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Beth Czischke

Characteristics of People With High EQ

by Beth Czischke

As we mentioned in our last post, emotional intelligence, or EQ, is the awareness of one’s own and other people’s emotions. EQ involves being able to understand and label emotions accurately, and use this information to guide one’s actions or… Continue Reading →

What Is Emotional Intelligence?

by Beth Czischke

“Emotional intelligence is the ability to make emotions work for you, instead of against you.” ~ Justin Bariso, in an article for Inc. Magazine Emotional intelligence, also referred to as EQ, is the awareness of one’s own emotions and those… Continue Reading →

How to React to a Stroke F.A.S.T.

by Beth Czischke

Oct. 29 is World Stroke Day. Knowing the signs of a stroke can save your life or someone else’s. If you suspect someone is having a stroke, it’s important not to waste time trying to get a hold of a… Continue Reading →

Refocus: Train Your Brain to Hunker Down

by Beth Czischke

Having trouble focusing? Modern culture inundates us with alerts and information that continually divert our attention. We’re wired for instant gratification, and our electronics and social media provide it. If we’re dreading a project and don’t know where to begin,… Continue Reading →

Worksite Wellness Spotlight: Water Safety

by Beth Czischke

Whether it’s a lake, ocean or river, spending time in the water is synonymous with summer. Unfortunately, there are about 10 nonboating-related drowning deaths per day in the United States. This is the perfect time of year to launch a… Continue Reading →

Start Your Mornings out Write

by Beth Czischke

There’s a daily ritual taking business gurus, entrepreneurs and creative types by storm: “Morning Pages.” It was first introduced by Julia Cameron in her book The Artist’s Way. It’s simply stream-of-consciousness writing done first thing in the morning. Even if… Continue Reading →

May Is Bike to Work Month: Get Involved

by Beth Czischke

Did You Know? A 150-pound person biking at a casual 12 to 14 mph pace burns over 270 calories in 30 minutes. Bike Yourself to Work and Wellness May is National Bike to Work Month, and May 19 is Bike to Work Day…. Continue Reading →

Green Thumbs Are Good for Your Health

by Beth Czischke

There are many advantages to gardening in addition to having beautiful flowers to enjoy. The health benefits of gardening are so well-established that horticulture therapy is now used to address a host of mental and physical ailments, including anxiety, dementia,… Continue Reading →

I’m Focusing on My Meal — Do You Mind?

by Beth Czischke

In our busy society, many people feel so pressed for time they think they’re unable to have breakfast before heading out the door or peel away from their workspace for a lunch break. A comprehensive meta-analysis published in the American… Continue Reading →

Weekend Warriors Still Benefit

by Beth Czischke

The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. A study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine… Continue Reading →

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