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Adult Brain Breaks

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

“Brain breaks” are a concept that has caught on in K-12 education, as a way to help keep students alert, re-invigorate the mind, and adapt to different learning styles. Brain breaks for kids can include games, kinesthetic activities, and dancing to well-known songs. We want to encourage you to not be so age-focused: check out our […]

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Summer Skin Care: Do It Together!


Posted on June 30th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Sometimes “wellness” simply means doing the health basics. In the heat of summer, protecting yourself from the sun is a key basic. Slip, Slop, Slap, Wrap Last summer we wrote about our favorite skin care campaign, which originated in Australia in the 1980s and has evolved ever since. Slip on a Shirt Slop on Sunscreen Slap on […]

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Brain Breaks

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Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

“Brain Breaks” are a concept that has caught on in education. Brain breaks are simple ways to give kids’ minds a brief respite from the hyper-focused activity they are engaged in. They can last from 10 seconds to 10 minutes, and may involve getting up and moving or sitting at the desk and connecting with […]

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Healthier Birthday Celebrations

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Posted on June 2nd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Believe it or not, it is possible to have a birthday celebration without soda and cupcakes. That applies to kids in the classroom and adults at the workplace. (Scroll halfway down for a cupcake “alternative”) For your co-workers Because let’s face it, it’s not just kids who want birthday treats. How do you help make sure an […]

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Creating a Wellness Challenge


Posted on May 12th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

One perennially popular workplace wellness activity is a fitness, movement, or weight loss challenge. This type of activity has several things going for it: it’s time-bound, it’s exciting, it’s a way to engage people not typically involved, it’s highly visible, and it requires participants to do something healthy. One thing we at Project ACT really like […]

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