It’s 2pm and the dreaded slump has reared its ugly head. All your energy is zapped. Your productivity and concentration have plummeted, and you don’t know how to snap yourself out of it. Check out these 6 simple tips to snap you out of the dreaded afternoon slump!

How many of you start your morning with a cup of coffee before you do anything else? When your energy is low, your instincts kick in and you automatically reach for a cup of coffee. Try swapping out your early morning coffee or dose of caffeine with a glass of water. With that being said, outside of water, here are some power foods to try to give yourself a natural “pick me up” throughout the day.

These days, keeping employees engaged is highly difficult, even more so for remote employees. Thankfully, with the technology available at our fingertips today, it makes promoting wellness and engagement even remotely. And best of all? These virtual activities don’t put extra pressure on participants and don’t have to be extravagant or overly complicated to be effective.

I am sure you have heard the phrase “mindful eating” or “eating mindfully” being tossed around. We tend to pile things on in our daily lives that we are constantly in a rush, and that spills over to our meals. Squeezing in the bites in between meetings, while driving, while running out the door, etc. I am sure you get my point. So, what is mindful eating and how can it help?

When you hear the word metabolism what do you think of? In diet culture today, metabolism has become a trigger word and one that is thought to be the holy grail if you will when it comes to weight loss. While it is true that metabolism is linked to weight management to a certain extent, contrary to popular belief, a slow metabolism is rarely the cause of weight gain.

According to a recent MetLife’s 18th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study from 2020, 4 in 10 employees stated they struggle to navigate the demands that come with today’s more flexible, “always-on” work-life world. There may be a way for employers to be proactive and stay ahead of employee burnout.

From reduced healthcare costs to increased employee morale, there are many benefits for employers to offer wellness programs and services to employees. As healthcare costs continue to rise, employers and employees are seeking for ways to lower their costs. Preventative health and wellness programs do just that!

Did you know that 1 out of every 3 adults living in the United States is considered obese? That’s right, you heard me right. The obesity epidemic here in the United States is very much a real thing and it just continues to get worse each and every year.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to know that processed foods are highly addictive. With more than 60% of our food supply containing processed foods, we have seen a direct correlation between processed foods and decline in health and increase in obesity.

The term diet actually comes from an ancient Greek word meaning a mode of living. More recently it has taken on a new meaning that is to select or limit the food one eats to either lose, gain, or maintain weight. There are so many reasons diets fail. Of course, many of the reasons are person and situation dependent, however, they still hold true for the vast majority of individuals.