Month: March 2020

Healthy and Nutritious Foods that Last a Long Time

Maintaining Your Healthy Diet Eating a healthy and wholesome diet is often associated with frequent trips to the grocery store. However, many areas are being urged to practice social distancing and self-quarantining in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus.) This means making the least amount of grocery shopping trips as possible. The …

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Tips to Help You Lower Your Blood Pressure

The New Guidelines The American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and nine other health professional organizations worked together release new high blood pressure guidelines. These guidelines were released on November 13, 2017. Previously, guidelines identified high blood pressure as ≥ 140/90 mm Hg. The new guidelines, however, now define high blood pressure as anyone with …

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Don’t Let Failure Get the Best of You

You Must Fail to Succeed You’ve probably heard numerous quotes about success and failure such as these: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Edison “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston S. Churchill “Success is stumbling from failure to …

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The Afternoon Slump: How to Revive Your Energy and Focus

The “Afternoon Slump” You have most likely heard of the “afternoon slump” and chances are, you often experience it. As cited by Psychology Today, the National Sleep Foundation states that the natural urge to sleep is generally strongest between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m., and then between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Obviously, one of …

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Why Volunteer Programs Should be a Part of Your Wellness Strategy

Volunteering Improves Health As cited by The Benefits Guide, NCBI research shows that volunteering can have numerous benefits for your employees, including: Improved physical and mental health Enhanced ability to handle stress Increased life satisfaction Higher self-esteem Fewer symptoms of depression Longer lives Volunteering Improves Workplace Culture In addition to being good for employee health, …

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