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WHO highlights workplace mental health

Managers who lead initiatives to help employees who experience depression and anxiety can mitigate the effects of mental health disorders.

Is your work schedule making you fat?

Working the night shift typically comes with extra pay as a perk. But shift workers also get something unintended and unwanted—an increased risk of obesity.

Getting familiar with the Dirty Dozen

With the movement towards eating organic or clean foods growing, a group of foods collectively called “The Dirty Dozen” is set to gain your attention.

How safe are office potlucks?

Workplace potlucks are particularly popular in the fall season with Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s events. But work potlucks should be enjoyed with a measure of caution.

Have a laugh; It's good for you

Research indicates that there is truth to the expression, ‘laughter is good for the soul.’ Medical findings over the last several years point to a connection between overall health and laughter.

Staying healthy at work during flu season

It’s that time of year when chicken soup, over-the-counter medicines and doctor visits become a lot more frequent. The 2017-2018 flu season is here too, and guarding against it in most work settings will require extra care.

New study finds cycling to work yields amazing health benefits

In addition to the feel of the breeze on your face and the sense of euphoria cycling can evoke, a recent study reported in the British Medical Journal found that people who cycle to work dramatically lowered their risks of getting and dying from heart disease and cancer, which are leading causes of death in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Facebook might be making you lonely

You log onto your favorite social media sites countless times a day to interact with others. But does all that sharing — and oversharing — come with a price?

A few tips on how to boost your productivity

Working smarter instead of harder at work is one the of best ways to get through the day. The last thing you want to happen is to look up at the clock and it’s check out time and you’ve barely made it through your To Do List. Here are some tips to make the most of your workday.

Study: Pizza boosts productivity more than money

The warm comfort of gooey pizza—and the social factor of anticipating sharing one—can be more motivating than money as an incentive to boost productivity. A small but elegant experiment conducted at an Israeli tech manufacturing plant proves it.

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