Month: December 2019

How to Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions into Healthy Habits

New Year’s Resolutions The whole month of December is a great time to self-reflect and many people start to think of how they cane their best selves in the new year. Typically, December 31st is when most people write their New Year’s resolutions and their plan to achieve those resolutions. While this is a great …

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5 Ways to Transform Your Workplace Culture

The Importance of a Positive Workplace Culture Research conducted over the past few years has further supported the importance of a positive workplace culture. According to Glassdoor’s 2019 Mission and Culture Survey, 77% of respondents said they would look into the workplace’s culture before they would even consider applying for a job. When it comes …

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The Benefits of Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness Explained Psychologist Scott Bishop describes mindfulness as “nonelaborative, nonjudgmental, present-centered awareness in which each thought, feeling, sensation that arises … is acknowledged and accepted as it is.” Broken down, mindfulness changes the way we relate and react to the events and experiences in our everyday lives. It means no longer accepting your default mode as …

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Top Employee Benefits Trends for 2020

2019 Employee Benefits Review The 2019 Employee Benefits Survey, administered by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), reveled which offerings were increased the most this past year. Findings show that both healthcare and wellness related benefits were increased by 20%, closely followed by leave (15%), employee programs and services (15%), career development (14%), and flexible …

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How to Manage Your Stress Levels this Holiday Season

Holiday Stress The holiday season is a joyous time of year that many people look forward to all year. Holiday traditions, holiday treats, time spent with family and friends, and winter vacations are just a few of the highlights. However, the same holiday favorites can also cause a significant amount of stress. In a 2018 study …

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Keeping Employees Engaged and Productive During the Holidays

Holiday Distractions Global data company, Peakon, has been tracking what they call the Great “Christmas Click-Off” for the past three years. This is a report that tracks employee productivity over the holiday season. Based on the responses of more than 15,000 employees across the US, UK, Nordics and Germany, 2018 saw reduced productivity for the …

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How to Keep Your Microbiome Healthy

What is a Microbiome? A microbiome consists of trillions of microorganisms, or microbiota. There are thousands of different specifies of microbiota, including bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Every human being has a completely unique microbiome determined by their DNA. Despite the differences in each microbiome, it is a supporting organ for each person because of …

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