Tracking What Counts

Tracking What Counts

Work Efforts More Important than Devices in Promoting Fitness Do you wear a fitness tracker? You know, one of those devices worn around your wrist or clipped on your clothing that counts your steps or calories burned? I wore a tracker religiously for two years. It...
Play By New Rules

Play By New Rules

Gain an Advantage in Developing an Attractive Employee Brand If you run a thriving business, it’s likely due in large part to the ways you care for your customers. You probably monitor such things as customer reviews, net promoter scores and social media posts...
Thought for Food

Thought for Food

Small Changes at Work Can Encourage Big Changes in Nutrition Picture this. It’s 2 on a Monday afternoon when you wander into the break room for an energy-boosting cup of coffee. You spy a plate of brownies on the table with a note attached. “Please take...
Emotional Labor

Emotional Labor

Keeping Feelings in Check at Work Can be Taxing Proposition While I was growing up, my father had two main jobs: teaching math during the school year and working for a pest control company in the summers. I noticed he often appeared more exhausted after a day spent in...
Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

And Along With It So Should Precautions Against Overexposure Even from almost 93 million miles away, the sun inspires awe. It produces just the right amount of energy for plants, animals and humans to survive; holds our planet in a secure orbit; and instills joy in...
Exercise Good Choice

Exercise Good Choice

Numerous Exercise Health Benefits More Important Than Weight Loss If exercise and weight loss were a married couple, I’d tell exercise to file for divorce. “Exercise, weight loss is holding you back,” I’d say. “Before meeting weight loss,...