Work-Life Balance vs. Work-Life Integration

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 @ 10:11 AM

They say you can’t have it all – so if you have a full-time career it’s likely that your personal life suffers as a result. The stress you feel in the fall (dealing with the end of summer and anticipating or dreading the holidays) can complicate matters even more. The only way to meet these challenges is by trying to develop a different mindset so you can achieve the right balance between your professional and personal lives.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

How to Curb Your Holiday Cravings

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 @ 10:11 AM

The holiday season is about to begin - time for indulging in food that you may not normally eat. Whether you're anticipating the receipt of gift baskets at the office, or being tempted by all the holiday goodies in the supermarket, your mind is constantly being coerced into wanting sweets and treats. Don't give in to the cravings!

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Are Fall's Shorter Days Bringing You Down? Here are Ways to Cope

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

November brings shorter, chillier days and less sunlight, and that’s a major adjustment for most people. We end up spending more time indoors and having lower energy levels, which makes it easier to forget about our fitness routines. To make things worse, the seasonal change can cause many of us to suffer from bouts of depression.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Want to Live a Long Time? Then You'd Better Get Moving!

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Nov 6, 2017 @ 09:11 AM

The phrase: “If I’m lying, I’m dying” should be changed to: “If I’m sitting, I’m dying” – even though it doesn’t rhyme. If you haven’t heard by now, sitting for long periods of time increases the chance that you’ll die early, regardless of your race, gender, age, body mass index (BMI), or even if you exercise on a regular basis. The longer you sit, the higher your risk becomes of dying sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Voices Carry: How Noisy is YOUR Office?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Oct 25, 2017 @ 10:10 AM

There are places where you expect things to be noisy, such as a rock concert, and places where you expect it to be quiet, like an office. And while nobody likes being “shushed,” there are few things more annoying than trying to work when someone else is talking in the background.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Married, With Children? How to Steal Time for a Fitness Routine

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 @ 11:10 AM

You would like to stay fit, but between dealing with your job and family you just can’t seem to find the time – let alone the motivation – to exercise.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Headaches vs. Migraines - What's the Difference?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Oct 4, 2017 @ 10:10 AM

If you are prone to migraines, then you probably suffer from them at least once or twice a month – and you know full well that they are not just “bad headaches.” People who suffer from “chronic migraines” have painful attacks at least fifteen days out of a month. Consequently, having a normal life can prove to be quite challenging.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

How to Boost Employee Interest in a Wellness Program

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Sep 25, 2017 @ 09:09 AM

The goal of most companies is to have happy, healthy, motivated employees. Accordingly, many businesses invest in a corporate wellness program to support their workforce. But what happens when the majority of employees refuse to participate?

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

How a Pet-Friendly Office Can Improve Employee Engagement

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 @ 11:09 AM

Are you wondering about ways to improve employee engagement at your company? A way to increase productivity and reduce absenteeism? Perhaps you need to let your office go to the dogs …

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Got the Post-Vacation Blues? Here are Ways to Manage the Stress

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Sep 19, 2017 @ 09:09 AM

You return home from vacation feeling relaxed and sporting a killer tan, but as soon as you see the mountain of mail waiting for you and open your crowded inbox, anxiety threatens to overwhelm you.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness