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Employers HAVE to Change Mindset on Mental Health

Stress levels at work on the rise. It may be that people are more comfortable discussing stress today than in previous years, it may be that there are increasing stressors at work today compared with yesterday, or it may be that stress mitigation techniques are waning. Whatever the cause, stress at work is a BIG…

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How is Wellness Different?

When you go to the doctor today, there are 2 goals today. “Prevention” of developing disease. You are feeling fine, but due to your age, you doctor recommends preventative care. This typically involves screening exams and attempts for early detection of development of disease. Diagnosis of episodic problems. You have an ache, pain, or complaint…

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Work Weighs on our Hearts

We spend A LOT of Time at Work The average American spends 100,000 hours of their lives at work. To put it in perspective, you have 157,600 hours of live before the age of 18 years old. From 18-65 year old, you have 411,720 hours of life. You sleep for 1/3 of your life, so…

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Weight Loss Starts at Work

Fat Shaming at Work The whole world has gone mad! I was recently discussing the issue of health and wellness with a business owner. He told me that his company was doing great with their health and wellness programs. It occurred to me, knowing this individual, that he was significantly overweight. I thought to myself,…

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