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Women in the Workplace

Careers and job opportunities for both men and women have changed tremendously over time. From the availability and variety of jobs to the secondary education efforts available to do those jobs, recent generations have seen doors open to a world of seemingly endless opportunities, and women have made especially large leaps in recent decades….

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How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time again. Yes, it’s time to pack up all your holiday decorations and prepare for the new year ahead. The start of a new year also means reflecting on the year that has passed and looking for ways to spark positive change in your life. New Year’s resolutions are a common way…

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Avoiding End-of-Year Burnout

The conclusion of a year brings festivities and fun with holiday and New Year’s celebrations outside of the workplace and even with the work family, but in and amongst the joy and laughter lies a looming deadline to complete many projects before the year is through. No matter the work you do, there are…

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National Impaired Driving Month

The holiday season means a lot of things to a lot of people. It means gathering together with friends and family, more food than you could possibly eat, celebrations that last long into the night, and much more. Sometimes, this can mean having a little too much to drink. To combat the uptick in…

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Movember

Have you noticed that in recent years the number of men letting their mustaches grow out in the fall have significantly increased? Well, that isn’t just a coincidence. Movember is a movement that gained traction in the United States and Canada back in 2007, but has since gained global recognition with more than 5.5…

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Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Finding the balance between work and your personal life is a challenge many working people face. It’s hard to draw a line and dedicate some time to yourself, your friends, or your family. As challenging as it may be, having a strong work-life balance is crucial to your overall happiness and wellbeing. If you’re…

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National Donor Day (US)

  In addition to Valentine’s Day, February 14th is National Donor Day, an observance day originally designated in 1998 to raise awareness for organ, eye, tissue, marrow, platelet and blood donation. Today, nearly 120,000 patients are on the waiting list to receive a lifesaving organ transplant, and countless others are in need of cornea,…

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Go Red for Women (US)

  In the past, heart disease and heart attack have been predominantly associated with men, specifically older men. Historically, men have been the subjects of research done to understand heart disease and stroke, which has been the basis for treatment guidelines and programs. This has led to an oversimplified, distorted view of heart disease…

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How to Have Fun at Work While Staying Productive

  It can sometimes be hard to enjoy being at work.  Depending on your workplace, and the work environment, work never feels like anything except just working.  However, it is important to enjoy the place where you spend most of your day, especially as it seems to be harder to get away from work…

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7 Reasons You Should Start the Day with Exercise

  It’s tough to make ourselves exercise at the end of the work day, when all we want is to go home and rest.  But there is an alternative solution: exercise in the morning before work!  It can be tempting to completely disregard working out in the morning as too difficult to even contemplate,…