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After more than three years of significant changes to the job market and workplace, a recent Gallup report highlights a concerning decline in employee engagement, particularly among Gen Zers and young millennials. In 2022, only 32% of workers reported feeling engaged with their jobs, compared to 36% in 2020. This drop in engagement, especially among younger employees, is concerning for both employee mental health and overall company performance.
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Listen to this blog here! We’ve all heard that 10,000 steps a day is optimal for reducing cardiovascular disease, cancer risk, and dementia. However, walking four to five miles at once can be daunting, not to mention unrealistic for most schedules. According to Michael Fredericson, MD, the director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation division […]Read More
Listen to this blog here! Conversations around workplace mental health and well-being have rightfully received increased awareness in 2023. While employee mental health is still not a #1 priority in many workplaces, it’s become a much more widely discussed and prioritized topic. In 2022, the office of the U.S. Surgeon General released its framework for […]Read More
Listen to this blog here! Each year, we carefully analyze the data and feedback from the Alert Program® Online Course and Your Best Self Online Course post-tests and evaluations. Sorting through your answers and comments helps us to continually improve our courses and offerings. We are thrilled to report that in the 2021-2022 assessment, the […]Read More
It’s college admission season here in the US, which comes with a flood of emotions for high school students and families across the nation. Coming to a decision on where to begin one’s higher education journey can be one of the biggest decisions in a young adult’s life. And receiving acceptances and rejections can play […]Read More
Listen to this blog here! Within the span of two years, the job market has oscillated from hiring booms and job shortages, to hiring freezes and layoffs. More than ever, having a reliable, high-performing, and satisfied staff is essential to riding out unpredictable times. The ability to self-regulate is important in staying focused and efficient […]Read More
When the Alert Program® first got rolling, it was an idea in search of a visual. Children and adults alike needed to wrap their brains around a mental picture of three basic alert levels – high, low and middle, or what the program developers call “just right.” A little car came to mind. Maybe lurching […]Read More
How’s it going? Comfortable at your computer or plagued by screen glare and a back ache? Good music in the background or nagging construction going on next door? Sipping a glass of iced tea or nursing a dry throat? Yeah, those small things can go a long way toward distracting you or keeping you alert. […]Read More
You might think the Alert Program® is just for elementary school-aged kiddos. But it supports self-regulation (changing how alert you feel) for all ages, populations and settings. Once you know about the importance of self-regulation, it can take you to some surprising places. Here are seven Alert Program® success stories. After taking an Alert Program® training…Read More
The engine analogy is not the “be all and end all,” although the Alert Program® often uses the metaphor of a car engine running high, low, or just right. Young children relate to the playful side of it; adults drive and own cars, so they understand it from a practical standpoint. Naturally, each level has its […]Read More
Something going on with your kiddo? Maybe learning or socializing isn’t going so smoothly? You’ve come to the right site. Here are five Alert Program® tips to ease your mind and set change in motion. 1) Know that there are a lot of kids and teens like yours and parents like you — and loads […]Read More