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 »

Happiness Is a Choice

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It may seem like a cliche to say that happiness is, indeed, a choice, but this comes from more than just a few self-help gurus. Did you know, there is scientific proof that it’s true. Some experts claim that we can control up to 40 percent of our own happiness. Knowing this, you may be… 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 »

The Little Things in Life Matter – Find Your Purpose

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What are your core values? In other words, what do you stand for and why? Any company worth working for has a clear answer to this question — and you should as well. Do it both for your personal and professional self. Who are you and what do you stand for? What words or phrases… Read more »

The Importance of the Warm-Up and Cool-Down With Your Workout

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If you exercise regularly, you know a quality workout consists not only of the exercise itself, but also the warmup and cool down for it to be the most effective. Yet too often we skip these steps because we just want to finish the workout. However, the warmup and cool down will make your workout… Read more »

How Can You Speed Up Recovery After Exercise?

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When you exercise, how do you feel after you’ve finished? How long does it take before that feeling of exhaustion and fatigue goes away? If you stick mostly to rest and some water, there are other steps you can take as well to help you speed up your recovery. Stretch. When you exercise, how do you… Read more »

Words Matter! Take Action.

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As we know, words have a lot of power. If you want to communicate well with others, you must be able to speak and express yourself clearly. And when it comes to a resume, carefully chosen words can make the difference between getting the interview or getting passed over. Go beyond typical “action” verbs. When… Read more »

The Truth About Employee Retention

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You may well have heard the statement that today’s millennial employees jump from job to job, staying only a year or two before moving onto greener pastures. First, research from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics belies that myth, pointing out that while in 1983 the average employee stayed at the same company for 3.5… Read more »

Why a Regular Bedtime Is Critical to Living Healthy and Happy!

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Ask any kid which rule they like least, and bedtime will probably crop up. Yet anyone who has regular interaction with children knows the importance of regular bedtime and getting enough sleep–particularly those sleep-deprived kids who act grumpy and look exhausted all day. As adults, we figure we don’t have to adhere to a bedtime… Read more »

Be Creative and Liven Up Healthy Eating!

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If you’ve rotated the same six meals weekly for the past few months and want to find something new, consider looking on Pinterest. If you don’t have an account, it’s worth creating one just for recipes alone — the choices are literally right at your fingertips. Start broadly, then narrow your search. Let’s say you… Read more »