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Five Empowerment Tips for Working Moms Who Stay At Home

A working mom has to juggle many roles while working from home. Read on how to make things a little better when the current situation becomes burdensome.

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How to Build a Flexible Workstation at Home

When you work remotely, you have the freedom to choose your workstation. Having a flexible workspace is vital to stay productive as you get down to business.

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3 Tips for Choosing The Right Ergonomic Office Chair

With all the different types of office chairs in the market, finding the right ergonomic chair might be a little overwhelming. With these 3 quick and easy tips, find the right chair that works for you!

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Score Your Wellness Target on Lazy Days With FlexiSpot

The FlexiSpot Monitor Stand S6 is the home office furniture that lazy people will love! Find out why this device can make your life easier.

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How Businesses Should Handle The Coronavirus Outbreak

The outbreak of Coronavirus is now more than news. It has been ravaging countries around the world and also causing a global threat to the health and safety conditions of other countries.

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Tips And Top 5 Products To Fight Against Novel Coronavirus At The Workplace

Tips and Top products to help you fight against Coronavirus 

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What is Cholesterol?

A variety of lifestyle changes can help keep high cholesterol levels at bay. These include eating a heart-healthy diet, staying physically active even at work by integrating desk bikes, such as the FlexiSpot under-desk bike V9U, and maintaining a healthy weight.

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The Future Of Office Furniture

The furniture of the future looks nothing like you must have imagined it to look

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When I’m in Pain, Should I Exercise or Rest?

Staying active is the cornerstone of healthy body. Aerobic exercises are excellent pain-relievers. That said, overworking extremely sore joints and muscles may end up causing more damage. Our Deskcise Pro and the AlcoverRiser standing desk converters provide just the right blend of physical activity and working comfort for your body.

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Massage for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of complaints someone may have for pain in their heel. There is a variety of things that can be done to help plantar fasciitis, all of which can be done at home and are easy to implement.

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How To Cope With Gout

Anyone suffering from gout knows how terrible the symptoms can be. A full blown gout attack can leave you almost paralyzed. In order to prevent this from happening, try making a few changes in your lifestyle as a starting point to dealing with your condition. Little changes can make a huge difference! 

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Travel Incentive Programs To Help Reach Organizational Goals

If your company had an travel reward incentive, would your loyalty to the company and engagement in projects increase? Ours would too. This article talks about the benefits of a travel incentive program, and how companies use it to have higher staff retention and to encourage employee engagement.

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Does Weight Loss Help Joint Pain and Symptoms of Arthritis?

Weight loss and exercise can significantly improve arthritis join pain.  Plus, it’s never too late to get started to improve your quality of life. 

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Burnt Out With A Prolonged Spell Of Work? Here Is How To Express You Are Overwhelmed To Your Boss

Do you feel like you are squeezing yourself? For the sake of delivering projects on time, meeting deadlines, and making everything happen at work, you are burning midnight oil. You might feel lost, perplexed, and stuck. Finding a way out in this situation seems like the most difficult task of your life. 

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6 Health Rumors Demystified: The Truth Behind the Fiction

In this article, we demystify 6 common health rumors that you regularly see. We give you the best facts possible surrounding these rumors, so that you know the truth

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The New FlexiSpot Smart Workstation: Relieve Pain While Boosting Productivity

Learn about the features and perks of the FlexiSpot EM6S Smart Workstation that create the ideal mix of productivity, style and spine health.

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What Can You Do?

Although Sexual harassment in the workplace is not a new phenomenon, in the age of #MeToo it has become a hotbed of discussion online and in the media.

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Arthritis and Humid Weather: Why Do Your Joints Pain?

You swear your joints pain can predict the weather. Is there a link between arthritis and humid weather? Here's about how weathers can affect your joints pain.

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4 Common Causes of Shoulder Pain Between Shoulder Blades

The shoulders have to shoulder a lot of daily bodily movements. Shoulder pain might be something obvious like an injury or something like an underlying disease.

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Health Rumors You Seriously Need to Stop Believing

This article draws your attention to some common myths about health in general, especially in connection with life within your workplace. You will be offered reasoning in order to show you why some information floating around is quite far from the truth.

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What You Need To Know About ASMR

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), generally auto Sensory Meridian Response, is an experience characterized by a static-like or tingling sensation on the skin that usually begins on the scalp and moves down the rear of the neck and higher spine. Its most ordinarily triggered by specific sensory system or visual stimuli, and less normally by intentional attention control.You may have experienced ASMR before while not even realizing it. The sound of raindrops pattering on a leaf, having your hair combed, somebody reading you a story... all these things may probably trigger ASMR. ASMR became additional widely known and has been growing in popularity since 2007, It continues to grow in popularity as additional and a lot of YouTubers create ASMR videos.

