Category Archives: yoga

Your Desk is a Deathtrap

Did you know that June is National Safety Month? It's a great time to address leading causes of injury in the workplace. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendinitis accounted for 380,600, or one-third, of days away from work in 2013, according to the National Safety Council. Workplace wellness programming is here to help. Take it…
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SANCTUARY

SANCTUARY noun sanc·tu·ary \ˈsaŋ(k)-chə-ˌwer-ē\ : a place where someone or something is protected or given shelter   The cold weather is setting in. The holiday season approaches. Here comes the stress, stress, stress. You know what you need? Sanctuary. While this word might bring up illusions of faraway, tranquil beaches, don't discount your ability to create stillness…
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Sitting is the New Smoking

Did you know that sitting is killing you? It's true! Sitting six or more hours a day increases the risk of death within 15 years by 40% compared to those who sit less than three hours a day. In addition, sitting: is highly correlated with weight gain and type 2 diabetes doubles the risk of…
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Overwhelmed?

You know how exercise is good for you? Oh, and meditation is good for you too? Well get this: Exercise AND meditation together help reduce depression. That's right! A study from Rutgers University showed a nearly 40% reduction in depressive symptoms after 8 weeks of training...and "training" was 30 minutes of meditation followed by 30…
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