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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

I work a retail job where I am on my feet all day
Updated 8/30/2016 10:57:09 AM

I work a retail job where I am on my feet all day and have no time to snack throughout the day. I have to rely on breakfast in the morning lunch in the evening and dinner when I come home. I know it's not good to do that. Any tips?...  Read more

So can any one tell me if this app works. I am a t
Updated 8/30/2016 10:59:09 AM

So can any one tell me if this app works. I am a trucker and trying to lose weight...  Read more

Hey I'm new on this app, just started working out
Updated 8/30/2016 11:38:06 AM

Hey I'm new on this app, just started working out and watching what I'm eating. Looking for like minded people who can keep me motivated and vice versa. #firstpost...  Read more

I need to pick either eating better or working out
Updated 8/30/2016 9:50:00 AM

I need to pick either eating better or working out to focus on for 30 days to make it a habit and then add the other one. Which one should I do first?...  Read more

Today is day one for me. If this works. Today I w
Updated 8/30/2016 9:07:50 AM

Today is day one for me. If this works. Today I will spend looking at new foods to try and maybe find them in a magazine cut them and past them to remind me I need to keep going. Have a wonderful day...  Read more

Vegetarian and 'healthy' diets could be more harmful to the environment

Vegetarian and 'healthy' diets could be more harmful to the environment, researchers sayEating lettuce is 'over three times worse' in greenhouse gas emissions than eating baconFollowing the USDA recommendations to consume more fruits, vegetables, dai...  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

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