Month: August 2019

The Truth Behind Open Work Environments

Open Work Environments Having an open work environment is becoming more and more popular each year. Open floor plans are believed to increase productivity and creativity as they allow improved teamwork and collaboration opportunities. In addition, open work environments, with only a few or no individual offices, are much more affordable for business owners who …

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5 Workplace Strategies to Help Prevent Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a chronic disease is a condition that lasts one year or more and requires ongoing medical attention or limits activities of daily living or both. The CDC reports that 90% of the nation’s annual 3.3 trillion in healthcare expenditures is spent on people with …

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How To Keep Your Remote Workforce Engaged

The State of the Remote Workforce Working remotely, or telecommuting, is not a trend that will soon pass, it is here to stay. The number of remote working professionals increases each and every year. In 2018, the International Workplace Group (IWG), found that 70% of professionals work remotely at least one day a week and 53% work …

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The Positive Effect Exercise Has On Your Mental Health

The Many Benefits of Exercise Often times, the main focus of exercising is how it makes a person look. Media platforms are saturated with information about which workouts will make you loose weight the fastest or which workouts are best for targeting certain parts of the body. However, the true focus should be on how …

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What Are “Unsick Days” and How Do They Benefit Your Organization?

What Are “Unsick” Days? We recently came across an article from The Benefits Guide that discussed “unsick” days, and we were intrigued. The author, Suzanne Lucas, explains that employees use traditional sick days once they are already sick. This is crucial, as they need time to recover and it helps avoid getting everyone else sick. …

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Maintaining a Positive Relationship With Food When Making a Lifestyle Change

Healthy Lifestyle Changes When it comes to making a healthy lifestyle change, one of the most common changes people want to commit to, is maintaining a healthy weight. However, once the decision has been made to work toward a healthier lifestyle, it is important to know that it is not only your actions that you …

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