We are committed to utilizing innovative and effective means to engage and inspire our employees and their families to adopt and sustain healthy living practices.John Horne, Director- Safety & Health
We believe that a positive attitude to health and safety extends beyond our gates and so provide Employee Family Assistance Programs, alternative work schedules where feasible, fitness centers at some locations and educational sessions on a variety of wellness issues.
Your body hears everything your mind says. Stay positive.
Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.
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Learning to Deal with Stress

From studying and worrying about making good grades in dealing with an elderly parent’s failing health, stress within the family is part of life. Dealing with that stress and remaining positive in tough times is how to make it through unwanted situations. As a parent or guardian, it is important to keep the lines…

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Social Media and Mental Health

Being a parent is hard, and being a parent in an age of social media is extra hard because it is uncharted territory. Parents 30 years ago were deciding what CDs were appropriate for their kids, not whether or not they needed a smartphone and access to social media. The decisions parents make now…

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Myths About Child Mental Health

Raising children is a taxing task that nobody really ever knows if they are doing right or wrong because of no answers to how and what to do exist. Parents take advice from their parents who guessed and asked their parents what to do. It is a cycle of guessing and trial-and-error that continues….

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What Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

When making the decision to become a parent, many of the items on an internal checklist include the physical needs of a child. Is there enough money to feed and clothe a baby who is going to get bigger and need more clothes and food? Are the current job and household situation conducive to…

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Easy Ways to Improve Mental Wellness

The World Health Organization defines mental wellness as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” There are a lot of commas in…

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How to Find a Therapist

Feelings of depression, anxiety, angst, and any other unsettling thoughts or issues are hard to work through without the support of family and friends, but sometimes even those closest to us just don’t know what to say or how to help. Sometimes, it is best to speak with a third party who also happens…

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The Nutrien Team in Alberta, Canada is Focused on the Future

Part of the Nutrien mission is dedicated to educating today’s youth about sustainable agriculture, and the Alberta team, including the corporate office in Calgary and all site locations as well, support programs locally that aim to fulfill this mission. In addition to education, any education partner program for Nutrien must also be based on…

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Projects are Starting in Lima, Ohio after Nutrien Saved the Day

Many states employ volunteers to a program called CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates. CASA personnel attend court cases where the placement of children is involved and serve as a third party helping the court to make a decision in the best interest of the child they represent. CASA workers also conduct interviews with children…

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Diet as a Treatment for Anxiety and Depression

It is no secret that the foods we eat have a bigger impact on our bodies than filling our stomachs, but did you know that by adding or eliminating certain foods you can treat anxiety and depression? Researchers have done studies on diets and have found two that provide significant results to participants –…

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Fitness for the Mind and Body: The Diet’s Impact on Mental Health

The brain is nourished through the things we eat and the activities we participate in throughout the day. High physical activity levels lead to higher brain function and activity, and the foods we eat cause similar effects to the brain. Healthy foods keep the brain fit and functioning while fatty and sugary foods leave…