Diabetes-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Summer Party Foods

This summer, you can make most any meal diabetes-friendly — fast. It may be as easy as portion control, or as simple as getting more whole grains. Here’s how you can help keep blood sugar stable and enjoy yourself, too.   Summer’s all about parties. This year, you can make most any meal diabetes-friendly – fast. It[…]

Yoga Poses That Improve Core Strength

This sequence is made up of poses that will improve your core strength. While doing yoga is not the best way to get a six-pack, you can expect to significantly strengthen your abdominal muscles.   Strengthening your core can also help relieve back pain and improve your posture (nothing makes your belly look bigger than slouching!). Many of[…]

The Benefits of Laughter

Celebrate Humor Month. You’ve heard the saying “laughter is the best medicine.” While utilized as a common phrase, there are actually many health benefits from improved mental wellbeing to increased productivity and stress relief. Encourage your employees to try these tips and tricks this month to celebrate National Humor Month.   Science of Laughter. So let’s[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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,[…]