Ways Your Body Benefits from Lemon Water

Lemon water is all the rage these days.  Many restaurants serve it routinely, and some people start their day with lemon water instead of coffee or tea. There’s no doubt lemons are delicious, but does adding them to water make you healthier?   Much of the evidence supporting lemon water’s health benefits is anecdotal. Little scientific research has been[…]

The Health Benefits of Walking as Exercise

Walking is the most popular form of aerobic physical activity in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control. In any given week, about 6 in 10 adults reported walking for at least 10 minutes. But walking for exercise requires more than a 10-minute-per-week commitment. Only about 53% of Americans meet the physical activity guidelines set by health[…]

Assertive Communication Is Healthy, Not ‘Bossy’ — Here’s Why

Assertive communication involves clear, honest statements about your beliefs, needs, and emotions. Think of it as a healthy midpoint between passive communication and aggressive communication.  When you communicate assertively, you share your opinions without judging others for theirs.  You advocate for yourself when necessary, and you do it with politeness and consideration because assertiveness involves[…]

How to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace

Avoiding Conflict and Creating Opportunity Respect and acceptance are vital for a successful multi-generational team.   Terry is 22 years old, and an enthusiastic new starter at your organization.   This is the career that he’s wanted since high school and, now that he’s got his degree and joined your team, he’s impatient to impress[…]

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables May Reduce Stress

Key Takeaways   Researchers suggest there’s a link between diet and mental wellbeing. Lowering stress is crucial for reducing the risk for chronic conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. When trying to include more produce in your diet, think baby steps rather than overhaul.   People who ate at least 16 ounces of fruits[…]