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“Look” and “Listen” with Birdsongs

“Look” and “Listen” with Birdsongs

Listening to birdsong can have a profound impact on mental well-being. Connecting with nature, a practice consistently linked to improved body and brain health, takes a delightful form through the songs of birds.

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Boost Your Health with NEAT: The Simple Way to Get Active

Boost Your Health with NEAT: The Simple Way to Get Active

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Understanding how NEAT works is crucial because it can be harnessed to enhance your well-being. Even small changes in behavior can amplify the benefits of NEAT. Research has revealed that people of the same size can have vastly different levels of NEAT, influenced by factors such as their job, living environment, and lifestyle. The good news is that incorporating more NEAT into your daily routine doesn’t require major lifestyle overhauls –– it often just takes a shift in mindset and small adjustments to your daily life.

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New Study Reveals You Don’t Need 10,000 Steps a Day

New Study Reveals You Don’t Need 10,000 Steps a Day

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We’ve all heard that “10,000 steps a day” is the golden rule for good health, but a groundbreaking study is challenging that notion. New research suggests that walking approximately 4,000 steps per day can lead to a reduction in the risk of mortality from any cause.

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Improving Employee Engagement

Improving Employee Engagement

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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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The Afternoon Slump: New Study Reveals Impact on Workplace Productivity

The Afternoon Slump: New Study Reveals Impact on Workplace Productivity

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A recent study study examined nearly 800 office-based employees over two years and found that productivity and accuracy decline during the afternoon hours. Regardless of work hours and arrangements, developing self-regulation strategies is essential in staying alert and focused at work. Your Best Self Online Course provides straightforward techniques for folks to discover and address their self-regulation needs.

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Self-Regulation Strategies Support our Overall Health and Wellness

Self-Regulation Strategies Support our Overall Health and Wellness

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In addition to positively impacting your health, physical activity breaks are important for self-regulation, productivity, and focus. Here at the Alert Program®, we emphasize that we do exercise and take frequent movement breaks throughout the day because it’s an often missing piece of our self-care, and an important part of self-regulation. And understanding our self-regulation helps us tremendously to have more ease in our day.

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Prioritizing Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being

Prioritizing Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being

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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 workplace mental health and well-being. This includes a list of “Five Essentials to support workplaces as engines of well-being.” These include: (1) Protection from Harm, (2) Connection & Community, (3) Work-Life Harmony, (4) Mattering at Work, and (5) Opportunity for Growth.

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High Marks Alert Program® Courses Continue!

High Marks Alert Program® Courses Continue!

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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 results continue to be outstanding. 

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