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Want to Be More Mindful? Spend Time Outside

by Jessica Malen

Slowing down can be challenging when you are moving full-speed ahead five days a week. We’re constantly bombarded with emails, phone calls, text messages and meetings – the list goes on. Consciously taking a moment to center yourself and be… Continue Reading →

Your 2018 Guide to the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

by Jessica Malen

The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, updated every year since 2004, ranks the pesticide contamination of popular fruits and vegetables. The guide is based on results from more than 35,200 samples of produce tested by the FDA. Every… Continue Reading →

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

How Can I Better Manage My Time in 2018?

by Kim Bielenda

In today’s world, we are busier than ever. Life is nonstop, on-the-go and many people feel overwhelmed. We struggle with work-life balance, the cumulative stress of multitasking, and a countless number of responsibilities. Then we sacrifice what’s most important –… Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Staying Active During Winter

by Jessica Malen

Just because the temperature is colder doesn’t mean you need to take a break from physical activity. In fact, exercising during the winter can make you feel awake and invigorated. Whether you bundle up and venture outdoors or hit the… Continue Reading →

How to Be More Thankful This Month and Always

by Jessica Malen

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” – Cicero Has anyone ever asked you what it is you are truly grateful for? Did you know that simple question can change your… Continue Reading →

Cranberries: The Hidden Superfood in Your Holiday Meal

by Beth Czischke

Did you know? Cranberries are a rich source of fiber and contain several vitamins and minerals. This holiday season, there’s no need to serve that gelatinous, store-bought, canned stuff when cranberry sauce can easily be made from scratch in about… Continue Reading →

How to Build Your Emotional Intelligence

by Beth Czischke

To summarize our last two posts, emotional intelligence, or EQ, is the awareness of one’s own and other people’s emotions, as well as the ability to manage them. EQ involves being able to understand and label emotions accurately, and use… Continue Reading →

A New Way to Think About Wellbeing Engagement

by Chris Sullivan

Traditionally, wellness programs have focused on certain key elements of health, such as nutrition and physical activity. Simply getting people to participate has been a primary goal. More recently, there has been a significant shift to focus more on the… Continue Reading →

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 →

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