Mike Merucci

Mike Merucci is a former corporate communications intern at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Man writes at his desk at night

Writing One Sentence Per Day: How it Helped My Creativity

Summer intern Mike Merucci shares how writing one sentence per day helped boost his creativity and his mental health.

A woman lying in a hammock enjoying the health benefits of doing nothing

Give it a Rest: The Health Benefits of Doing Nothing 

It's a busy world. But when you take time to do nothing, you can passively check in on both your mental and physical health.

Family watching hot air balloons during a Michigan summer festival

Michigan Bucket List: Summer Festivals to Put on Your Calendar

This summer, there’s something for everybody in this lineup of Michigan summer festivals that are a must-add to your bucket list.

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