6 TOOLS FOR YOUR WELLNESS JOURNEY

Maybe you are just starting your wellness journey or maybe your wellness journey is now part of your daily routine…wherever you are, these tools can enhance or improve your wellness journey. 1. StepBet My sister told me about this wellness tool. She’s been using it to hold herself accountable and it’s been working. She’s lost […]

ESSENTIAL OILS: Enhance Your Work Space

From ancient homeopathic remedies to cleaning your home; the uses for essential oils are diverse. When I moved into my cubicle for my Wellness Coordinator job, I had just received an essential oil diffuser through my FabFitFun subscription. I knew the building I was moving into was very old and I’d have to fight off […]

SELF CARE AT WORK: RECHARGE AND REFOCUS

*this post contains affiliate links Traditionally, we view “self care” as an out of work routine but it’s just as important to practice self care at work. Take time to step away from the desk and relax. We all have deadlines to meet but burning your candle at both ends isn’t going to help you […]

7 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR BRAIN HEALTH AT WORK

It’s Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month! As we age, our mental function can decline. Good news, there are things you can do now to prevent cognitive decline! According to Harvard Health, you should keep these 7 things in mind to stimulate nerve cell connections and maintain or improve neurological plasticity. *this post contains affiliate links.* […]

5 EASY MEAL PREP LUNCH IDEAS FOR THE OFFICE

If you’re like me, I’m the grab n’ go type when it comes to food. I have no problem whipping up a fancy dinner but when it comes to lunch…I want something easy, tasty, and something that could be eaten on the go. Sometimes a lunch break isn’t a real break. Maybe you have to […]

HOW POOR SLEEP AFFECTS YOUR WORK LIFE and WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

Sometimes hitting the snooze button sounds good doesn’t it? It’s recommended to have at least 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night, yet 40% of Americans are sleep deprived . Personally, I’m a zombie if I don’t have at least 7 hours of sleep. And I seriously mean “ZOMBIE”… I’m slow, I have immense brain […]

STAYING HYDRATED AT WORK

Most people know the body is made of mostly water, yet staying adequately hydrated is still a challenge for most of us. About 75% of Americans don’t drink the recommended 10 cups of water a day which means there is a large population of the workforce that is moderate-severely dehydrated. How is the workplace affected […]

POWER SNACKS FOR YOUR BRAIN

It’s 3:00pm and you’re tired and suffering from brain fog. How are you going to make it through the rest of your work day? It’s time for a Brain Power Snack! At this point in the day, you’ll want to avoid things like caffeine and processed sugars. Caffeine may affect how well you sleep later […]

WHAT IS WORKPLACE WELLNESS?

Since the late 1970’s,  employers have been taking steps to optimize their workforce by offering employee wellness programs and/or resources. Originally, this concept was portrayed as “Corporate Fitness” which focused on weight loss, physical activity, and nutrition. Today, people are shifting the focus from “weight” to “wellness”. Even the long standing Weight Watchers program was […]