Wellness at Work

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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A Look Back at the AHM Team’s 2014!

This year, the A Healthier Michigan team got to do some pretty amazing things. We took on challenges, tried new activities and did our best to find unique ways for you to stay healthy. In case you missed anything, here were…

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Trend Alert: Workplace Wellness Incentives that Actually Work

Promoting wellness at work is a wonderful idea, but it takes more than a few “Don’t forget your veggies!” posters in the cafeteria to be effective. That’s why, instead of simply encouraging employees to take the stairs instead of the…

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On Your Feet All Day? Take These Steps to Stay Well

You hear a lot about the health hazards of sitting at a desk all day long—that it can lead to obesity and a higher risk for serious diseases—but standing for work all day long can also be detrimental to your…

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6 Ways to Tame Tension Headaches Once and For All

You know that feeling like there’s a tight band wrapped around your head, squeezing and causing throbbing, pressure and pain? That’s a tension headache, and up to 80 percent of adults in the U.S. get them. They can be brief—going…

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