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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

Hey :-) I am setting up a healthy choices reward s
Updated 9/17/2014 11:05:27 PM

Hey :-) I am setting up a healthy choices reward system and am creating a list of rewards that do not revolve around food. I just wanted together ideas and find out how you reward yourself for reaching goals. Thank you!...  Read more

Need a little advise, I have no issue working out
Updated 9/18/2014 11:28:32 PM

Need a little advise, I have no issue working out in fact I was at the gym for almost 2 hours today. I must admit my eating habits are bad. I eat way to late sometimes and I hardly eat 3 meals a day. Any advise on eating and food....  Read more

Checking in, I worked out this morning for 15 min,
Updated 9/17/2014 4:03:05 PM

Checking in, I worked out this morning for 15 min, and logged all my food :) but my lunch was much much more then I thought it would be :( any ideas for a lite dinner?...  Read more

Have one bad Knee and I need to start working out.
Updated 9/18/2014 12:23:40 PM

Have one bad Knee and I need to start working out. It's been awhile new to start slow. Never been a runner any suggestions? And I don't belong to a gym or rec can't really afford it right now...  Read more

Hello I need help im going to be working all day a
Updated 9/17/2014 9:52:11 AM

Hello I need help im going to be working all day and did not have time to fix a meal and im going out to but a chicken Cesar salad from pollo tropical are they bad to eat im not eating the cheese on croutons just the chicken dressing and salad help...  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