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Ask the Expert: Shauna Lindzon on nutrition that boosts your immunity

We are what we eat. It thus stands to reason that we can vastly improve our health and immunity by consuming healthy foods. But how can we identify which foods are helping and which are...

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Introducing LifeSpeak Feature Friday!

We're excited to tell you about a new way LifeSpeak is sharing our expert content to help people lead healthier lives. Starting today, we'll be posting short clips of our experts on YouTube discussing important...

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Self-care is non-negotiable, especially in the workplace.

When’s the last time you stretched your legs, drank a glass of water, or even took a deep breath? Whether you’re working full- or part-time in an office, factory, laboratory, or shopping mall, chances are...

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How HR can help employees reduce their stress.

There’s a stress epidemic in the United States. Study after study has proven we’re more stressed out than ever before, and the pressure is manifesting in alarming ways. Incidences of high blood pressure and heart...

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The case for personalizing employee health.

If you don’t believe employees value customizable benefits, think again. Research conducted by MetLife found that 74% of employees are more likely to accept a job with a new employer if they get the ability...

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Is your employee wellness program missing the mark?

Knowing what will make your corporate wellness program may seem elusive at times, but we have some best practices that we feel are universal and critical. Below is our list of characteristics common among successful...

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Don't let the cold weather keep your employees from staying healthy.

It’s not easy feeling motivated in the depths of winter, when it perpetually feels like dusk and all you want to do is hibernate. Many of your employees may be feeling exhausted, stressed out, and...

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15 awesome reasons to let your employees work from home.

More and more organizations are ditching the traditional office space to embrace fluid work environments. Here are some key benefits.

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What does employee well-being actually look like?

So it’s been a few months since you implemented your corporate wellness program, and everything has fallen into place. Your employees can now enjoy a robust health benefits package, and perhaps they’ve also got access...

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Above and beyond HR: Helping employees address their personal challenges

Whether you know it or not, your staff is collectively going through a lot. One of your employees may have just had a baby, another could be going through a divorce, and someone else might...

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What happens when employees work shorter hours?

What would you do with two extra hours each workday? Catch more rest? Spend more time with your kids? Finally make it to the gym? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study,...

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Can your home or workplace affect your mental health?

It goes without saying that some environments are more conducive to certain activities than others. For instance, the quiet of a library makes it an excellent place to study, while the blaring music of a...

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