employee wellbeing

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

Supporting Mental/Behavioral Wellbeing in the Workplace

by Jessica Malen

Your brain demands deliberate, consistent care. Conditions like anxiety, depression and even dementia that tax mental wellbeing are real illnesses, as serious as chronic heart disease or an acute sprained ankle. “Mental health concerns are both common and long-lasting. About 18… Continue Reading →

Become a Productivity Pro With a Cup of Joe

by Jen Bucciarelli

When it comes to accomplishing your daily goals and tasks – at work or in your personal life — did you know you are more efficient when you take a break? It’s easy to recognize that you need to step… Continue Reading →

Four Ways to Tackle Sedentary Lifestyles

by Jen Bucciarelli

You have probably noticed that when you are on the move, your body feels better than it does when you’re stationary. For example, you’re sitting in the car on a road trip: Even though it’s only been two hours, your… Continue Reading →

Self-Monitoring for Behavioral Change and Goal Achievement

by Tom Ersin

“What gets measured gets managed.” (— Peter Drucker?) There is an old saying in management, if you want to improve something, start by measuring it, or you won’t see how to make a difference. (— Catharine Paddock, Ph.D.) Makes sense,… Continue Reading →

Absence of Critical Thinking Is Harmful to Children and Other Living Things

by Tom Ersin

Note that critical thought does not need to involve intellectual hoop-jumping or mental gymnastics that only lawyers, philosophers or Mensa members can understand. It is a simple method of processing information that includes examining biases and assumptions (within oneself and… Continue Reading →

Motivate Your Team to Get Moving at Work

by Jen Bucciarelli

Share How Integral Physical Activity Is for Optimum Brain Health Exercise can lift, tone, tighten and build your muscles, but did you know getting active each day can whip your brain into shape, too? FACT: Exercise accelerates your brainpower because… Continue Reading →

Fuse Kitchen and Craft

by Jen Bucciarelli

Home Cooking and the Health of Your Team When fast-food restaurants debuted more than a century ago, they challenged the concept of cooking and simplified the style of dining altogether. As studies have shown, however, the fastest ticket to fullness… Continue Reading →

Hobbyists are Healthier

by Jen Bucciarelli

Doing Something Your Employees Enjoy Restores Energy and Motivates Productivity There are few feelings that parallel doing something you truly enjoy or love. What is your favorite hobby? Painting, playing hockey, gardening, making it to the weeknight golf outing, waltzing… Continue Reading →

Understand Seasonal Influences to Bring Out the Best in Your Employees

by Jen Bucciarelli

Different seasons bring out different attitudes and emotions from one person to the next. It might seem impossible to tailor the season to all of your employees, especially if you have thousands of team members. (Who are we kidding; that… Continue Reading →

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