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Building Healthy Relationships in the Workplace

Written by: Olivia Ventra, Health Fitness Specialist Our work world makes up an extensive part of our lives, so it makes sense that the people we are around all day and forced to collaborate with are one of the biggest influences on our satisfaction and happiness at work. Whether it is in person or virtual,…

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Working and Living Back Pain Free!

Written by: Jina Nkrumah: Health Fitness Specialist Lower Back Pain (LBP) is one of the most prevalent complaints that impact the lives of many individuals worldwide  When LBP strikes, it can range from acute (< three months), to chronic (> three months) and it can interfere with an individual’s overall productivity. Common causes of lower…

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Finding Focus at Home

Written by: Mary Rosenthol, CFW Health and Fitness Expert Working from home used to be a rarity, but in today’s world it has become commonplace. While working from home does have benefits, working remotely also poses challenges. Fortunately, there are some tips that can make working from home both more efficient and pleasant. Tip #1:…

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Spring Cleaning your Workspace, Mentally and Physically

Written by: Keriann Hill, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager The gloomy winter weather is finally behind us and spring has sprung! Many of us have started our spring cleaning, dusting off windowsills and letting in the fresh breeze. Why shouldn’t we devote the same attention to all aspects of our lives, especially our workspace where…

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Lessons Learned from a Quarantined Fitness Professional

Written by: Matthew Bronico, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager As a fitness professional, it is very odd that I get the chance to work at home. In fact, when I tell family members and friends that I am indeed doing just that, the response I usually hear is, “How is that possible”? It’s uncharted territory,…

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The Feet that Carry Us

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, CFW Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager As we enter into a new season of spring, we also find ourselves in a new season of uncertain times. Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, people are finding themselves having to make adjustments to their daily lives such as working from home, social…

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Addressing the 6 Dimensions of Wellness When You’re Stuck At Home

Written by: Kendall Rosen, CFW Sr. Health Fitness Program Manager Dr. Bill Hettler, co-founder of the National Wellness Institute developed the Six Dimensions of Wellness in the 1970s.  Today, these interdependent dimensions still provide a concise and well-balanced approach to creating and maintaining a healthy life.  The following suggestions can help you on your wellness…

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Using Mindfulness to Overcome Obstacles

Written by: Olivia Ventra, CFW Health Fitness Specialist Had you asked me two years ago, I wouldn’t be able to tell you what mindfulness meant, let alone how to incorporate it into my life. As much as I hate to admit it, I had always been an emotionally charged reactor. I often spoke or acted…

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Sustainable Heart Health Initiatives

Written by: Kendall Rosen, CFW Senior Health Fitness Program Manager As February comes to a close, it’s a great time to assess what you are offering your employees to promote ongoing heart health and longevity. Maybe you captured a great group photo for Wear Red Day. Maybe you’ve sent out some informational resources via email…

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Relationships and Health

Written by: Kyle Vassar, CFW Health and Fitness Specialist Tweet My friends and family are there to pick me up when I’m feeling down and they are there to celebrate my greatest achievements. They can serve as confidantes whom with I share my deepest feelings or just people I can joke around with when work…

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