Keeping Your Employees Motivated

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The holidays bring on as much stress as they do joy for many of us, and when that’s coupled with the necessity to finish out the end of the year and meet those last few goals, your team may become distracted and run down. However, you can beat the holiday blues with a few simple… Read more »

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 »

Making Friends as an Adult

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When you were a kid or even in college, it may have seemed you had a friend network at your fingertips. But once you moved into the “real world,” that sort of network may have dried up. As an adult, many of us find it difficult to make friends because of time or opportunity. Yet… Read more »

Is It Time to Spring Clean Your Résumé?

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As you prepare to look for your next job, you may want to consider updating your résumé to make sure you have added your most recent accomplishments, streamline formatting and added any keywords … and always, always proofread once more! Weed out what’s not needed. This covers a few aspects of the résumé. For example,… Read more »

What Is Your Next Level Up?

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For those of us who play video games, we know that “leveling up” means earning more prizes, getting better weapons, improved abilities to fight against the enemy and complete whatever quest the game lays out. How can we do that in real life and what benefits will it have? Consider your definition of personal success…. Read more »

Are You Always in a Hurry? Slow Down Now!

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The alarm goes off. Once you’ve had your cup of coffee, you need to get dressed, brush your teeth, walk the dog, prep lunch for yourself/the kids, check social media/check email, eat something … rush through traffic, get to work, check email, meeting, meeting, get work done, revise deadlines … does this sound familiar? Hopefully… Read more »

Give Your Eyes a Breather

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Think carefully: How many hours a day would you say you spend looking at some sort of screen? Include your phone, your computer, TV and tablets. If you’ve begun to cringe, you may want to read on to learn about how to keep your eyes healthy.  It’s good to give your eyes a break. Why… Read more »

Stand Up for Your Health and Get Moving

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In a highly technological world, many of our former reasons to move around have become virtually obsolete. Unfortunately for our overall health, this means we sit more. This increasingly sedentary lifestyle has a surprisingly high impact on our overall health. So before we all become like the humans in Pixar’s WALL-E, we need to get… Read more »

Play Your Part to Help the Environment in the New Year

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We’ve all heard the green-friendly phrase. “Reduce, reuse, recycle.” How can you, as an employer, make your office more environmentally friendly and sustainable? Optimize energy settings. Consider how much energy each computer at your office uses. Changing the settings for those and other devices and shutting them down completely at the end of the day… Read more »

Walk Your Way to Health, Ladies!

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If you want to get your exercise in and stay healthy but only run when chased and don’t consider yourself much of a weight-lifter or group exercise class goer, you’ve still got a great low-budget option open to you: walking. Anyone can do it, and it has multiple benefits. It’s good for your body. Not… Read more »