Monthly Archives: August 2014

Veteran Connection: 5 Back to School Tips from a Veteran Student

Connecting with fellow vets It’s impossible to put a value on the support and camaraderie that veterans provide for each other: staying connected with other men and women who have experienced similar trials and tribulations offers a unique sense of … Continue reading

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Executive Blog: 6 Ways to Reduce ‘Homing from Work’

by Erin Krehbiel, Chief Integrated Marketing Officer Handling career and family in the digital age comes with new challenges. There are prevailing notions that there is never enough time, things aren’t always done to our liking, and we have the … Continue reading

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Talking to Children About Traumatic Events in the News

Can we shelter children from trauma caused by natural disaster, war, terrorism and other difficult events? Not likely. Even favorite cartoons may be interrupted with “breaking news” and disturbing images. So, while it is helpful to monitor your child’s media exposure during times … Continue reading

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MMA Fitness

MMA or Mixed Martial Arts is a full contact combat sport that incorporates a variety of martial arts and combat sports techniques. The sport has gained a lot of recognition through the promotion and popularity of the Ultimate Fighting Championship … Continue reading

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ACI’s Walks the Talk: Navid’s Wellness Challenge (Part 1)

With two months until his wedding day, ACI’s Clinical Specialist Navid set a goal to make a lifestyle change and lose weight. Navid took to the ACI blogs to share his progress… Exercise and keeping in shape has been an … Continue reading

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Foam Rolling: How to Prep for Your Workout

Using a foam roller to massage your muscles is one of the BEST ways to warm up to prevent injury. You can find foam rollers in most fitness centers, and they look like a long, stiff cylinder about 10 inches … Continue reading

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How To Curb Late Night Cravings

Do you eat late into the night? You are not alone! Many people crave junk food before bed! Try to kick the habit with these few tips! • Eat breakfast – eat a meal that includes protein within 90 minutes … Continue reading

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ACI Specialty Benefits is a Best Place to Work!

SAN DIEGO, August 7, 2014 – ACI Specialty Benefits was recently named a winner of the San Diego Best Places to Work Awards. This 8th annual program was created by the San Diego Business Journal and Best Companies Group, and … Continue reading

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Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans experience back pain at any given time. Back pain can be attributed to various factors such as injury, bulging discs, spinal pressure, etc. Although physical therapy and chiropractic practices can act … Continue reading

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Financial Stress: a Workplace Epidemic

(Financial Stress: a Workplace Epidemic, by Dr. Ann Clark, originally featured in IFEBP’s Benefits Magazine, August 2014 issue.) Stress has been dubbed “the health epidemic of the 21st century” by the World Health Organization and is estimated to cost American … Continue reading

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