Work/Life Balance

Stress is top workforce health risk

Stress ranks above physical inactivity and obesity as the No. 1 workforce health issue, according to the 2013/2014 Towers Watson Staying@Work Survey. However, only 15% of employers identify improving employees’ emotional and mental health—by reducing stress and anxiety—as a top priority of their health and productivity programs.

How to be happy at work

Sharon Salzberg is an author, meditation in­­struc­­tor and founder of the Insight Medi­­­­ta­tion Soci­­ety. Recently, she answered questions about how administrative professionals can find more happiness in their work.

Try a new way to get fit

A healthy body resists illness better and contributes to a healthy mind. Dietician Anita Mirchandani recommends four fitness trends to help motivate you to work out.

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3 ways to cut your stress down to size

There are endless tips and tricks to mitigate the effects of stress, but what if you could shift your stress mindset altogether? A technique called “adding the opposite” can help you do just that, writes Lea McLeod, founder of The Job Success Lab.

Balancing work/safety when storms hit

When a storm strikes, it can be a tough call between staying safe at home or braving the weather to avoid being penalized at work. But, is there a better way for organizations to plan for storms that will keep everyone safe and free from worrying about being penalized?

Signs your stress is outta control

Stress can show up in strange ways that you confuse for something else. You need to pay attention because chronic stress puts you at increased risk for serious health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes and depression. Experts identify six signs that you could be overstressed.

Great workouts for your mind

Author and positive-habit coach Maria Brilaki offers some great ways to train your brain and im­­prove its performance today and in the future.

3 steps to positive lifestyle change

Change can be uncomfortable, but patterns and routines that keep us from reaching our full potential can be even more damaging. Writer and mo­­ti­­vational speaker Martina McGowan suggests three steps for making posi­­tive lifestyle changes.

Resilience key to well-being on the job

Marc Tinsley is an author and speaker who works with people to remove the obstacles that are standing between them and success. Recently we got in touch with him to learn more about the importance of resilience when it comes to success and how people can foster it.