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Employee Wellbeing

Lettuce Grow Together

by Jessica Malen

At Asset Health, wellbeing is more than a job, it’s a way of life. So this past spring and summer we started a garden at our Troy office, not only to add some beauty to our grounds, but to offer… Continue Reading →

Who Should Be Gluten-Free?

by Jessica Malen

What Does It Mean to Be Gluten-Free?      Being gluten-free means not eating the protein called gluten. Gluten acts as the glue that holds foods together and helps them maintain their shape. Gluten is found in grains, such as wheat, rye… Continue Reading →

Unique Therapies That Could Help Remedy Your Sleep Troubles

by Maya Munot

Sleep hygiene describes the actions you take throughout the day that impact your quality of sleep at night. Examples of these actions include: keeping electronics out of your bedroom, avoiding caffeine or dinner close to bedtime, and lowering the lights… Continue Reading →

Alternative Ways to Fit in Fitness at Work

by Jessica Malen

We all know exercise is important, but sometimes scheduling the time for it can be a challenge. Luckily, all you need is 15 to 30 minutes and you can fit in fitness on your lunch break or throughout your workday…. Continue Reading →

Why Having a Health Coach Is Imperative to Your Wellbeing

by Niccole LaDue

It’s probably safe to say most of us are seeking to achieve some level of self-improvement; however, research out of the University of Scranton suggests only about 8 percent of people actually accomplish their health goals. Often the goals we… Continue Reading →

Prebiotics May Help Relieve Your Nighttime Stress

by Maya Munot

A new study suggests that getting your fill of foods rich in prebiotics may help you cope with stress. Researchers from the University of Colorado discovered in their study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, that regular amounts of… Continue Reading →

Snacking During the Workday: 101

by Jessica Malen

When you’re hungry during the workday, it might be easy to grab some greasy chips or a sugar-riddled candy bar from a vending machine or convenience store. These food choices might seem like a suitable choice, but over time the… Continue Reading →

Yoga 101

by Jessica Malen

What Is Yoga? “Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Like other meditative movement practices used for health purposes, various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation,” according to… Continue Reading →

Why Sitting Is Dangerous for Our Health and What We Can Do About It

by Maya Munot

Did you know Americans sit for an average of six to eight hours a day? What’s more alarming is that studies have found prolonged sitting is linked to all sorts of complications that threaten our overall health and wellbeing, according… Continue Reading →

Be Here Now

by Jessica Malen

How to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Busiest Workdays 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… Continue Reading →

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