Archive | March, 2013

If I’m Eating Less, Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

There is good news and bad news on the health front these days.   The good news is that a recent study by the  Center for Disease Control shows Americans consuming fewer calories per day since 2010.  In the study, the average number of calories consumed has declined by 74 calories per day.  That’s the good […]

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Eight Reasons to Choose a Wellness Vacation

There is no doubt about it–our personal time is precious.   We spend most of our year working, and then have to choose where and how we would like to spend the one or two weeks of vacation time we earn each year.  When there are so many choices and options, making that choice can be […]

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Personal Strength as a Natural Resource

In an earlier post this week I discussed the Gallup poll findings on job satisfaction in the United States.  Over 50% of those surveyed stated they were only somewhat satisfied or completely dissatisfied with their jobs.   Now, job satisfaction is a complicated issue and there are a number of different factors that play into […]

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How to Improve Your Own Job Satisfaction

The most recent Gallup poll regarding job satisfaction shows that only 47% of Americans are completely satisfied with their job.  Although that seems like a large percentage, it means that less than half of the working population is really satisfied with something that constitutes a large part of their lives.  Next in line are people […]

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How to Find Your Own Work/Life Balance

For the last few weeks, I have been running into the concept of work/life balance on a regular basis.  I see it mentioned in articles, on the internet, in conversations.   Wherever I turn people seem to be looking for the perfect blend of time spent between work and personal life that will leave them […]

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