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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

working toward a heathly life
Updated 7/31/2015 7:21:21 AM

A recent life style change has caused a weight gain and Ineed to get THE WEIGHT OFF!f...  Read more

Work Lunches
Updated 7/31/2015 7:25:16 AM

I'm looking for some ideas for lunches to pack to bring to work, as I think a great first step in improving my health is packing lunch rather than relying on quick-convenience foods for lunch (though, I'm not quite at a point where I'm willing to com...  Read more

barcode scan doesnt work well at all. work with ot
Updated 7/30/2015 9:22:00 PM

barcode scan doesnt work well at all. work with other apps. so not my cell....  Read more

Well, it still isn't working. I could get to mess
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Well, it still isn't working. I could get to message boards and just tried to send this comment, but that didn't work, either. I get the same error when I try to post anything on the app. I've rebooted my phone and logged out of the app......  Read more

Ughhhh, there was a ceremony at work today with to
Updated 7/30/2015 4:21:39 PM

Ughhhh, there was a ceremony at work today with too much food... Now I feel miserable. :( Guess I'll have to go home and rest until my stomach isn't so full before heading to the gym tonight. :( Definitely a bad choice today....  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