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Healthy Work Environments Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Work Environments.

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Why Kids Need to Spend Time Outdoors

Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading. A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo...  Read more

Vote with Your Fork

One-quarter of Americans are obese. Sixty percent live a sedentary lifestyle. And this generation of kids is the first generation since 1900 that may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. The health of America, the world’s richest...  Read more

10 Ways to Get Organized for Weight Loss

Linda came rushing in, 20 minutes late for our training appointment, extremely apologetic. When she was ready to leave her home, with plenty of time to arrive promptly, she realized her sneakers were not in her gym bag.  After searching frantica...  Read more

How a 'Bad Food' Attitude Can Backfire

Do you struggle with cravings and wish you had the will power to cut out certain foods completely? When we work toward a healthy diet, so many of us think that making a list of food culprits and calling them off-limits will help us to succeed. H...  Read more

Why Getting Outside is So Good for You

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead." Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri...  Read more

What have you done for your healthy lifestyle toda
Updated 2/1/2016 1:40:29 AM

What have you done for your healthy lifestyle today me 35 minutes running...  Read more

Hey I'm hoping this work, trying to see changes by
Updated 1/31/2016 6:21:07 PM

Hey I'm hoping this work, trying to see changes by Valentine's Day!...  Read more

Worked out for 45 minutes today despite feeling na
Updated 1/31/2016 6:15:14 PM

Worked out for 45 minutes today despite feeling nauseas and a slight headache. I'm proud of myself because i didn't feel up to it...  Read more

Today I was feeling too lazy to work out - it's th
Updated 1/31/2016 7:44:11 PM

Today I was feeling too lazy to work out - it's that time of the month. In the evening my flatmate made Oreo truffles, and I went for a walk not to be around, which turned out to be an hour long run!Who would guess Oreos are good for weight loss lol!...  Read more

Does anyone have any good ideas for healthy and yu
Updated 1/31/2016 5:49:39 PM

Does anyone have any good ideas for healthy and yummy snacks that are diabetes friendly?...  Read more

Creative people see things differently

Being organized and living in a pleasant environment, your sanctuary, is important! Creative people tend to be able to "see things differently" and end up coping with unwanted clutter, a bad living environment, etc. because they can see it in anothe...  Read more

Humor

When I feel down or discouraged I try to find humor in my environment....  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Poll: Would You Join a Same-Sex Gym?

I recently read an article about women-only gyms, which are growing in popularity. According to the story, "Studies have shown that self-conscious women who exercise in same-sex environments are more willing to work out, and more satisfied with their...  Read more

Cold and Flu Season is Just around the Corner

If you’re like me, the change of seasons brings a nice reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the warmer weather months, but it also brings the dreaded cold and flu season.Have you ever wondered why the flu is much more prevalent during the win...  Read more