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Take a hike!

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager Scenic overlook – photo credit: Becky McGraw As people search for a way to disconnect for a day, many will flock to the nearest trails. Although a walk around your town is always a great idea, hiking through a natural environment provides the ability to disconnect…

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The Extended Recharge with Your Family

Written by: Olivia Ventra, Health Fitness Specialist In this new coronavirus reality, the family home has become the epicenter of everything from school to daycare to work to social lives and it’s not an easy plate for parents to balance. However the “family home” doesn’t have to mean the typical nuclear family. I am currently…

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Recharge and Reset Expectations – A Working Parent Perspective

Written by: Rosa Moore, Working Mom & CFW Fitness Professional The importance of recharging in this pandemic has become a challenge for all parents. In my position of being a single mother of a 3-year-old boy, I have had to think outside the box to find time for me. Prior to COVID-19, I used to…

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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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Staying Socially Connected While Physically Apart

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health & Fitness Program Manager Whether we personally identify ourselves as introverted or extroverted, humans are naturally social creatures. During this absence of social events – no group fitness, concerts or barbeques – many may struggle with maintaining a level of connection with family, friends and coworkers. Compared to pandemics…

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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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