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Managing Employee’s Health and Wellness – A Better Way

Employee wellness programs that target preventing illnesses instead of early detection after problems arise are now possible. Stress is a major contributing factor to chronic illnesses that can be alleviated through stress management training. An added benefit of stress reduction is improved sleep quality because psychological stress contributes significantly to insomnia. Healthier employees means a healthier business.

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Top Talent Acquisition Strategies to Find the Best Employees

Recruitment shouldn’t be all about filling an available vacancy but it also involves getting the right candidates that will achieve organizational goals and business objectives. The process of talent acquisition should be an integral part of the organization's long term strategy.

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Why Is Organizational Culture Important?

It could be that you are an entrepreneur who just recently launched a business, or you are a business owner seeking to make the best for your business. Certain things need to be understood and should become inherent for your business to thrive beyond your imagination. One of such things is organizational culture. 

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A Guide to Setting Up a Gym in the Workplace

Exercise at the office has its benefits. Here are the best practices to setting up a gym in the workplace that workers will want to use. 

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7 Motivational Games for Employees

Workstations, as the name implies, is meant for work, but frankly working all time doesn't guarantee the best of the result. Hence, a need for integration between work and play. 

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How to Improve Emloyee Retention Rate

About one-third of employees will quit in the first 6 months of getting a new job while 35% of employees are planning their leave if they do not get a pay increase within 12 months. Hence almost 80% of corporate leaders’ view employee retention as a critical issue.

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Group Self-Care Activities for the Workplace

Self-care is typically considered a solo activity, but self-care activities for groups can be a fulfilling addition to your workplace. 

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HR Coordinators! Pop Quiz: What Is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental health first aid in the workplace is an essential best practice for organizations seeking to increase productivity while reducing healthcare costs. 

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Gender Inequality In the Workplace: How to Attain Gender Parity

Why is there still a gender inequality in the workplace, and what can employers do to change this in their organizations? 

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Recognizing Employee Depression in the Workplace

The chances are high that one of your staff is suffering from employee depression in the workplace. Do you know how to help? 

4 Ways to Improve Workplace Air Quality

Workplace Pollution and 4 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

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Can My Doctor Prescribe a Standing Desk?

One common question from health-conscious workers is, "Do I need a doctor's note for standing desk requests to my employer?" No, but it can help your case. 

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The Benefits of Creating a Wellness Room for Employees

What is a relaxation room for employees? Why should your office have one? 

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The Antidote to Toxic Coworkers: Set Healthy Boundaries

Toxic coworkers can create a negative work environment and make you miserable. Here's how to set healthy boundaries. 

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The Dangers of a Sedentary Meeting Culture

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An Unusual Way To Wake Up A Sleepy Meeting

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Post-Lunch Lethargy: How to Avoid Feeling Sleepy After Eating

If you're feeling sleepy after eating, here's how to beat the post-lunch slump. 

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Green Energy: The 8 Best Indoor Office Plants

Office plants can a fun, economical way to spruce up your business. For attractive, low-maintenance plants, check out the eight best indoor office plants. 

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Most Plants Don't Thrive in the Dark (Your Employees Won't Either): A Guide to Office Lighting

Lighting and productivity are inter-related. Lighting in the workplace can affect employee efficiency and their long term health. 

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Mind Your Manners: 5 Open-Office Etiquette Tips That Are Easy-to-Implement

Developing rules around open-office etiquette will transform the productivity in your workplace. Here are five easy-to-implement tips to get started. 

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Why (And How to) Use Gender-Neutral Language in the Workplace

U.S. workers increasingly expect tolerance from their employers. Gender-neutral language signals gender parity in the workplace. 

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The Truth About How Sleep Deprivation Affects Work Performance

Lack of productivity can be costly to a company, but do you know how sleep deprivation affects work performance? Get the facts about fatigue at work. 

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He/She/They: Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace

Where just 3 percent of Fortune 500 companies had a gender identity policy or protections in 2002, 82 percent of them did in 2017. Here's how you can, too. 

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ZZZZ...Nap Pods at Work: Why Smart Companies Allow Napping at Work

What would happen if a company encouraged nap pods at work as a means to get rest during the workday? Learn about this new trend and ways to implement it. 

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Blue Light Blocking Lenses for Work: Are They Worth It?

Do blue light glasses work, or are they just another fad? Research shows that blue light can interfere with sleep and screen time can cause eye strain. 

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Are You (or Your Employees) in Sleep Debt? Here Are the Telltale Signs

Your eyes are grainy and it feels like you're moving in slow motion. Yes, those are sleep deprivation signs. Here's how to solve this major problem. 

