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Taking a Breath to Breathe Easily: A Harmless Way to End Smoking

Lewis Fein - in Smoking Cessation

The straightest passage is not always the simplest path to wellness. Nowhere is that assertion more obvious, and obviously more difficult than most imagine, regarding the attempt to quit cigarette smoking. It is an addiction as expensive in dollars as it is…

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Tobacco: Addiction and Embarrassment

Smoking is a very ‘personal habit’ Working with employees and their spouses in an employer-sponsored tobacco cessation program is an eye-opener for even the most experienced wellness coach. The most reoccurring theme is the embarrassment expressed by participants…

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In and Of the City: Defeating Addiction without Retreating from Life

Manny Rodriguez - in Worksite Wellness

Addiction is not only a personal danger, with ruinous results for friends and families alike, as they endure an individual's descent into emotional and physical destruction; it is also a threat to corporate wellness and office morale, where one employe

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Addiction & Corporate Wellness – Addressing a Matter of Absolute Urgency for Employers and Employees

Johnny Tabaie - in News & Insights

The theme of corporate wellness is both a practical necessity and a metaphor for executive leadership. This issue, which I addressed in a previous column concerning

Addiction can effect employees in all organizations across the globe.

Addiction and the Workforce

Johnny Tabaie - in Focused

In the midst of the Great Recession, and the impact it has had across a multitude of professions, there is a corresponding phenomenon - a tragic but undeniable fact - that continues to strike our most able and ambitious professionals: Addiction. The excessive…

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Five Crucial Steps to Successful, Profitable Workplace Wellness

Greg Justice, MA - in Worksite Wellness

It all starts with you. Human nature is to follow by example. Any program your company introduces is only as effective as the endorsement, value, and action that top level management places in it

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Addiction and the Workplace: Improving Employees’ Access to Treatment

Phillip Greer - in Others

Substance abuse has a profoundly negative effect on the workplace in terms of decreased productivity

Stress can have a huge impact on mood and ability to function.

Mindfulness Stress Management: Get Off Autopilot and Kick the Past Out of the Present

Jacquelyn Ferguson, M.S. - in Worksite Wellness

Doesn’t it bug you when you habitually react defensively to your critical boss, a dominating parent or whomever? You swear you won’t let her get under your skin then, bam! It happens again.

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