Advice on Dealing With Information Overload

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

This probably isn't the first article or social media post you’ve read today. According to a Huffington Post article, a 2015 poll showed workers report spending as many as 6.3 hours each day just checking emails. And in 2016, Facebook reported its users spent an average of 50 minutes every day on its site.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

4 Tips for Burning Calories at Work

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jan 22, 2020 @ 10:01 AM

Sitting at a desk for eight plus hours every day can wreak havoc on your health and your waistline – even if you work out on a regular basis.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Prescription Drugs: A Warning for Drivers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jan 10, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

Everybody knows that you shouldn’t drink and get behind the wheel of a car. However, not everyone realizes that prescription drugs can also impair a person’s ability to drive or operate machinery.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Personal Insurance

Using Mobile Apps With Worksite Wellness Programs

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jan 8, 2020 @ 10:01 AM

In this day and age, mobile apps are no longer something that are unique to people who have a smartphone, nor are they only for "techies" and "nerds" who understand how to use them. Mobile apps are now in the mainstream and implementing them into the workplace should be second nature for HR Departments.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

How Employers Can Put an End to Presenteeism

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jan 3, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

According to a recent article in Employee Benefit News, presenteeism – the practice of going to work despite an illness, injury or mental health condition – can have serious business consequences for a company. But how to convince employees of that?

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Tips for Sticking to Those New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Dec 27, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

Is your list of New Year’s Resolutions longer than your shopping list? If you’re like many people, you are already dreading that post-holiday slump and the long winter months ahead – fearing that by the time March rolls around, you’ll be beating yourself up over your failed resolve.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Finding Time for Fitness: 4 Ways to Make the Routine Easier

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Dec 13, 2019 @ 11:12 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

Tips for Beating Those Holiday Food Cravings

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Nov 18, 2019 @ 09:11 AM

The holiday season will soon be upon us - 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

6 Ways to Improve Jobsite Ergonomics

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 09:11 AM

A leading cause of compensation claims for contractors is overexertion from common tasks, such as lifting, stooping, kneeling and twisting, reaching overhead and working in awkward positions. All of these motions can cause chronic health issues down the road.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

How Exercising Benefits the Brain

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Oct 31, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

Ever wonder if your brain is benefiting from your daily workout routine? Recent studies show that exercise is just as good for those little gray cells as it is for the rest of your body.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness