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Vacation Time!

Vacation Time!

by Starr Long - July 31, 2017

Research suggests that taking a vacation is actually good for your health. Did you know that most American workers aren’t taking any vacation time?

Inbox Overload

Inbox Overload

by Holly Foreman - January 16, 2017

Are you on email inbox overload? Email is a very useful tool for communication when used appropriately, but it can also be overwhelming because of the volume of emails received.

Walk It Out

Walk It Out

by Becca Brannan, RN - April 09, 2015

You are sitting in a dimly lit room with no windows. The chair you are sitting in was comfortable for approximately 5 minutes. You know this because you have checked the clock on the wall so many times that the shape imprints on whatever you look at next. You can’t remember what the guy next to you just said. Well, let’s be honest… you weren’t really paying attention.

Work Smarter

Work Smarter

by Holly Foreman - November 12, 2014

In this fast-paced world, we are full of life-busyness. It is time to find that work-life balance and find ways to work smarter, not harder.

Come join the standing revolution!

Come join the standing revolution!

by Becca Brannan, RN - June 26, 2014

Have you heard the tag line “sitting is killing you” or, “sitting is the new smoking”? Research shows too much sitting contributes to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, not to mention an achy back! Even worse, the studies show doing some physical activity each day does not offset the detrimental effects of too much sitting.

Are You Up to the Challenge?

Are You Up to the Challenge?

by Health & Wellness Team - September 05, 2013

The second annual Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge begins on September 1st and ends November 1st. This eight-week competition challenges cities, towns, and communities across the state to compete to see which can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living.

Top Nine Point Five Reasons to Subscribe

Top Nine Point Five Reasons to Subscribe

by Crystal Conner - August 19, 2013

1. It will raise your Wellness IQ.

2. We live here, we work here. We understand the challenges.

3. Reading our blog burns calories.

4. You’ll receive weekly updates to encourage you and keep you on track.

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