked on my hereditary heritage with National Geographic's Genographic Project. Great to know my DNA hails from Scandinavia! My current relatives...

  • Workplace Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

    Unless your job involves caring for kids (who tend to spread germs like wildfire), you’re probably not terribly concerned about health risks in the workplace.  But there are a lot more potential health issues at play than the possibility of catching a cold.  If there weren’t, workman’s...

  • How Diet and Exercise Can Spell Success at Work

    You might not think that what goes on in your personal life has any bearing on your successes or failures at work, but in fact, the two are closely linked.  For all that people talk about separating business and pleasure, it is almost impossible to truly compartmentalize your life in this way...

  • Hearty, Easy 5-Minute Meals

    I’d like to share with you some of my hearty, easy 5-minute meals that I love to prepare when I’m in the middle of a busy day.

    Prep ingredients before the week starts and have everything ready for your meals: just assemble and go.

    Lola's Fruit Salad
    My...

  • Better Living through Technology! (or, Do Fat-Burning Machines Belong in Your Life?)

    From a purely mathematical perspective, if you consume more calories than you expend through your regular metabolism and exercise, you'll gain weight. Alternately, if you use up more calories than you drink or eat, you'll lose weight.

    So many of the members in our community are...

  • Taking Care of your Health

    Your health and wellness are so important: do as much as you can to safeguard this precious resources. When your body or soul is feeling ill, you usually have some kind of imbalance or some manifestation of stress, pain, anger, or tension. Typically you succumb to outside viruses and bacteria...

  • Tips for Healthy Travel

    As an office manager, business owner, or executive, you probably realize that healthier employees are similar to happier employees - they tend to be more productive and take fewer sick days off from work. They are also more likely to stay with your firm for longer periods of time. So how do you...

  • Talking about Women's Health, Taking Care of our Bodies

    I like to talk about success habits and tools, and in this post I'd like to go over our physical health as a part of our daily success practice. Our health and wellness, along with nutrition, whole foods, exercise and relaxation, are so important for our perception of our daily life.

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  • Lessons in Success: #17 Practicing Forgiveness

    A huge block to any kind of positive movement forward is when we are mired in the bog pit of feeling angry, hurt, destructive, or vindictive to others.

    Practicing forgiveness effectively gives you a lifeline back onto steady footing, and your forgiveness of others and yourself gives you...

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