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by Workplace Wellness programs have the proven ability to lower healthcare costs, reduce disability claims and lower absenteeism dramatically. Workplace Wellness programs do far more than just “pay for themselves,” they also generate big savings to the bottom line. Small business should be aware that it has been proven that these programs have a dynamic effect on the bottom line, regardless of the company’s...
by Are you in a love relationship with a psychopath? Psychopaths are nearly impossible to detect. They appear to be normal, happy, charming, wonderful people who have it together. They do not appear disturbed, callous or devious. They tend to be extremely successful, convincing and in control of their lives. So, unless you are clear on what to look for, you could end up in the worst and most confusingly...
by Approaching 43 years of age and still putting in 12+ hours a day on the computer, I wanted to know if computer glasses would help reduce my eye strain and eye fatigue making the long days a little easier. My chief complaint was predominantly eye strain from the monitor glare. When I turn the monitor’s brightness down to where the glare isn’t bothersome, I can work longer, but the vividness of the...
by Concierge medicine is known by many names, including direct primary care, private practice, boutique medicine, and retainer-based medicine. One of the fastest growing trends in medicine, the concierge medical model takes the business of medicine away from the assembly-line practice and brings medical care back to a personal relationship between doctor and patient - for a fee. Concierge medicine has...
by We live in a world of perpetual rushing, trying to get everything done, right now. It’s impossible to run all the time, and we always feel like we’re behind. Let’s relax and generate joy through G. R. A. C. E.Gratitude: Don’t waste time ruminating over what you don’t have. Rejoice in what you do have. Put that time to better use, finding better ways to use your resources, get what you really need,...
by Now that summer is approaching, it's time to start gathering your summer essentials. Regardless of whether you're a hiker or a beach goer, some items should be on everyone's list. Sun Protection: Natural Sunscreen vs. Traditional Varieties You have probably heard to look for products with an SPF of 30 or above. The majority of sunscreens with high SPF are fairly expensive. It's understandable that...
by Don't worry. Be happy. It's a sentiment you hear all the time in songs and on talk shows, but it turns out that Oprah, Dr. Phil and Bobby McFerrin may have really been onto something! Positive attitudes can actually physically affect your health for the better, and negative ones can wreck havoc on everything from your intestines to your chromosomes. Take a look at how emotion is linked to wellness...
by When you need to boost your confidence what do you do? Have you ever thought about the fact that confidence can often come through looking your best? It really can. Many different things go into looking your very best. Most people know that one part of looking your best is being fit and at a comfortable weight, that personal weight which makes you feel good and look good, but they may not know how...
by An emotion that is universal to the human experience is envy. It is also for the most part considered shameful. People generally see this feeling as ugly, try to hide and deny it, and pretend it doesn’t exist. Envy can feel toxic, it can balloon to be all-consuming, so powerful at times that one can feel eaten alive by the intense emotional experience.I see envy as exemplified in the following thought...
by With all of this talk lately about VA scandals and the need to improve the quality of care for our veterans, AND the fact that it happens to be Memorial Day weekend, I thought it would be appropriate to share some information about the benefits of massage therapy for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Over the years I have worked with many clients, active and former military, and...