Archive for the “Physical Activity” Category

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 […]

Consumer Reports Cheat Sheet: What to Buy Organic

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Consumer Reports is a well-respected American organization and publication. It is nearly 80 years old, operates as a non-profit, and accepts no advertising money. Turns out, this venerated mainstream group comes out way in favor of organic fruits and vegetables as a basic choice. That’s for health, the environment, and people who grow your food. “We’re […]

Acupressure to Ease Your Day

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

At Project ACT, we are big believers in taking care of your body during the workday. We recently talked about stress-relieving massages you can do on yourself. That’s on top of stretching at your workstation, desk yoga, and moving meetings. Here, we go into a bit more detail about a specific technique that can really help combat tension: […]

Massage Yourself for Stress Relief

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Most of us have massaged our own templates at some point to relieve a little tension. Amazingly, it seems to work. We all know that massage therapy can be incredibly relaxing and it has been shown to reduce pain. Technique to Ease Headaches and Tension This simple technique comes from WebMD Start by placing your thumbs on your […]

“Fed Up” documentary seeks to undo lies about sugar, obesity, and disease prevention

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 by Joy Nickinson

What you don’t know can hurt you If you are health and fitness-conscious in any way, you probably think you know a thing or two about food and nutrition.  If healthy food, fitness, and nutrition are not interests of yours yet, but you’re reading this review, you likely have a sense that there are some […]