Wellness at Work

Listen up ladies! It’s time to make your health a priority!

Are you a well-woman? If not, then it’s time to take charge of your health and become one! Each May we celebrate National Women’s Health Week, and during this week women are reminded to schedule a well-woman visit with their doctor….

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Take a Nap at Work? It Could Save Your Company Lots of Money

There’s a classic Seinfeld episode where George Costanza tries to take a nap under his desk at work. While sneaking in sleep at the office is not a good idea, he’s not the only employee who is desperate for some…

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Target All Five Senses to Feel Super Creative at Work

The most inspiring office environments appeal to all five senses. (Don’t believe us? Check out this TED talk from designer Jinsop Lee.) No matter what your workspace is like, you can make a few small changes to get your creative…

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Walk at Lunch

National Walk@Lunch Day officially takes place on Wednesday, April 29. All you have to do to participate is bring your walking shoes to work and step outside on your lunch break for a brisk 30-minute walk. Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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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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