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Beth Czischke

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 →

The Science of Health Promotion

by Beth Czischke

Science – it is both a practice and an organized body of knowledge obtained through a systematic approach. We equate this word with sound reasoning, disciplined analysis and the objective study of the world through observations and measurements. However, these… Continue Reading →

How to Avoid the Blue Light Blues

by Beth Czischke

Back in the day, evenings were categorized by darkness. The sun would dictate waking and sleeping, and people had to put some effort into illuminating their surroundings by lighting candles or stoking fires. Today, light is available at the flip… Continue Reading →

Your Comprehensive Guide to Elder Care for Promoting Work-Life Balance

by Beth Czischke

Elder care is a major consideration when achieving work-life balance. Caregiving can feel like another job, especially for the “sandwich generation” – adults who are caring for their aging parents while raising kids. Now that people are living longer and… Continue Reading →

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