7 Tips to Improve Work Productivity

From time to time, many of us feel stressed at work even if we love our jobs.

Stress in small doses can actually be a positive thing – For example, it can help us perform well during a client meeting or a presentation to our boss. Too much stress, however, isn’t good for us. Chronic stress can put us at risk for health problems, such as heart disease, obesity, depression, and anxiety.

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Read all about it! Health Net champions National Health Literacy Month

hlmo_logo-2006-300x300Health Net is celebrating National Health Literacy Month for the seventh year in a row. This annual event was recognized nationally in 1999, and it’s a time for companies and groups to promote the importance of understandable health information. Continue reading

Five Ways to Fend off the Flu

woman getting flu shotGoing down for the count with a case of the flu is a scenario that we all want to avoid. This is the time of year when flu prevention should top our priority list. The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses. Continue reading

Don’t Let Excuses Knock You Off the Exercise Track

exercise_spinning classYou want to exercise. You know it’s good for both your mind and body. And you actually feel better when you do it. So what’s getting in the way? Maybe dozens of things. Some are pretty persuasive too. Life happens. But other times, excuses are … well, just excuses.


Here are some common thoughts that derail good exercise intentions—and tips for what to do about them.

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Introducing: You! Healthy Aging at Age 60 and Beyond

couple walking cropped iStock_000012129379_SmallSeptember is Healthy Aging Month, and Health Net wants to remind you that there is no cap on age when it comes to reinventing yourself. In fact, a change in career, involvement in new sport or interest in a hobby helps your mind and body stay active and vibrant at any age. Continue reading

New Enhancement to myStrength: “Mindfulness”

mystrengthMental health is an integral and essential component of health. Health Net understands this and is partnering with myStrength to offer you complimentary access to myStrength.com as a Health Net member.


myStrength is excited to announce the release of a new suite of wellness activities, called “Mindfulness.” Continue reading

Sept. 21 Webinar: Don’t Lose Sleep Over Stress!

What is your "sleep needs spectrum"?Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class on Wednesday, September 21 that will explain how stress can affect your body and sleep patterns. The monthly webinar is offered to all Health Net members as well as non-Health Net insured individuals. Feel free to share this information with your friends and co-workers! Continue reading