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Having a Little Fun Is an Essential Life Hack

Stress. It’s the shadow that follows us everywhere we go. And like the famous Robert Lewis Stevenson poem, My Shadow, “…he hasn’t got a notion of how children ought to play, and can only make a fool of me in every sort of way.” Getting a break from our day-to-day stress-inducing routine requires more than …

Innovative Employee Benefits Your Team Will Love

Your employees are the driving force of your company, ensuring day-to-day operations run smoothly and your customers are happy. Obviously, it’s important that you keep your team satisfied and motivated. While traditional benefits like dental are a big boon, today’s employees have higher expectations when it comes to benefits in the workplace. Read on for …

From Beginner to Winner: Tackling Your First 5K

If you can run in the heat, you can run anytime, anywhere, so there’s never a better time to start training for a 5k. A five-kilometer (5k) run, which is about 3.1 miles, is a great launching point for distance running goals. Whether you’re starting from the couch or changing up your routine for a …

How to Maintain Your Fitness Routine During the Pandemic

Guest blog by Stephanie Haywood, My Life Boost During the pandemic, it’s incredibly important to avoid crowded places where you may contract the disease or spread it to others. But this doesn’t mean you have to put your health and fitness routine on hold. There are many great ways to work out at home! We’ve …

Self-Care Guide for Entrepreneurs

Guest Blog by Katie Conroy, AdviceMine.com Being self-employed and owning your own company is incredibly exciting. After all, you get to be your own boss! Entrepreneurship can also be challenging, however. You are responsible for every aspect of your business. Many entrepreneurs get so involved in their work, they neglect to take care of themselves. …

Use Your Darn PTO and Feel Better!

Are you falling prey to the movement right now to not take PTO (paid time off) because you can’t go anywhere exotic this summer? Or you don’t want to “just stay home”? Well, stop that! You’re doing yourself, your family/friends, and your work a disservice. And if you are still finding barriers, I will offer …

Focus On These 3 Employee Programs

Not sure where to spend your finite employee dollars? I believe there are three buckets you should invest in and these can all be started by HR staff (caveat: you need directors/owners buy-in early!) and they are wellness, appreciation, and training-outside-the-box.   Wellness, Not a Check-the-Box Program Employees are whole beings and they need holistic support …