Wellness at Work

The Benefits of Taking a Mental Health Day

The fatigue has set in—it’s Wednesday and you’re mentally and physically exhausted. Email notifications keep flashing on your desktop screen, your phone is ringing and you barely have the energy to pick it up. You may need a mental health…

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Diabetes and the Desk Job: How to Beat the Odds

If you’re reading this while at work, chances are you’re sitting down. Eighty percent of jobs are either completely sedentary or involve a very light amount of activity (no, typing does not count). And unfortunately, all that sitting between nine…

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The Latest Trend for Keeping Employees Happy and Healthy

Meet the fuel bar. It’s the newest way to treat employees well and is a relatively simple concept: Keep the office kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and beverages your employees can help themselves to whenever they want. While it’s obvious…

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The Importance of Mental Health Programs in the Workplace

The phrase “workplace wellness” usually implies a program in place at an office to improve the physical health of employees: helping them lose weight, stop smoking, improve cholesterol and blood pressure levels and exercise more. But while all of those…

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5 Cheaper, Smaller Alternatives to Treadmill Desks

Being healthy in the workplace is a challenge many office-dwellers face. We often talk about the walking meeting and walking desk, but realize that many can’t afford such an option or just don’t have the space for it. For those people,…

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What Does A Healthy Workspace Look Like?

Whether you’re in a cubicle, using a shared workspace or have your own office, there are plenty of ways to create an environment that’s comfortable, cozy and healthy all at once. By reducing clutter and creating a supportive workspace for yourself, you’re one…

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21 Days of Inspiration: How Did We Do?

Still sticking to that ambitious New Year’s resolution? Around this time of year, the New Year’s resolution graveyard starts to pile up. So if you are one of the few who stuck it out for more than 21 days and…

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5 Tips to Keep Devices From Being a Pain in the Neck at Work

Millions of Americans spend the majority of their waking hours each day at work. A recent survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that employed adults spend an average of just 18 minutes per day participating in sports,…

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Wellness Resolutions for Small Business Owners for 2015

“Best wishes for a healthy and prosperous New Year!” What a nice, hopeful sentiment we share with each other this time of year. If you’re a small business owner, you probably have plenty of ideas about what your company must…

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