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Dollars and Sense: The Economic Burden of Worker Back Pain

The risk associated with work-related back pain can be greatly reduced by enhanced focus on the OSHA ergonomics standard and other common sense guidelines. 

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Support for Working Parents Starts With Family-Friendly Policies

Is there a way for companies to show support for working parents in this significant period of their lives, working with them rather than against them? 

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How Employers Can Reduce Back Pain With a Wellness Program Approach

With a little creativity, employers can reduce back pain in their staff, which can increase productivity and well-being in the long run. Here's how. 

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Mental Health Language: Words That Can Help and Harm the Workplace

Mental health language is hugely important when you're an HR professional. If you're promoting health and safety in the workplace, these words can help. 

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Why You Should Offer Your Employees a Gym Membership Benefit

Why should companies offer their workers a gym membership employee benefit? 

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Workplace Ergonomics and ISO Certification

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Can Employee's Poor Use of Ergonomic Office Furniture Lead to Workers' Compensation Payout?

Ergonomic office furniture can introduce new risks even as it solves for old problems. These tips will help prevent new workers' compensation claims. 

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How to Improve Self-Esteem

The effects of low self-esteem can affect career advancement. Here's how to improve self-esteem on an individual and company-wide level. 

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Going Green at Work: Your Guide to Sustainability in the Workplace

Sustainability in the workplace brings multiple benefits to companies including improved engagement, heightened innovation and lower costs. 

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Achoo! Cold and Flu Season in the Office: How to Stay Healthy

In the midst of cold and flu season, employers are working at preventing cold and flu in the workplace. Here are four practical steps to remember. 

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How Office Design Affects Employee Recruitment

Attracting the right employee population has a variety of facets, but have you ever considered the relationship between office design and recruitment? 

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Free Snacks in the Workplace Go Beyond a Bag of Chips

Follow these important guidelines to providing healthy work snacks your employees will actually enjoy. 

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4 Common Health and Safety Scenarios in the Workplace

A day in the office is pretty much like any other, but what happens if health and safety scenarios in the workplace occur? Here is how to prepare. 

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Is Your Wellness Program Causing Employees to Gain Weight?

In an era of spiraling healthcare costs and unhealthy habits, the employee wellness program is a way to help curb costs and drive healthier choices. 

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Celebrating a Diverse Workforce While Being Sensitive to All Customs and Beliefs

A diverse workforce is one of the most important things on the agenda for business leaders because it can lead to better business outcomes. 

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How Investing in Stationary Bikes for a Desk Can Benefit Your Company

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5 Industries That Really Embrace the Standing Desk Revolution

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5 Ways Investing in Employee Wellness Saves Money

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The Employee Workspace is Often the Forgotten Child in Modern Office Design Trends

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Why You Should Build An Active Working Environment With Your Team

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Why Ergonomic Office Furniture is a Profitable Investment

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How Do HR Help Employees Release Work-Related Stress?

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Office Work: The Evolution of a Health Hazard and the Solution

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4 Ways Standing Desks Improve Employee Productivity

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Sitting Too Much is Harmful to Workers' Mental Health

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Fewer Hours = Higher Productivity

What is the most well-known economy in the EU that isn’t doing well?  “Greece”, says the majority.  It has the 4th highest average total working hours/person/year in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.  Only Korea (#3), Costa Rica (#2), and Mexico (#1) are worse.  Mexico at 2255 annual working hours has the poorest GDP return per person.

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Boost Work Productivity At The Push Of A (Thermostat) Button

Do you think a warmer or cooler office temperature is better for your work productivity? Scientists have been studying the subject for decades... 

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How Balance Disorders in the Office Affect Employee Productivity

If you've ever experienced dizziness due to an illness or migraine headache, you know the impact of vertigo at the office on health and productivity. 

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Assisting Pregnant Women With Temporary Health Conditions Can Increase Productivity

Learn about the common health symptoms of those working while pregnant and make changes to increase productivity for women in the workplace. 

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How Employers Can Help Support Wellness Resolutions in the New Year

How can you improve health and safety in the workplace by supporting employee resolutions? 

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What Inclement Weather Means for Your Office

Inclement weather, winter weather impact and other hazards can pose dangers to your employees. Here's how to protect them in the most effective way. 

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Social Anxiety and the Office Environment

Social anxiety is a common disorder of mental health in the workplace. Treatments are available, and managers and coworkers can help. 

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Food Allergies in the Workplace

Offering healthy snacks in the office? How to make your workplace safe for your employees with food allergies in the office. 

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What Type of Office Chair is Best for Your Workplace?

Learn the differences between popular office chairs and see why some are better for the ergonomically correct workplace. 

