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Employee Wellbeing

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 →

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 →

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