Wellness at Work

The #1 mistake most employees make

Hoping to score a big promotion this year? The smartest thing you can do is to turn off your smartphone late at night. It seems like the opposite would be true — be available 24/7 and your boss will love…

Wellness at Work

Three ways to create a healthier office space

Americans spend an average of 8.8 hours at work every weekday. And most don’t do anything to make their time at the office any easier on their bodies. But creating a better work environment is simpler than you think (and no, it…

Wellness at Work

The easy secret to healthy snacking at the office

Time: 4 p.m. Location: Your desk Stomach: Growling When afternoon hunger hits at work, and it always does, it can be tough to resist the siren call of the vending machine and all of the cookies, chips and candy bars…

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5 ways to de-stress at work

Unless you happen to work as a professional meditator, you probably get a little stressed out at work. Deadlines, non-stop meetings and angry bosses can get anyone’s anxiety going. Thankfully, there are some quick and easy ways to feel more…

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Create a brown-bag-it habit

As most people know, eating out on a regular basis can hurt your wallet (it will cost you nearly $2,000 a year) and your waistline. That’s because even the most nutritious-savvy person probably doesn’t know the full story about how…

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Did you hear the one about laughter being good for your health?

Yes, it’s true.  Laughter may not necessarily be the best medicine, but some hearty guffaws can do a lot more to keep you healthy than you might think. There’s even a field of study, called gelotology (“gelos” is Greek for…

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Don’t just sit there. Yoga while you work!

What’s a four-letter word for something you can do every day to improve your flexibility and strength, release muscle stiffness, help you relax and make you more alert? Yoga. This ancient practice has many different styles, but there are only…

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Are you ready for the 2013 flu season?

As a life-long Michigander, this time of year promises many seasonal changes that I’ve grown accustomed to:  turning foliage, earlier sunsets, cooling temperatures and, unfortunately, the flu. Truth be told, I’ve never gotten a flu shot. Never. Like many, I…

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How to cut down on coffee in the office

Do you start your mornings (and your workday) with a cup or two of coffee? Join the crowd. About 83% of U.S. adults drink coffee, which makes us the world’s No. 1 consumer of this popular beverage.  Some 60% of…

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