"The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually." Greg Anderson (American best selling Author and founder of the American Wellness Project., b.1964)
Thank you for joining us in the WorkLifeMatters Wellness Center. As a company that offers WorkLifeMatters, Guardian’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a variety of wellness resources are available to help you maintain a culture of wellness in your organization. By clicking on any of the subjects below, you can access tools like PowerPoint presentations, video streams, and articles.
Skill BuildersAchieving Personal Goals
You know your life could be better. You're not fulfilling your potential. Or maybe you've been wondering when your dreams will come true. Achieving Personal Goals will get you headed in the right direction and give you some tips for making it all happen! In this Skill Builder you will learn tips to help you define your goals, methods to help you work towards your goals, and techniques to help you follow through on your plan.Maintaining a Healthy Business Lifestyle
Staying healthy and physically fit in today’s fast-paced society is a challenge for anyone. Perhaps no one faces a bigger challenge in this regard than the business professional, who must be prepared to perform at a high level during long work days and often in stressful situations. In this Skill Builder you will learn how to establish a healthy diet, how to become physically and mentally fit, and how to develop a healthy work routine.
VideoEmotional Eating (18 minutes)
Stress, Weight Control & Emotional Eating. Over eating can cause you to feel stressed and stress can cause you to overeat. It’s a vicious cycle that, if left unchecked, can lead to all kinds of health problems including insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. In this video you will learn seven strategies for overcoming emotional eating.
Fajitas have become popular, in part because they are fun to put together as well as to eat. This version is assembled, then baked. 256 calories, 8 g fat, per servingBest-Ever Chocolate Cookies
Your family and friends will never know that bran cereal is one of the ingredients in these delicious crunchy cookies. 103 calories, 6 g fat, per serving.Broiled Pork Medallions with Wilted Summer Greens – 430 cal, 21 g fat
Cedar shingles and shims, available at lumberyards, impart a unique flavor to salmon when baking. For this recipe, you’ll need to soak 2 untreated cedar shingles or 1 package cedar shims in water for at least 2 hours or preferably overnight. 181 calories, 7 g fat, per serving.Chocolate Cake with Raspberries – 310 calories, 11 g fat, per serving
Curried Spinach, Walnut and Orange Salad – 340 calories, 20 g fat, per serving
Pumpkin Raisin Muffins
Serve these delicious muffins with juice or fruit and a quick-cooked egg for a tasty breakfast that is easy to make. 191 calories, 6 g fat, per serving.Spaghetti Carbonara – Low-fat version. 520 calories, 11 g fat, per serving.
Squash And Brown Rice Primavera
Articles & Other ResourcesBody Mass Index Calculator for Adults
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.Nutrition Quotient Test - Do you know your nutrition facts?
With an ever-increasing emphasis on health in our society, there has been a proliferation of articles and information concerning nutrition. As fast food increasingly becomes the staple diet of busy folks in the Western World, the health food movement counterbalances this trend by saturating the media with a dizzying array of advice and health claims. Discerning between hype and sound advice is no small feat. Do you know your nutrition basics to guide you through this appetizing maze? After finishing the Nutrition Quotient Test, you will receive a detailed, of your score that includes diagrams, information on the test topic and tips.12 Reasons to Develop a Regular Eating Routine
There are many things you can do to have a healthier lifestyle. One is to develop a regular eating routine. This article gives you 12 reasons to develop that routine.12 Ways to Create a Healthful Eating Style
One way to have a healthier lifestyle is to create a healthful eating style. This article gives you 12 ways to do so.Balancing Calories and Weight Management
Achieving and sustaining appropriate body weight across the lifespan is vital to maintaining good health and quality of life. Several behaviors and practices have been shown to help people manage their food and beverage intake and calorie expenditure and ultimately manage body weight.Eating Well On A Budget
Healthy eating does not have to be expensive. This article includes tips for keeping your calories and budget in balance.Fast-Food Alternatives
This handout includes healthy alternatives to common fast-food meals.Healthy Plate
Building a healthy plate of food may reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease and help you to lose weight and overall help you lead a healthier lifestyle.The Importance of Fiber
Fiber or "roughage" as your grandmother may have called it is very important for good health. This article discusses the many roles fiber plays in the body and the many positive health outcomes it has.Tasty Tips for Eating Smart at Work Poster – 10 tips for eating smart at work.
Tasty Tips for Smarter Snacking Poster – 10 tips for smarter snacking.
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