How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

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The holidays bring family, friends, togetherness…and lots of food, much of it laden with sugar and fat. So how can you manage to enjoy yourself without needing Santa-sized pants by New Year’s? If you know you’ve got a holiday party coming up with lots of goodies, decide ahead of time what you’re going to eat… Read more »

Yes, You Really Can Make a Difference!

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It’s the end of the year, and that brings with it more ideas of caring for others, helping one’s fellow man. Why not spend a little less time networking for yourself and a little more time doing for others? Here are some ideas to help you do just that. Find purpose in your serving. When… Read more »

Help Employees Find Their Personal Work-Life Balance

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It used to be that employees could work a typical 9-to-5 shift and leave work at work. Nowadays, however, with the combination of higher global demands and technology, many employees work more than the standard 40-hour workweek. In addition, cell phones and email have made it so employers expect them to be on-call after hours…. Read more »

Healthy Snacks to Fuel Your Day

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Think about your average workday for a minute. When does your energy sag? For some of us, it’s midmorning or afternoon, when the previous meal has worn off and the next one seems far away. You may find yourself distracted, irritable, tired or just plain hungry. To stave off those feelings, add a little healthy… Read more »

Create Change!

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When we think about our goals, we often go for the gusto, creating lofty, soaring goals that will ultimately change our lives for the better. We start after that goal…and then realize it’s too vast to even attempt. Thus, starts a spiral of feeling inadequate for not reaching one’s goals or simply feeling overwhelmed. Yet… Read more »

The Running Craze: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon

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Want to reduce your stress? Lace up your sneakers and hit the road. And that’s just one of the multiple benefits running can provide. One of the simplest forms of exercise, it can have positive effects on both mind and body. Mental benefits. Running helps release serotonin in your brain, a chemical that helps to… Read more »

6 Qualities of Top Healthcare Talent

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  When looking for healthcare workers, you want the best. But what does “the best” mean when in your particular field? Look for those with these six stand-out qualities. Grace under pressure. Anyone working in healthcare will deal with sensitive topics that can also be life-altering. You’ll deal with patients on the entire spectrum, including… Read more »

The Calm After the Holidays: Volunteering

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The holidays tend to bring out volunteers in droves, providing others with a decent meal and warm clothes during a time when excess intertwines with the concept of gratitude for what we already have. And while helping out during November and December does so much for so many, you may want to continue your volunteer… Read more »

Energize Your Job Search for the New Year

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Ever hear the saying, “The early bird gets the worm.”? Well, that certainly applies to job searches. What may start out as an enthusiastic search for that next position may become sluggish as time goes by without landing a job…. Or you get a job and quickly realize it just isn’t the right fit at… Read more »

Could Cross-Generational Mentoring Benefit Your Employees?

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The 2015 movie The Intern with Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway is about a 70-year-old widower who, after retirement, decides to get back into business by taking an internship at an online fashion company. Along the way we see some of the typical stereotypes of him bringing his briefcase to work complete with fountain… Read more »