1. What Do Millennials Really Want?

    Within a few years Millennials will make up a majority of the workforce, and that percentage will continue to grow for at least another decade. Though many have not yet entered the workforce, Millennials have eclipsed Baby Boomers in numbers, according to the Pew Research Center. As of 2015, there were 75.4 million Millennials, compared to 74.9 million Baby Boomers. The generational impact may be …Read More

  2. Sixty-eight Percent of Hospital Workers Plan to Quit!

    Hospitals today are facing higher turnover and attrition rates than ever before, according to a survey from Leaders for Today, a hospital management staffing firm. This increasing turnover isn't limited to certain healthcare jobs, it is affecting every role from the C-suite to the front lines. Survey data shows hospitals will need to replace nearly half of their staff every five years. This chall…Read More

  3. What Millennials Really Want

    Employers have long been talking about the impact Millennials have on the workforce and what changes are necessary to accommodate them, but the time for discussion has passed. It’s time for action. According to the PEW Research Center, during the last two years, Millennials have overtaken Baby Boomers as the largest demographic in America’s workforce. Employers must create the healthy and pro…Read More

  4. Foods Help Reduce Stress

    Stress puts your body under an enormous physical toll. It causes your heart rate to go up, your blood pressure and breathing to increase, and hormones like epinephrine and cortisol to be released. Over time, that can lead to high blood pressure, blocked arteries, depression, anxiety and even weight gain. Scientists are now learning that eating certain foods help our bodies and minds to reduce and…Read More

  5. Bring Nature to Work For Health and Happiness

    Being in parks, gardens, near water or in wildernesses actually makes you happier and healthier! Those surroundings lower pulse rates and increase positive feelings. One study showed that people who walked through a forest had lower blood pressures, pulse rates and stress-hormone levels than those who toured a city. Here are some tips for bringing nature into your workplace: Encourage “walking m…Read More

  6. Even Small Weight Gains Increase Risk of Heart Failure

    Gaining even a little weight can increase your chances of developing heart failure. A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that adding pounds can change the structure of your heart and its ability to pump blood. But losing weight can reverse this potentially deadly process. People who gain even as little as 5% are more likely to have thickening of the left si…Read More

  7. How to Reduce Dementia 30%

    One-third of cases of dementia could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime, according to a new report. Worldwide, about 47 million people were living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia in 2015. That number is projected to triple by the year 2050. Health care cost…Read More

  8. How to Live 12 Years Longer

    Researchers found that having a healthy lifestyle and not engaging in risky behaviors can increase a person's life expectancy by up to seven years. Today medical technology is credited as the source for healthier longer lives, but a moderately healthy lifestyle is enough to get the benefits. Avoiding obesity, not smoking, and consuming alcohol moderately is a realistic goal. The study published J…Read More

  9. More Reasons to Get Enough Sleep

    A study in Obstetrics & Gynecology discovered that 14.6% of pregnant women with sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea had preterm births, compared with 10.9% of those who didn't have sleep disorders. Even more alarming were the findings that showed the odds of delivery before 34 weeks' gestation was more than two times higher among those with sleep apnea and almost two times higher …Read More

  10. Make a Life Balance Contract

    Most of us have contracts with our employers, outlining exactly the terms of our work agreements. What if we made contracts with our loved ones too? Life balance agreements. It may sound strange, but often we focus on keeping our work commitments and forget our home commitments. Take time with your loved ones to make a life-balance contract. List things such as the number of meals you will have to…Read More