Most of us feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. We are constantly juggling the demands of work and home to try to keep up. Add in the pervasive nature of technology, and many employees feel that they are “on duty” 24/7. How then to strike the right balance to achieve and maintain work-life balance?
You have probably heard of the power of positive thinking. To make life less stressful and more healthful at home and at work, try the power of positive self-talk. Continue reading
New federal rules on the fees employers can charge employees who do not participate in wellness programs took effect on Jan. 1. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again when we vow to make improvements in ourselves – lose weight, stop smoking, get fit. But what about our finances? If the holiday season left you with some unwanted debt, it’s time to think about getting fit financially.
Whether we want to lose weight, work more effectively or just get the laundry done, we’re all in need of a little motivation now and then. These days we all wear so many hats, both at home and in the workplace, that it’s easy to lose motivation for even the simplest tasks. Here are a few suggestions for keeping yourself at the top of your game. Continue reading
The new year always brings with it a tradition of new possibilities. We see it as a chance for renewal – an opportunity to re-create the “us” we’ve always wanted to be. Self-change is one of the most difficult things to do, but certainly not impossible. It’s best to make our intentions manageable by detailing the specific steps that will carry us there. Continue reading
The end of the year can be a busy and stressful time. There’s a lot to be done outside the normal routine, and this can be taxing. The good news is that we can all make a conscious effort to not let stress get the best of us during the holidays. Continue reading
For many of us, the holiday season brings added financial pressures and demands, which may in turn affect work performance. When employees are stressed financially, both their health and productivity can suffer.
Current research is highlighting the importance of managing financial worry. Continue reading
Good health means more than eating right, being active and seeing your doctor once a year. Taking charge of your finances can be just as important a part of your overall wellness, and can even affect your lifestyle.
Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class that can increase your awareness and help you boost your financial health. Continue reading
November 17 marks the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, an annual observance encouraging smokers to kick the habit. We’ve all heard about the negative health effects of tobacco use, but may not be as aware of the economic costs associated with it – in both the workplace and society as a whole. Continue reading