Month: August 2020

Supporting Employee Mental Health During and After COVID-19

COVID-19 and Mental Health Prior to the pandemic, many organizations had already begun placing an emphasis on mental health and had mental health programs in place. Uncertainty and change can increase stress and anxiety, both of which have a negative effect on mental health. Therefore, the efforts made to focus on the mental health of …

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Immune Boosting Snacks and Meals for Kids

Back to School The 2020-2021 school year will look a little different for everyone. Depending on your location and personal choice, your children might be back in the classroom following CDC guidelines, doing a hybrid year of some distance learning and some in class sessions, or they might be committed to an entire year of …

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Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Wellness Programs

A Changing Workplace A majority of organizations are continuing to keep their workforce remote and, moving forward, many are planning on keeping a portion of their employees working remotely. For those that will be returning to work, that process will most likely happen in stages over the course of several months. This means leaders have …

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How to Use Your Vacation Time During COVID-19

Don’t Skip Your Vacation this Year Whether it was a trip to see family, a beach meet up with your friends, or something more elaborate such a cruise or trip to Europe, we have all had to cancel or change our vacation plans this year. Considering productivity and engagement levels have increased during the pandemic, …

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How to Build a Strong and Positive Remote Work Culture

The Future of Remote Work The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a large, nation-wide shift to remote working. While this time has been filled with stress and uncertainty, many employers are noticing the positive benefits of having the option for their employees to work remotely. Employee engagement has increased in 2020 and so …

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Why You Should Start Incorporating Zinc-Rich Foods into Your Diet

The Health Benefits of Zinc As explained by Harvard Health, Zinc is an incredibly important mineral that is necessary for the enzymes in your body to carry out chemical reactions. It also plays a major role in the creation of DNA, growth of cells, building proteins, healing damaged tissue, and supporting the immune system. In …

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Considerations for Developing Protocols for COVID-19 Positive Employees

Developing Protocols for Covid-19 Positive Employees Unfortunately, COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise in the United States. This means more and more employers are having to figure out what to do when their employees contract the virus. Fisher Phillips, the employment law firm, suggests taking the following steps when an employee tests positive for COVID-19: 1. …

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Why Staying Hydrated is so Important, Especially During a Pandemic

Why it is Important to Stay Hydrated COVID-19 has introduced a variety of changes into our lives. Many of us are still working from home, extra precautions have to be taken to do simple activities like grocery shopping or exercising and seeing friends and family members for some is still challenging. Living in a state …

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