Category Archives: Wellness

How to Encourage Participation in National Walking Day

April 5 is the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day. Walking reduces your risk of having a heart attack, developing high blood pressure, developing Type 2 diabetes, stress, depression and anxiety. Just 30 minutes of walking a day can make you healthier and more energetic. Celebrate this activity-boosting initiative at your workplace by encouraging your […]

Healthy Recipe: Get Up and Go Peanut Crunch Bars

March is National Peanut Month. Due to their rich health benefits, peanuts are a great snack, packed with protein and fiber. Eating 1 ½ ounces of peanuts each day may reduce your risk of heart disease but if you are not a plain peanut person try adding them to trail mix, salads, oatmeal or this […]

Employee Wellness Incentives to Promote an Active Lifestyle

A wellness program can be built to address a number of goals or problem areas and incentives will help your employees develop healthy habits and lead a more active lifestyle. As an employer, some wellness activities and programs you can offer to employees are: Exercise classes Walks for charities Walking buddies Pre-shift stretching Company softball […]

Recruiting & Retaining Millennial Talent

Millennials are quickly taking over the workplace as the younger generations enter the professional workforce. Employers have struggled to understand what millennials look for in their professional careers and what will entice them to stay with the company. The challenge many employers face is how to recruit and retain this generation of workers. As job […]

Ways to Spot and Prevent an Eating Disorder

Only one in ten people with an eating disorder receives treatment, and 20 percent will die prematurely due to complications related to their eating disorder. February 26 through March 4 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Eating disorders affect about eight million women and one million men in the United States. People with eating disorders […]

Healthy Recipe: Fruit and Nut Chocolate Sticks

Did you know that dark chocolate has numerous health benefits? A 2009 study found that people who ate 40 grams of dark chocolate every day for two weeks saw decreases in levels of cortisol in their systems, have 10% lower levels of anxiety and considered themselves 10% calmer. A few health benefits of dark chocolate […]

Healthy Recipe: Simple Green Smoothie

A simple green smoothie is not only healthy, but quick and easy to prepare. Get your daily servings of fruits in vegetables in one tasty smoothie by following this recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup kale or spinach 1 medium banana 1 cup low-fat coconut or almond milk 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 medium apple, cored […]

National Fun at Work Day

Who says work can’t be fun? National Fun at Work Day on January 28 is an unofficial American holiday, but we’re proposing it be celebrated nationwide! Since the 28th falls on a Saturday, celebrate on Friday the 27th. According to Forbes magazine, “Beyond salary, psychological and social fulfillment can determine which employees are motivated to […]

Tips for a New You in the New Year

The new year is the perfect time to take a step back and assess your health and finances. Whether you need to take a closer look at your financial well-being or your physical fitness, what better time to do so than today? These tips will help discover a new and improved you: Financial Stability: Your […]

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