Have you ever wondered if superpowers are real and if yes, which ones would be yours? Well, there is a new woman in town; ready to tickle out your personal fire, your talents and capabilities and most important of all, your liveliness. When I first met Selina, we were simply two people, looking for an … Continue reading Are you up for unleashing your potential? Meet Selina: Potential Digger, Sound Coach & Body Therapist
When I go to a restaurant, order a meal, and discover that I don't like it or am very disappointed by it, I have to recognize that there is nothing wrong or faulty with the meal itself. Other people might like it. In fact, it's not the meal itself, but my expectations around the meal, … Continue reading Managing your Expectations: An Exercise in Happiness
Is your flow channel cluttered? Don't let too much stuff block your potential! Learn how to make some space in your life for your divine energy to flow!
Find yourself in an unwanted workplace conflict? Educate yourself on the situation and what can be done about it in this informative piece by HR Wellness creator Chelsea.
A traditional recipe with a modern update - check out this super- healthy, not-your-grandma's banana bread!
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"Heart disease, diabetes and obesity can be reversed by a healthy diet... various cancers, autoimmune diseases, bone health, kidney health, vision and brain disorders in old age (like cognitive dysfunction and Alzheimer's) are convincingly influenced by diet. The diet that has time and again been shown to reverse and/or prevent these diseases is the same whole … Continue reading How to get certified in plant-based nutrition
Plato, Not Prozac! is all about utilizing the wisdom of ancient and modern philosophical traditions in order to put your life into perspective and come to peace with some of your most pressing problems. Why philosophy over Prozac? While prescription drugs often help to lessen the side effects of your depression, they do nothing to … Continue reading How to overcome anything with the help of philosophy
Last night I went to a poetry reading in Linz, the first of its kind for me. Since I arrived here last July, I spent most of the summer in a love daze with David, being newly together; I spent the end of the year traveling throughout the Salzkammergut for my internship; and finally, spent … Continue reading Getting High on Life Again
Athleisure: "a style of clothing worn as athletic apparel but also suitable for casual, everyday wear". So I’m having a great week, just started a new job in a cool young startup and things are going well. I promised away this holiday weekend, as my sister needed a babysitter for my two adorable, sweet nieces … Continue reading Empowerment through Athleisure
As a child, I was raised by separated parents, each with their own parenting - and feeding - style. Each approached the art of nourishing the family differently and thus, had a lasting impact on my relationship with food (and that of my siblings). On one hand, my father prepared regular, balanced meals for us, which … Continue reading The Perfect Meal for Every Day
I love to sit in bed with the window open. This evening as I do so I breathe in the fresh, warm, late spring air, listening to the life around me. The sound of the city's bustling finally coming to an end; the wind and echo of places far away. Distant 'hills' dwarfed by even … Continue reading A Nighttime Contemplation
Coconut milk and ginger in a classic tomato soup; what a dreamy combination! But the real secret ingredient in this recipe is the pearl onions - try to find these at your local supermarket if you can. If not, use another small onion variety such as shallots. Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-free! Ingredients: 4 regular size cans … Continue reading Tangy vegan tomato soup
Hey guys! I'm experimenting with different blog ideas and today I thought I'd share a new recipe with you. This is a lovely, satisfying, crunchy and sweet breakfast idea that will provide you with energy, vitamins, live enzymes, and most importantly if you are veggie like me, PROTEIN. Unlike your usual fruit salad, this one … Continue reading Vegan protein fruit salad
You have too much on your plate; you've bitten off more than you can chew; you're up to your ears in demands, stressors, pressure, and an overwhelming workload. The word 'burnout' is not a pleasant word. The image of a flame burning out, when applied metaphorically to the individual, reflects a kind of exhaustion and … Continue reading Coping with burnout
So you've done your homework, consulted with employees and leadership, and have decided to implement a corporate wellness program in your institution. Congratulations! You've already made the most important first step: to commit to the health and wellbeing of your people power. Way to go! But wait right there. Think all wellness programs are the … Continue reading Activity-centered vs results-centered wellness programs
I have to make a confession... I am on a mission in life to become more beautiful and healthy as I age! This is one of the (selfish) reasons why I choose to eat a plant-based diet. Shifting towards a plant-based diet doesn't have to be about making a personal sacrifice for the sake of … Continue reading Is the secret to becoming more beautiful with age a plant-based diet?
The corporate wellness phenomenon, since its inception mere decades ago, has since skyrocketed in hype, popularity and market value. Employers are spending more than ever before on investments in human capital. A recent Fidelity and National Business Group on Health (NBGH) survey found that “employers spent an average of $693 per employee on wellness-based incentives … Continue reading Drivers of the corporate wellness movement
Standing at a bus stop I notice the intertwining vehicles and pedestrians in a crowded city center Their elegant twist is a dance of patience, of courtesy each waiting, inviting the other to move silently in my head, the noise stops and the music begins each step in rhythm each partner taking turns of graciously … Continue reading Waiting at the Bus Stop (Poem)
Organizational Citizenship Behavior is a term to describe the behavior of an individual that goes beyond the expectations or requirements of their job. It is a voluntary way of thinking and acting in a company or organization, whereby one does not simply consider what is in their own personal best interests, but what is in … Continue reading What is organizational citizenship behavior?
If you have any experience with meditation, you might be familiar with the sensation that is about to be described below. I wrote this poem in the rush of an emotional high - one of the many life offers us in the midst of its unpredictable twists and turns. We never know what is coming … Continue reading Our Life is Like a Play (Poem)
Corporate wellness programs generally aim to address several key areas of health and wellness, while tailoring the specific offerings of these programs to the needs of their workforce. At the same time, planning and evaluation steps are taken to ensure that the wellness strategy of the organization meets its top strategic priorities and is otherwise … Continue reading 3 key components of a corporate wellness strategy
The corporate wellness market is a part of the larger global wellness market, which was valued at $3.4 trillion in 2014; making it even more massive than the giant that is the worldwide pharmaceutical industry at $1 trillion. This reality however, has been thousands of years in the making: read on below for a brief … Continue reading A brief history of wellness
For some, the connection between financial wealth and a rich spiritual life is anything but obvious. Cultural beliefs seem to tell us that the two states are mutually exclusive, or at the very least incompatible with each other. We often accept lower salaried jobs in order to 'do good' and live out our passion. We … Continue reading What your bank account balance says about you
From just a small amount of personal research, one can learn invaluable lessons and reminders from the work that has been done in the cultural sciences, which will serve you on your journey to international destinations. Not only that, but they can help you navigate the tricky waters of cultural clashes in your own backyard! … Continue reading Introduction to cross-cultural communication
You look out the window after a long winter, see the sun shining, and receive a silent kick from your intuition to get off the couch or away from the desk and rejoin society in the sunlight. But then - you may know the feeling - you're too comfortable; too busy; too lazy to stand up … Continue reading 5 reasons to go get some sunshine
If you've encountered a dangerous situation and don't feel safe at work, read on to discover the five most important things to do to protect your wellbeing (and others' too)!
I hadn't yet discovered my passion for healthy, natural food when I began to work at Whole Foods Market. But what started as an after-school job quickly turned into an obsession. The quality of produce and products (not to mention service) at 'America's Healthiest Supermarket' was unparalleled to what I'd experienced before in conventional stores. … Continue reading Is organic really better?