Monthly Archives: February 2015

Supporting All 4 Working Generations

With four generations now working side-by-side, engaging employees of all ages and managing generational gaps in the workplace is more important than ever. Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) can help employers address multigenerational challenges and meet various life stage needs with … Continue reading

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Awakening Self-Compassion

Research suggests that practicing self-compassion can contribute to positive outcomes in multiple dimensions of wellness including physical, emotional, and social wellness. Self-compassion can boost levels of oxytocin (a heart-protective hormone), reduce stress, and enhance interpersonal relationships. Begin to experience the … Continue reading

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Become a Cardio Master Without Even Trying!

The benefits of cardiovascular exercise range from reducing the risk of heart disease to increasing bone density and even assisting with weight loss and maintenance. Here are a few ways you could become a cardio master without even trying! Walk … Continue reading

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The Salty Six

Sodium is essential to regulate blood volume and blood pressure and control nervous and muscular function. However, too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, heart failure, weight gain, headaches, and kidney disease, among other health risks. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Why businesses can’t afford to ignore work-life perks

Work-life balance is dead. The concept that work and life are opposing forces is unraveling. And that’s a good thing for benefits. At the same time working hours are getting longer, work-life satisfaction is increasing. What’s behind these seemingly counterintuitive … Continue reading

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Love for the Health of It!

Love is patient, love is kind, love is good for you! Love and loving relationships have powerful health effects that can help you live a longer, fuller life. Cuddle up to your sweetie, friends, family, and even pets for these … Continue reading

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Fat Facts

  Fats are a small, but essential part of a heart healthy diet. The key is choosing the right kinds of fat. Here is what you should know:      LIMIT Saturated Fats Animal products: beef, cream, butter, cheese, and  whole … Continue reading

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