6 Characteristics to Look for When Choosing a Power of Attorney

  One of the most important health care decisions you will make is choosing your power of attorney. Depending on where you live, a power of attorney also may be called a health care proxy, patient advocate, or health care representative. Regardless of the name, a power of attorney is someone you choose to make health and medical decisions for you[…]

3 Surprising Health Risks of Working From Home

Key Takeaways More people are working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While avoiding the office and staying socially distant is crucial to stopping the spread of the virus, working from home can bring about other health concerns. A recent study found that 41.2% of at-home workers report low back pain and 23.5% experience neck[…]

How to Vote Safely During COVID-19

The countdown is on to the 2020 Presidential election—debatably one of the most important elections in our lifetime. Normally, the poll sites are packed with people lining up outside voting centers every November. But as COVID-19 has proven, this year is anything but normal, and certain measures must be taken to ensure the highly contagious virus[…]

You Asked: Is It Good or Bad to Take a Nap?

You’re right to be confused. Even as a recent study linked napping to higher mortality, companies and colleges across the U.S. are installing nap rooms to boost productivity. Truly, it would be a dream to get some napping consensus.   But whether or not napping is right for you depends. “First of all, it’s important to ask yourself[…]

How to Be Flexible in the Workplace

Responding to Change Quickly and Positively When you’re flexible, you’re versatile, resilient and responsive to change. Rapid technological advances, along with fast-paced changes in global markets and the political landscape, mean that today’s workplaces are often unpredictable.   Your organization has probably undergone major change of one kind or another recently – most have. Perhaps,[…]

The Surprisingly Easy Move That Can Make You Happier and Boost Your Energy Instantly

A simple trick for feeling better and getting more done.   You’ve heard that sitting too much just might kill you, mainly because the lack of movement translates into an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. To add insult to injury, it turns out that spending your day hunched over a computer[…]