Tag Archives: workplace wellness

Employee Benefits Buzz: News and Trends for 4/13/2015

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness News: HR Basics: 5 Things You Should Be Doing to Retain Your Best Employees http://www.tlnt.com/2015/04/13/hr-basics-5-things-you-should-be-doing-to-retain-your-best-employees/ HR’s Worst Enemy: It’s Not a Real Surprise Who It Actually Is http://www.tlnt.com/2015/04/13/hrs-worst-enemy-its-not-a-real-surprise-who-it-actually-is/ Hiring is Getting Harder: Time-to-Fill Average … Continue reading

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Know Your Dosha, Lower Your Stress

In the ancient Hindu system of healing called Ayurveda, stress reduction techniques are prescribed according to one’s unique combination of physiological, emotional, and spiritual traits. There are three main Ayurvedic principles, called doshas. They are: vata (air), pitta (fire), and … Continue reading

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Changing Your Relationship with Stress

Stress is often perceived as the environmental or external situations that occur around or to us. These events or circumstances often trigger stress responses such as emotional distress, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and surged adrenalin and cortisol. Overtime, … Continue reading

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Transformative Technology in the Workplace

Smartphones, tablets and mobile technology have changed the way today’s workforce engages with the world. In 2014, about 60% of total online activity in the U.S. stemmed from mobile devices, surpassing online traffic from computers for the first time. 50% … Continue reading

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Tips to Run Your Way to Injury-Free Exercise

Slow and Steady Wins the Race Give your body enough time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Follow the 10% rule by increasing your distance no more than 10 percent per week. Listen to Your Body Pay attention … Continue reading

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Reduce Injury with…Food?

Anti-inflammatory foods can help reduce stiffness, swelling, and joint pain and speed your recovery after a workout. Many also offer nutrients that help improve joint flexibility and promote muscle repair. Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that is also high … 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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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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Easy Ways to Sneak Fitness into Your Day

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week! These days, leading an active, healthy lifestyle can be a challenge when balancing both work and a personal life. However, you … Continue reading

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