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If you don’t know me, I’m a big fan of snacking. Back when I first graduated college, I used to try to stick to three meals a day, but this always left me starving by the time dinner came around. The worst part was I never had energy for a post-workday workout!... read more

If you’re reading this right now, are you sitting? If so, for how long? According to Dr. David Agus of UCLA, sedentary sitting for five or more hours is equivalent to smoking a pack and a quarter of cigarettes. Yikes. Excessive sitting severely impacts your body... read more

Employers: We can help reduce your workers’ compensation incidents and related costs by 20% – 47%! We are proud to announce our partnership with Safety Solutions AEI Group. Contact us today to learn more about a unique program that will help reduce injuries to ... read more

Do plants matter? Yes, in fact they DO. Not only are plants pretty to look at, but emerging evidence and studies have proven that exposure to plants and views of vegetation reduces stress, anxiety, restores attentional capacity and improves overall performance on a... read more

We have a hunch you can’t. Fact: 80% of New Year’s resolutions are ditched by February. Talk about a vast majority. Fact: That same majority of Americans suffer from back pain. Let’s kill two birds with one stone here. Bad posture is a common problem that can... read more

A lot of us are over-worked, over-stressed and overwhelmed.  How can you get some quick relaxation in for a few minutes every day that is simple and free?  Answer: Breathing exercises. Rhythmic, controlled, mindful breathing techniques and exercises can be a simp... read more

Tobacco use is a highly significant detriment to the general health of smokers and chewers.  Additionally, the lingering odor from the smoke is very undesirable; your co-workers can always tell when you’ve had a work break.   Despite the clear warnings about t... read more

Alarm didn’t go off? Car didn’t start? Good news is, bad mornings happen to all of us. You try your best to compose yourself to get to work, but every detail about everything is annoying and bothering you. Luckily, there are tips and tricks to help shake off th... read more

It can be challenging to always be cautious about  spreading germs. Who has time to disinfect?  Can there be that many germs?  Well, the truth is, there are that many germs lurking around. Here are some quick tips to keeping yourself and coworkers healthy all ye... read more

Work can cause stress.  Anyone can be affected by stress regardless of age, gender, race or ethnicity. Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional factor that causes tension and strain on the mind and body. The causes of stress can be both external and internal. E... read more

Introduction As healthcare providers, many of us have experienced dry, itchy, and cracking skin due to frequent handwashing and sanitizing.  Hand eczema or irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) are common in occupations that involve repeated handwashing or repeated ex... read more