Is Your Partner Optimistic? Why That Impacts Your Health as You Age

  Researchers say being in a romantic relationship with an optimist may help you avoid cognitive decline as you age. Optimistic people tend to exhibit healthier behaviors that are linked to good cognitive function. An optimistic partner might set a good example for their spouse to follow. Optimism is a quality that can be learned.[…]

Benefits and Challenges of Working From Home

Increasingly, home is being seen as the most productive place to work. A 2019 survey of 1,004 full-time employees across the U.S., including 505 remote workers, found that employees who worked from home worked an average of 16.8 more days every year than those in an office.   The benefits of home working include:   Not suffering the distractions of office life,[…]

8 Easy Workouts for Beginners

If you’re an exercise newbie and you hate to work out, you’ll love this article. Why? Because we’re going to tell you to skip those sweaty, hard exercise sessions. In fact, easy workouts for beginners at home or outdoors are better choices when you’re just starting out.   Easy, beginning-level exercise is essential for good health and weight[…]

Watch your back: The right way to lift objects

From boxes of paper near the printer to large packages in the mailroom, office settings contain a number of objects – some quite heavy – that require manual lifting. Are you following safe lifting practices?   It’s important to know how to lift the right way. According to the 2017 edition of Injury Facts, a National[…]