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Positive emotions will have you jumping for joy at work!

The Benefits of Positive Emotions at Work

Dr. Shelly Gable - in Worksite Wellness

Science has long documented the toll that negative emotions such as anxiety, fear and sadness have on our minds and bodies. Recent evidence, however, highlights the previously under appreciated benefits of positive emotions, emotions such as contentment, joy,…

Business people meditating on their desks

Finding the Benefits of Meditation for Resilience

Martian Boroson - in Others

Not long ago, the thought of bringing meditation into a corporate environment would have seemed ridiculous. But these days, meditation has gone mainstream. Given the high costs of stress, and the proven benefits of meditation for stress reduction, there is…

Understanding stress is crucial to avoid being like this guy,

What is Stress?

Dr. Jeffery Gero - in Focused

Stress is any strain or force on the body or mind; a power that deforms the shape of the body subjected to it. It is a dis-harmony or instability of a once-balanced state. Dr. Hans Selye, the most renowned authority and researcher on stress, defines it simply…

R. Scott Boots speaking to care providers for the The Health Cares Exchange Initiative, Inc., on how to identify stressors and live a healthy life for themselves.

Providing Care to Care Providers

R. Scott Boots - in Focused

I sat next to David’s bed in the AIDS hospice the last week of his life and told him that he was a beautiful man. “Thank you,” he said, and I closed the door and softly sang hymns he had in the choir.

A road sign saying "Next Exit Frustration" with an arrow pointing to a business woman covered in Post-It notes .

Workplace Stress Strains Organizations’ Bottom Lines

Jacquelyn Ferguson, M.S. - in Worksite Wellness

Stress is the plague of our nonstop, hyper, 21st Century lifestyle.