Archive for the “General” Category

Schools: Start Here

Posted on October 14th, 2014 by Seth Nickinson

This page is specifically designed to help our friends in K-12 education get up and running with a workplace wellness program. You will get a sense of how Project ACT thinks about wellness can can immediately access useful resources within this site. For Leadership Read more about the rationale for workplace wellness. Fact: Every obese employee costs an average […]

Welcome CAC

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by Seth Nickinson

The Community Action Commission is the latest employer in Santa Barbara County to launch a workplace wellness program. We are especially excited because CAC is taking an integrated approach to wellness, combining health screenings, a full array benefits, personal wellness tools, and a mobilized workplace environment. To all CAC employees, leaders, clients, and admirers: we hope […]

5 Steps to Reduce Stress (snacks and sex?!)

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by Seth Nickinson

1. Learn to Breathe Amazingly, our bodies breathe thousands of times a day without our help. But tuning in to our breathing can be a great way to calm or minds, soften our frustration, and boost our concentration. Meditation techniques from many cultures use the breath as a basic tool of your attention. Activity: Take […]

6 Dimensions of Wellness

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by Seth Nickinson

The National Wellness Institute uses a model not unlike what we are rocking here at Project ACT. NWI, a premier national organization for professionals focused on wellness, maintains: Wellness is a conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential Wellness is multidimensional and holistic, encompassing lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being, and the environment Wellness […]