Why Pet Owners are Healthier than You

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 31, 2017



We’ve always known that a dog is man’s best friend. But what if our pets are actually making us physically and mentally healthier? When it comes to pet ownership, there are numerous proven health benefits including physical, mental and emotional improvements from enhancing social skills to decreasing an individual's risk of a heart attack. The mere presence of our beloved pets can lift our spirits.  Read More

Topics: benefits, wellness, social, health, physical, emotional, pets, pet ownership, mental

Long-Term Impacts of Ergonomics on the Body

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 23, 2017



It’s no surprise that having the right posture is an important factor in leading a long and healthy life. Humans are designed to move! But the current conditions that we put our bodies through whether we're spending long hours working or watching those hilarious Youtube videos can have a negative impact on our bodies. Read More

Topics: Corporate Wellness, corporate wellness program, long-term, health, ergonomics

Socialize - Neat Ways to Connect Authentically to Improve Relationships

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 16, 2017

Do you experience that nervous jittery feeling when talking to new people? Do you find that holding a conversation with strangers at casual events is as challenging as mountain climbing? Well, socializing doesn’t come naturally to all, but it is certainly an important skill that will serve you your whole life. Socializing has a wealth of benefits which directly impact our happiness as well as existence. Read More

Topics: proactive, socializing, social, positivity

2-Minute Meditation for a Positive Attitude

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 9, 2017



From cultivating greater awareness of self to relieving stress, meditation has numerous physical and mental health benefits. The practice conjures a sense of something related to spirituality, but is actually an extreme form of concentration that tones and strengthens the mind. It promises to promote inner peace and a positive outlook towards life.

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Topics: wellness, positivity, mental health, meditation, mantra

Laughter: the Enemy of Stress

Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena on May 2, 2017

 

Everyday problems, like work pressure and family responsibilities, can get us down and cause unnecessary stress. Stress isn't always a big deal. But chronic stress can lead to serious medical conditions, like high blood pressure.

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Topics: stress, wellness, tension, social, laughter