Fuzzy Math for Mini Breaks

Posted on July 22nd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Often in our lives we say we are “too busy” for something. Too busy to call our Mom. Too busy to put away the dishes. Too busy to organize our junk drawer (hey, that’s why they call it a junk drawer). Too busy in our workday to get up from our desk, or step away […]

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Adult Brain Breaks

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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!

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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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