Physical Activity Bingo
Fitness, Motivation, Work

Making Fitness Fun for Employees

It’s no secret that sitting for prolonged periods is bad for your waistline. However, you may not be aware of just how bad it can be for your overall health. Research from Northwestern University found that people who spend more time sitting are more likely to become disabled when compared with people with similar health and exercise habits who sit…

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Forest in Winter
Health, Lifestyle, Motivation

Curing Cabin Fever

Do you have the winter blues or a bad case of cabin fever? If so, you’re probably not alone. Here in the Midwest, winter can seem to drag on and on with limited sunlight, chilly temps and snowy/icy trips to and from work. This combination can take its toll on our overall attitude and emotional well-being. While it seems easiest…

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Balancing Work and Play

I once had a college professor tell our class, “The nice thing about the truth is that you don’t have to remember it.” Be honest – how often do you find yourself making an elaborate excuse to get out of plans with a friend or a personal obligation? Many times, after a long day at work, following through with plans…

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Lifestyle, Motivation

Strategies to Keep Your Cool

As summer approaches and the weather heats up it’s important to remember to keep cool…in the workplace, that is. This week I’m excited to share an article from Angela Fischer, Director of Human Resource Services for MRA, The Management Association, Inc. Strategies to Keep Your Cool by Angela Fischer Angry Birds, the most downloaded game of all time, surfaced a…

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Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Work

Tips for a Successful Weight-Loss Program

Are you thinking about starting a weight-loss program at your workplace? Or, perhaps you just wrapped up a weight-loss challenge and you’re wondering what to do next. Before you take the next step, check out these tips for running a successful weight-loss program at work: Designate a wellness/weight-management champion. This does not necessarily have to be someone in HR and…

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Vision Boards
Lifestyle, Motivation

A Vision of Wellness for 2013

Workplace wellness activities don’t have to be limited to “Eat less. Move more. Repeat.” In fact, one way to help employees realize why they should want to make healthier choices in the first place is to have them create a vision board. A vision board represents what you want to achieve or who you want to be, typically using photos,…

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