Health Advocate Blog

Category - Stress Management

Curb digital distraction and make real-time connections

Continually checking your email, texting, surfing the web or playing online games can be as destructive as other types of addictions like substance abuse or gambling. The brain can become conditioned to the need for the instant gratification that...

Everyday ways to be more mindful

Studies show that practicing mindfulness on a regular basis can be profoundly relaxing, reduce anxiety, lift your mood, improve attention and performance, and increase an overall sense of well-being. While the most common way to practice mindfulness...

Losing steam at work? How to stay productive

If you’re regularly reaching for your second or third cup of coffee each day, or constantly feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated, it’s time to evaluate—and fix—the way you utilize your time and know when to step back before burnout sets in. The...