Emotional Wellness

Avoiding Workplace Word Wars

by Lorie Reichel-Howe of Conversations in the Workplace

If you work with people, it’s inevitable that you have felt the sting of cutting words, the stab of sarcasm and the sickening silence when a coworker is verbally attacked.  When workplace word wars occur, people become casualties, relationships are strained, and morale plunges downward. Unless people effectively and confidently respond to verbal outbursts, culture will erode, productivity will plummet, and attrition will skyrocket.

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Dealing With Constantly Complaining Coworkers

by Lorie Reichel Howe with Conversations in the Workplace

Quite frankly, the majority of us complain about work because it’s work. We are all guilty of doing so at some point. But then there are coworkers who get stuck on repeatedly complaining while making no effort to address and resolve issues. If you work with a chronic complainer, you may feel like you are held hostage and suffocated by their negative mumblings.

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Divert Disaster, Delete that Email and Dialogue

by Lorie Reichel Howe of Conversations in the Workplace

While email has made workplace communication efficient, there are times when face-to-face conversations (whether in-person or virtual via a screen) are needed.  At these times, defaulting to email is risky and may result in workplace nightmares.

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Do you enjoy massage therapy? Reiki? Health Coaching? Want it as an employee benefit? Here’s how!

by Denise O’Malley, Healthy Living Maestro and founder of You Define Wellness 

How much do you spend every year for massage therapy, holistic health care, coaching, mental health, fitness, yoga, etc.?  Studies show that 59 million Americans spend an estimated $30.2 BILLION every year, out-of-their pocket, on healthy living services not covered by other employee benefit programs! 

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Addressing Workplace Gossip Without Getting Sucked-In

by Lorie Reichel Howe with Conversations in the Workplace

The way employees communicate either makes or breaks an organization. Spoken words are powerful containing the ability to help or harm others. One form of communication—gossip—is a killer of workplace culture. The way managers and employees respond to gossip either safeguards or erodes workplace culture.

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Ashes to Ashes

by Peggy Green of Thee Grief Specialist

We all have heard the phrase “Ashes to Ashes” but what does it truly mean. It means everything that has life will one day come to an end.

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Reenergize in Difficult Times

by Peggy Green of Thee Grief Specialist

“I can’t get out of bed”, “I can barely get ready for work” “I am overwhelmed by day to day tasks”, “I don’t care if I shower, wash my hair or brush my teeth”.

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SOY: Helps to Fight Cancer

By Rhonda Bolich-Lampo with The WELLthy People

Contrary to popular belief soy is a health builder not destroyer…. 

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10 Simple Ways to Transform your Brain Health

By Melinda Luke of Brain Body Matters

There are many great ways to
boost your brain health. Here
are some of the top picks…

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3 Lessons about Employee Benefits Learned during the Pandemic

by Denise O’Malley, the Healthy Living Maestro at You Define Wellness

When it feels like life is throwing mud balls at me, I always step back to consider what positive lessons I can learn from the experience.  The pandemic that started in 2020 has gifted us with three important messages about life planning.

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