Create Effective Employee Volunteer Programs

Do you have employee volunteer programs as part of your benefits package? A lot of companies do this nowadays.   Every company I worked for actually gave us 2-volunteer days a year. Want to know how many times I did this throughout my 12-year career? Zero. Goose egg. Nada. None. Isn’t that so sad? It’s wasn't because I was heartless or had a lack of interest. Quite...

Corporate Wellness Strategies

Corporate Wellness Support Your Employees Need What’s the most effective recipe for a healthy workplace? It's a combination of individual responsibility plus corporate support that creates a healthy environment. It’s certainly true that improving or maintaining ones’ health is the responsibility of each individual. Their choices, habits, and behaviors will determine the quality of their wellness, vitality, and ability to avoid disease and illness. However,...

10 Healthy Snacks for the Workplace

It’s the 3pm munchies and there are no healthy snacks around. What do you do? Go for the vending machine for chips and soda? Hunger or Thirst? Before you lunge for the sweet and salty snacks that will leave you undernourished and with an energy crash at your desk 30 minutes later, go for a cup of hot tea or a...

Doctor Visits: 6 Things To Consider

In our modern age of information at our finger tips, it’s easier than ever before to gain knowledge about maintaining our health BEFORE we even step foot in the doctor’s office. In fact, it could be said that the old fashioned visit to the Doctor has evolved from a powerless, one-way dialogue, into an informed collaboration between both patient and...

How to Effectively Communicate with Your Manager

How to Effectively Communicate with Your Manager A significant cause of workplace stress is dealing with your manager. Much like personal relationships in the other areas of our lives, creating a comfortable working relationship based on honesty and respect is ideal. Although this is not always 100% attainable due to personality differences and other issues, it’s important to skill set to learn.   Let's do...

5 Tips To Reduce Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is at an all time high! Do you feel like you are being pulled in a million different directions at work? Do you ever wish it was Friday when it is only 11 am on a Monday? Do you want to hide under your desk when your boss comes by so you don't have to add another project to your...