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3 Health and Wellness Trends You Need to Watch in 2017

Alexis Levine - in Others

Thanks to rapid improvements in technology the health and wellness industry is constantly evolving. Over the past few years, through the use of wellness portals and the accompanying technology, it has become much easier to accurately monitor one's health,…

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Corporate Wellness Magazine – The Best Way to Be Seen, Read and Talked About

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

You know that our annual congress pulls in over 2,000 attendees every year and this year we’re already getting to standing room only capacity. And you…

Generation Z

Generation Z – The ‘Just Google-it’ Generation

Kim Bassett - in Others

Imagine growing up in a world where Google has always existed. Where Facebook is as much of a staple as Nickelodeon or the Johnny Carson Show. A world…

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What Did You do This Morning in the Shower?

By Paula Siros - in Others

I was mid-lather in the shower when it hit me, the realization that I had no idea what I was putting on my body. I just knew it couldn’t be real strawberries and rainbows. It was chemicals. And I had been putting them on me every single day for 40-plus years.…

3 Minutes at Gate 9

3 Minutes at Gate 9

By Paula Sirois - in Others

Oprah Winfrey once said, “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” A life without friends isn’t really a fulfilling life. But friendships take work. We all…

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Do you Scream at Gas Pumps Too?

By Paula Siros - in Others

I’m on the phone, pumping gas the other day. I had just spent thirty minutes in the school drop off line, simultaneously yelling at my kids to put their shoes on, brush their hair, stop fighting and find their backpacks. I was doing all of this while checking…

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How a One Dollar Brush Changed Everything

By Paula Siros - in Others

On a whim, I bought a $1 collapsible brush-mirror for my kids the other day. My son—who proudly has not brushed his hair in nearly eight years—picked up the brush and instantly transformed into a hairstylist extraordinaire. As of yesterday, he has styled…

We Are Awesome

Hello, We’re Awesome

By Paula Sirois - in Others

When my daughter was smaller she and her friends started a band called “Hello, We’re Awesome”. I helped her design some fliers for their first performance, complete with star borders and stage names: Milk Chocolate, Mandarin Oranges, Laughing Twizzle…

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Paying Employees to Sleep at Work May Be Good for Business

Robin Bouvier - in Others

“Worksite wellness” is once again under fire. A Health Affairs blog in January 2017, entitled “Building A Culture Of Workplace Health: More Complicated Than Offering Workers Money To Be Healthy,” has suggested that “workplace health promotion programs,…

Getting To The Heart Of Employee Health

Getting To The “Heart” Of Employee Health

Ed Harrold - in Others

Most of us learned in school that the heart is constantly responding to “orders” sent by the brain in the form of neural signals. However, less commonly known is that the heart sends far more signals to the brain than the brain sends to the heart! Moreover,…

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A Day in the Life of A Wellness Director

Jenny Dodson - in Others

Recently, I sat down with Robin Parsons who was the Director of Wellness for Fulton County, GA, which includes most of Atlanta. She shared the amazing story of her journey to become a wellness director, the career that she loves. Robin was always a health…

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Amy Bair - in Others

Besides Valentine’s Day, February is also the month of a very important movement: American Heart Month. This drive toward raising awareness of heart disease is critical. Currently, 25 percent of deaths in the U.S. are attributed to heart disease making it…