Health Advocate Blog

Category - Work and Life

Substance abuse in the family: What you can do

Having a family member—whether it’s your spouse, parent, or teen—who has a drinking or drug problem can create an unhealthy effect on the entire family’s well-being. Alcohol or drug abuse can spark arguments, money problems, issues with...

Organize your workspace for better health

Sitting for prolonged periods hunched over a computer keyboard, working at a cluttered desk, and perhaps having a desk drawer stuffed with handy (but unhealthy) snacks, is a recipe for fatigue, low productivity, muscle strain and possibly weight...

Using mindfulness to relieve work stress

Mindfulness is the practice of living in, and being aware of, the present moment, free from judgment and overthinking. While it may sound like it is in complete contradiction to work, mindfulness offers a convenient way to help slow down your mind...