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Feeling stressed? Need a laugh? Take 10 and enjoy!

It’s Friday Funny!  Time for a laugh!              

The power of forgiveness

The REACH method teaches how to overcome lingering bad feelings toward someone who did you wrong. Almost everyone has experienced being wronged by someone. It could be a former co-worker, friend, or family member. But hanging on to those negative feelings can do great harm to your health. “Forgiving a person who has wronged you […]

International Men’s Health Week 2019 is June 10-16

Led by Men’s Health Network, representatives from six leading men’s health organizations around the world met at the 2nd World Congress on Men’s Health in Vienna, Austria in 2002 and resolved to work together to launch International Men’s Health Week (IMHW). The goal is to increase awareness of male health issues on a global level […]

Fitness Gurus You Can Work Out With for Free on YouTube

by Kaitlyn McLintock We all try to live an active lifestyle—whether that’s going to the gym a few times a week, flowing through a yoga class, or trekking around in the great outdoors. But sometimes we’re too short on time (or, let’s be real, motivation) to head into a crowded workout studio or expose ourselves […]

What are the risks of sitting too much?

What are the risks of sitting too much? Answer From Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. When you sit, you use less energy than you do when you stand or move. Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns. They include obesity and a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, […]

Funny Friday!

Have a fabulous weekend!    

You deserve a vacation!

Remember, the maximum leave carryover limit will go into effect on January 9, 2020 for University and Academic Professionals. Is your leave balance above the maximum carryover limit? [View your leave balance at myVCU and work with your manager to take leave.] So……now’s the perfect time to plan your Summer vacation! Did you know that VCU employees have access […]

How can I learn to live in the moment?

Practicing mindfulness can help you to be fully present and more self aware. And, it can help you to raise awareness of the world around you. Mindfulness can also help you notice when you’re spending too much time thinking about the past or the future. You may discover that this is keeping you from living […]

Join VCU HR and Anthem EAP tomorrow on the MCV Campus for this timely talk on bullying!

Here Is Why We Need To Talk About Bullying In The Work Place Dr. Pragya Agarwal Contributor Creative Strategist, Social Entrepreneur, Mental Health Campaigner Recent studies have shown that workplace bullying is on the rise. Research has proven that almost 75% of employees surveyed had been affected by workplace bullying. The 2017 US Workplace Bullying Survey showed that […]

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