Wellness

by / on March 25, 2015 at 8:30 am / in Wellness

Spring into Business!

Spring is a time to review, renew and revive as we get our business in shape for the rest of the year. Our on-site wellness workshops (offered via DREAM Wellness in New York) typically encourage employees to shape up but who is ensuring that our organizations’ wellness programs are in tip top shape? Will the wellness program of your organization […]

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by / on March 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm / in Wellness

Spring into Wellness!

We tend to make our health-related resolutions at New Year’s, but spring is a time for a brand new beginning. If your health and fitness resolutions have melted right along with the winter snow, think fresh and start over with enjoyable outdoor activities fueled by plenty of fresh fruits and veggies. This is the best time of year; the weather […]

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by / on January 27, 2015 at 8:45 am / in Wellness

New Year, New You!

In the Way of the Peaceful Warrior, author Dan Millman writes, “In order to help people, you first need to understand them. But you can’t understand someone else until you understand yourself. So know yourself and prepare yourself. Develop the clarity, the courage and the sensitivity to exert the right leverage in the right place at the right time. Then […]

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by / on December 31, 2014 at 3:45 pm / in Wellness

To Be or Not To Be: 7 Paths to Success

In 2015, shift some focus away from what you need to do and focus on who you need to be!  Who you “be” determines what you do and what you do determines what you have.  Remember, the “do” is just the bridge between the be and the have!  Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion!  You must light yourself […]

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by / on November 6, 2014 at 8:58 am / in Wellness

Live Life Like a 2-Minute Warning

An NFL game lasts 60 actual minutes televised over the course of about 3 hours. Did you ever think about the amount of time that the ball is actually in play during the game? Surprisingly, the average length of time that the ball is actually in play during the course of a single football game is 12 minutes, or only […]

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by / on November 4, 2014 at 12:58 pm / in Wellness

Overcoming Financial Inertia

The term “inertia” comes from the Latin word, iners, meaning idle or sluggish. The Principle of Inertia as described by Newton in his First Law of Motion is that an object not subject to any external force moves at a constant velocity. Thus, an object will continue moving at its current velocity until some force causes its speed or direction […]

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by / on October 16, 2014 at 9:05 am / in Wellness

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation can cause many harmful and potentially long term side effects. New parents and college students will probably agree with me when I say how much sleep is missed when you are not getting enough. Below are a few side effects that can come from lack of sleep: Short Term: Decreased performance and alertness Memory and cognitive impairment Stress […]

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by / on September 18, 2014 at 1:14 pm / in Wellness

Habits Are Human: How to Break the Bad Ones

A commentary by Nicole Cohen and Craig Weatherby (editor) in Food, Health and Eco News from Vital Choice What is a habit? Habits are tiny programs in our brains that run our lives. And those habits – the route you took to work, the evening cocktail, and the cuss word you dropped in front of a nun – have little […]

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by / on August 6, 2014 at 1:05 pm / in Wellness

Exercise Improves Brain Power

Aerobic exercise doesn’t just build muscle, it also builds mass in key brain areas and improves cognitive performance, according to Art Kramer of the University of Illinois. Kramer presented the results of his research into the relationship between physical fitness and cognition at the 2013 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. “Populations throughout the […]

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by / on July 31, 2014 at 5:02 pm / in Wellness

Man’s Best Friend

A fractal is a mathematical concept that displays self-similar behavior. It refers to detailed patterns repeating themselves over and over again. Fractals are not limited to geometric patterns, but can also describe events, our choices and the process of time. Take a head of broccoli for example. Each individual broccoli floret makes up the entire broccoli head, yet each floret […]

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