Month: June 2020

A Positive Outlook for Summer 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic While the nation is making efforts to return to “normal,” this summer will be very different from past summers. Travel plans have most likely been canceled, long road trips are not recommended, concerts and festivals have been postponed, and visiting friends and family will be challenging. If you have children, their summer …

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Human Resource Tips for Reopening

Human Resources In addition to the pre-existing stress and anxiety employees have been feeling surrounding all things COVID-19, returning to the workplace is sure to cause an additional amount of stress due to all the changes that will have been made. As stated in the PwC Study, “Reboot: Employees Want Safety and Wellbeing Prioritized,” 70% of …

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Staying Active and Healthy This Summer

COVID-19 Challenges The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges and changes to our daily lives, especially when it comes to staying active. Most gyms, fitness centers, and health clubs are still closed, and the few that are open require you to wear a mask. While this is an excellent safety measure, it can make breathing …

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Encouraging Your Employees to Ask for Help

The Stress of COVID-19 The stress and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is taking its toll on employees, both mentally and physically. Living in a state of constant stress and fear leads to feelings of being overwhelmed and anxious, both of which make focusing on work tasks and staying productive nearly impossible. Typically, when we …

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Financial Wellness Programs are Needed Now More Than Ever

The Impacts of COVID-19 COVID-19 has severely impacted the economy, and nearly everyone is experiencing some sort of economic repercussion due to the pandemic. As cited by Benefits Pro, the U.S. Department of Labor is showing more unemployment claims right now than during the Great Recession or any natural disaster. According to insights from the …

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Staying Motivated While Working from Home

Working from Home In light of COVID-19 “stay at home” and “shelter in place” orders, millions of employees made the transition to remote working. While phased reopening has begun, many organizations are keeping their workforce remote for now. Looking into the future, it is a very likely possibility that organizations will continue to allow employees …

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Tips for Choosing the Safest Sunscreen this Summer

Melanoma Risks The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is an organization with a mission to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. In their recent report, they state that the number of Americans diagnosed with melanoma is rising each year, with the overall number of cases tripling since the 1970s. While the exact …

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Incorporating Social Health into Your Wellness Program

The Need for Wellness Programs Our nation struggles with numerous chronic diseases that are preventable. Since employees spend a majority of their time in the workplace, it is one of the best places to educate on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and motivate employees to achieve their wellness goals. Promoting overall health and work-life …

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