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Is an Unlimited Vacation Time Policy Right for Your Workplace?

It sounds like every employee's dream job perk: unlimited vacation days. But is it right for your workplace? Here are a few things to consider. 

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What Happens When Your Company's Meeting Room Gets a Fitness Facelift?

How can you make your meeting room design more supportive of employee wellness? 

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Making Your Workplace Fitness-Friendly Yet Inclusive

How can you use wellness programs to create a health and inclusive work environment? 

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Change Management: How HR Professionals Can Effectively Disseminate Information

In the business world, nothing is older than the concept of change. Employers have long struggled with change management, but research shows a clear path. 

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HR Managers' New Year's Resolutions for Employee Satisfaction

An HR Manager's 2019 plan for employee satisfaction starts with listening. Use these tips to start the new year with momentum. 

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These Desirable Benefits Are Promoting Employee Health

With unemployment low across much of the country, these benefits promoting employee health may make the difference in getting that fantastic new hire. 

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Becoming a Mentor: The Importance and Impact of a Mentor

Becoming a mentor may be one of the most important decisions you ever make. Here's why your company should start a mentoring program. 

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How an Employee Assistance Program Can Help Your Employees Thrive

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) offer employee wellness and other benefits to meet the needs of a younger work force. 

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Alternative Incentives for Employee Wellness Participation

Try these employee wellness incentive program ideas to leverage social interactions and take your organization beyond mere monetary rewards. 

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Dos and Don'ts for Competitive Employee Wellness Program Activities at Work

Motivational dieting and competitive employee wellness program activities are an opportunity to inspire and create camaraderie among employees. 

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How To Create an Ergonomic Policy

With more employers becoming interested in the benefits of a well-designed, ergonomic workplace, creating an ergonomic policy is a natural next step. 

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Health and Safety Training in the Office Workplace

Promoting the importance of health and safety training in the workplace can be a challenge. Follow these tips for employee health and safety training. 

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Innovative Employee Health and Wellness Offerings

Workplace wellness programs help employees become healthier and more engaged. Ideas for you to offer a more innovative employee wellness incentive program. 

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The Surprising Psychological Benefits of a Standing Desk

The physical health benefits of using a standing desk for work are widely reported and well-known. But can this healthy habit also boost your brain? 

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How Standing Desks Make Employers Competitive

What do standing desks in an office have to do with the job market? More than you might think. Recruit and retain top talent with wellness benefits. 

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Accommodating Disabilities Is the Law — and It's Good for Business

Providing employees with reasonable accommodations for their disabilities enables you to comply with ADA requirements for office space and improves morale. 

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Bring Preventative Health Strategies to Life With Wellness Wednesdays

Dedicate Wednesdays to workplace wellness and preventative health strategies. Here are eight ways to get started. 

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3 Ways Ergonomics and Workplace Design Create a Positive Employee Experience

The space you work in impacts your thinking, which is why ergonomics and workplace design are critically important for business leaders to consider. 

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Creative Ways To Increase Awareness of Health Benefits

As an employer, raising awareness for side benefits like chiropractic visits, acupuncture and more can improve health in the workplace. 

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Employee Wellness Incentive Program Ideas To Create Healthy Competition in the Office

What do you need to know when considering employee wellness incentive program ideas? 

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The Many Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs

What are the benefits of employee wellness programs, and how can you implement one in your own organization? 

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Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder in Your Office

Learn why winter is the most common time of year for depression in the workplace and how you can be part of seasonal affective disorder prevention. 

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Save Money and Boost Loyalty With an Ergonomics Program

Workplace injuries cost companies billions of dollars every year and create tremendous stress and discomfort for sufferers. An ergonomics programs — a systematic process of fitting jobs and equipment to people — is a wise investment that can not only save money but also improve health, productivity and morale. But how do you create it?

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Flexible Workspace - Variety is the Spice of Life

There are a lot of ways we can improve the modern office.  If we can all just roll our desks into an otherwise “empty” conference room, complete with our laptops, and all the tools we need to work, then meetings become simple and much more productive.

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Legal Compliance and Employee Wellness Programs

Regulations such as the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act can make employee wellness program ideas a challenge, but it improves employee welfare.

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How to Make Your Office Space ADA Compliant

In 2010, the Department of Justice published a new set of ADA standards that extended the ADA’s jurisdiction to the internet as a place of public accommodation. Not only is ADA compliance a matter of obeying the law, but it also indicates to your employees and your customers that you care about their wellbeing.

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How Free Snacks Can Contribute to Health in the Workplace

Providing nutritious snacks for your workers can be part of an effective campaign for better health in the workplace. Here's how to pick the best foods. 

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