by Joy Lockner

A workplace wellness program supports healthy behaviors and improves health outcomes.  These programs consist of activities, such as health education and coaching, weight management programs, medical screenings, on-site fitness programs and more. Not only do they support healthy behaviors, but they are also cost-effective. Here are 5 key elements of a comprehensive workplace wellness program: […]

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by Ashlee Slyman

You are at work drowning in paperwork and deadlines. The feeling of panic is setting in, and your coworker says to you, “Just take a deep breath.” It’s a phrase that we all have heard and have rolled our eyes at. This may sound the same as telling someone on an angry rampage to simply […]

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by Jorie Cotton

Microaggressions are becoming more and more common in the workplace.  They are defined as “subtle but offensive comments or actions directed at a minority or nondominant group that is often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype.” In many cases, these hidden messages may invalidate the group identity or experiential reality of target persons; demean them […]

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Happiness at Work

by Bernard Dyme

I was recently asked to do a presentation on benefits to leaders of not-for-profit organizations. Now when most of us think of benefits, we immediately think about health insurance, 401K plans, compensation, etc.  Don’t get me wrong; these are important.  In fact these are critical and in many cases required by law, but as I […]

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