Thirty years ago we really didn’t have to worry all that much about exercise. Yes, we knew it was important but for most of us, maintaining a healthy weight was, well, a piece of cake. Pun aside it was so much easier to live a healthier lifestyle both at home and at work. Today, however, it’s a completely different story. Not only are our lifestyles impacting us outside of office hours but our desks and cubicles have now become key culprits to poor health. Here’s why.
A short while ago I was asked to present for one of our communities largest non-profit on the topic of health and creating a life of wellness. Prior to the talk, I questioned why the office wanted to bring in a presenter on such a topic and what they wanted to get out of the experience. The conversation that followed gave me warm fuzzies. Yes, just as a computer nerd gets excited discussing gigabytes, a heat sink, kilobytes, megahertz, and ports; I get very excited ranting about goal-setting, body-fat, striations, and protein to carbohydrate ratios.
Staying Guilt-Free Just as we are getting over the candy corns, and mini Milky Ways, it’s time to start thinking about turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. And then there is December’s fanfare! Let’s face it, food and the holidays go
‘Tis the season for open-enrollment which means many companies are rethinking health benefits and considering implementing or tweaking their existing wellness program. There are traditional reasons for worksite wellness initiatives such as reduced injuries and absenteeism, improved productivity, lower insurance
Many employers are struggling with the concept of workplace wellness for a number of reasons. At the outset, some employers simply do not feel that they have any responsibility for the health of their employees. They feel that this is
Women have come a long way in the last century, and are continuing to make strides in terms of equality and achievement. Women’s health has also become a national focus, with funding, promotion, and observances that focus specifically on increasing
We are pleased to feature a research paper by our very own wellness coordinator Rachel Jean – Please enjoy and feel free to share your experiences in the comments! Prenatal Yoga and Its Effects on Maternal and Child Health and
We’ve been told to eat our fruits and vegetables from a young age, and rightfully so; our eating habits can have major effects on our health, both positively or negatively. Nutrition is so important for us, but why is making