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Funny Friday

5 Simple Ways to Worry Less

It’s all about taking a moment to pause and reflect when you’re feeling overwhelmed.

The Most Effective Exercise, According to Science

Scientists Explain Why Interval Training Works If you really want a workout, try interval training. Nearly every gym now offers what’s called high intensity interval training, or HIIT; sessions involve pushing yourself to nearly your peak heart rate for anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, then cooling down for a few minutes […]

3 Ergonomics Tips That Will Help You Have Better Posture While Working

These pointers will help you work smarter and pain-free. The ability to maintain good posture has a lot to do with your work environment. While establishing a stretching routine and an hourly posture correction Microstep can do wonders for your back and general well-being, at the end of the day, it’s much harder to sustain a neutral […]

Motivation Monday

Funny Friday

January’s Well-Being Programs

We have a great month of well-being programs! Check out the schedule below and sign up in Talent today! Wednesday, January 6th – 12 pm Yoga with Hannah (Presented by VCU HR and VCU Recreational Sports) Take a break from your work day to explore some basic and foundational yoga postures that are practiced to […]

10 Ways To Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet

Setting ourselves up for a great year ahead starts with our mindset. If you’re like most people, you might not want to revisit the painful events of 2020 as we close out the year. Understandable. The pandemic has left an indelible mark on every aspect of our lives. We have lost loved ones, friends and […]

Your 12 Day Guide to Decluttering

When it comes to decluttering, where do you start? Legacy List host Matt Paxton recommends taking it one day at a time. By breaking up a big project into accomplishable tasks, downsizing becomes doable.  Here’s your guide to declutter one day at a time. Day 1: Establish WHY You Are Decluttering Remind yourself why you […]

Motivation Monday – Happy New Year! Make this the best year yet!

1. Analyze your Goals – It’s very Important to not get Influenced by others & write Goals what will not make us happy. So I always sit quietly & ask myself what makes me Happy, then I ask myself where do I want to see myself in the next 12 Months, what are the Improvements I […]

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