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6 Ways to Protect Your Lower Back From Injury

Back pain is one of the most widespread issues in modern American life. Experts estimate that eight out of ten Americans will experience back pain in their lives.  According to the Integrated Benefits Institute’s Health and Productivity Benchmarking 2016, musculoskeletal disorders (aka pain in the back and joints — especially the hips, knees and shoulders) account…

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How Financial Wellness Reduces Workplace Stress

How much time do people spend worrying about money at work? And how it this impacting their ability to do their job? If you look at the data emerging from recent studies, you’ll see that finances have become a leading cause of stress in the workplace. PricewaterhouseCooper’s 2017 Employee Financial Wellness Survey found that roughly half of…

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Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Workplace

It’s the final stretch of winter for people in the northern parts of the U.S., and while the light-filled days of spring are closer, a significant number of people in your workforce may still be struggling with seasonal affective disorder. The American Psychiatric Association reports that approximately five percent of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder…