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Employee Wellbeing

Get Ready for National Check Your Meds Day

by Beth Czischke

Oct. 21 is National Check Your Meds Day. Find a participating pharmacy and then follow these simple steps: Gather all the prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, vitamins and supplements you take. Take them to the pharmacy. Meet with your pharmacist for a… Continue Reading →

Mindful Eating for Weight Maintenance

by Jessica Malen

Practicing mindfulness can aid in improving both your emotional and physical wellbeing. But did you know mindfulness can extend to how and what you eat? Read on for tips on how to incorporate mindful eating habits into your everyday life…. Continue Reading →

Did You Know It’s Child Passenger Safety Week?

by Kim Bielenda

Car crashes remain a leading cause of preventable death and injury to children worldwide. The best way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the right car seat in the correct way. Recent studies show three… Continue Reading →

Why Managing Your Cholesterol Matters

by Jessica Malen

What Is High Cholesterol? Believe it or not, your body needs the waxy, fat-like substance known as cholesterol. Your body makes cholesterol naturally, but when there’s too much of it in your blood, it can build up on the walls… Continue Reading →

Be Patient, It May Take 254 Days to Develop a New Habit

by Megan Van Hoet

Attention levels vary from person to person, but many believe the average human attention span is now shorter than a goldfish’s. Recent studies show that in the smartphone era, the average person’s attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in… Continue Reading →

Play It “Safe” This Summer

by Kim Bielenda

Summer means good times under the sun and making memories with family and friends. While enjoying traditional summertime activities, however, it’s important to keep in mind certain safety measures. For example, two-thirds of drowning deaths occur in the summer, between… Continue Reading →

Help Your Employees Find Balance

by Beth Czischke

Work-life balance has been a buzzword in the employee wellness space for a while, but today we’re discussing how you can help employees literally find balance. Whether we’re reaching for something on a high shelf, playing soccer with friends or… Continue Reading →

Can Switching to a Plant-Based Lifestyle Enhance Your Health?

by Jessica Malen

A recent study by Harvard University suggests that one-third of early deaths could be prevented if people move to a predominantly vegetarian diet. “Healthy diet is related to a lower risk of almost everything that we look at. Perhaps not… Continue Reading →

Motivation: What Is It and How Do We Acquire It?

by Kim Bielenda

“What did you learn today? What mistake did you make that taught you something? What did you try hard at today?” –Carol Dweck Introspection Introspection is an act of self-care that often goes overlooked when we consider our goals and… Continue Reading →

Chronic Stress and the Love of a Good Dog

by Tom Ersin

Fido Dog Years ago, our family moved back to Michigan from North Hollywood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. My wife, Norma, was in our Dodge Omni with the two kids. I was leading the way in a giant U-Haul… Continue Reading →

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