Items Tagged ‘worksite wellness’

Discover the 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People!

December 22, 2016

Discover the 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People!

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Are you thinking about your New Year’s Resolution? For the past four years, the 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People challenge has inspired over 19,000 participants across the Mayo Clinic enterprise to focus on their health and well-being. Consider joining the program as your resolution for 2017! The 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People focuses […]

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Tags: worksite wellness, worksite wellness blog


12 Habits: Gratitude

December 1, 2016

12 Habits: Gratitude

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

During the busy holiday season it is easy to get distracted by chaos, and celebration. If you are looking for an opportunity to go into the holidays with a fresh perspective and a sense of calm, practicing gratitude is the best medicine for you. What better way to interrupt the commotion by taking a step […]

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Tags: 12 habits, gratitude, habit 12, Healthy Habits, worksite wellness, worksite wellness blog


November 1, 2016

When life gives you lemons, reset your mind to rejuvenate your melon.

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Do you ever just need to calm down? In a whirlwind of expectations, with deadlines and schedules, sometimes, things don’t work out the way you expect. Perhaps you envision how your day is supposed to go—play a video in your mind. Reality sinks in, and you discover that how you planned out your day, didn’t […]

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Tags: reset videos, wellness blog, worksite wellness


October 28, 2016

12 Habits: Quiet Your Mind

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Shhhh. Do you hear that? ……… Silence. Don’t you wish it could be that easy to turn off the noise in your life? Soak it all in. With a never ending sea of text messages, scrambled thoughts, and pandemonium— it’s easy to be stuck on “alert-mode” all the time. Although these distractions may have become […]

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Tags: 12 habits, habit 11, quiet your mind, worksite wellness


Do something amazing. Be a Wellness Champion!

September 26, 2016

Do something amazing. Be a Wellness Champion!

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Our DAHLC Worksite Wellness team is currently recruiting Wellness Champions, and we need your help. Wellness Champions play a vital role in supporting Mayo Clinic’s mission to promote lifestyle improvements that support good health and improve quality of life. If you would be a fantastic person or know someone who could be a great Wellness […]

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Tags: Blog, employees, get involved, Wellness Champion, worksite wellness


September 2, 2016

12 Habits: Family and Friends

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Having close friends and family has far-reaching benefits for your health. A strong social support network can be critical to help you through the stress of tough times, whether you’ve had a bad day at work or a year filled with loss or chronic illness. Spending time with people helps ward off loneliness, gives you […]

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July 29, 2016

12 Habits: Laugh

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Laura Swenson, MS, RN, Patient Education Specialist for the Office of Patient Education, says that, “Laughter can be very contagious.  Share it with everyone. It can be used for general health, chronic conditions, mental health, relationships, workplace stress, not to mention, it is safe for all ages. Common side effects: release physical tension, heart and vascular […]

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Tags: Blog, discover, laughter, Laughter Yoga, wellness, worksite wellness


July 15, 2016

Mayo Clinic— A Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Company

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Fourth of July has come and gone, but why not celebrate the present by reflecting on the past? Mayo Clinic has a proud history of supporting our nation’s military. From the work of William Mayo, M.D., as a Civil War examining physician to today’s ongoing mass-casualty simulation training, research, and practice efforts to reduce suicide […]

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Tags: Blog, mayo clinic, wellness champions, worksite wellness


July 8, 2016

12 Habits: Strength and Flexibility

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

Have you tried incorporating components of both strength and flexibility into your exercise routine?  These 2 components of physical activity are recommended for your weekly routines, no matter what age. Not only can they help you achieve your wellness goals, but also aid in injury prevention and improve performance. Stretching and mobility exercises can easily be included […]

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May 27, 2016

12 Habits: Try Something New

By rawlingsnicole rawlingsnicole

“Learning is lifelong and can come in the form of gained knowledge, developed skills, life experiences, and more. Through learning and trying something new, we open our minds to increased understanding, discover meaning and purpose in our life, establish new relationships, and better adapt to change. Ongoing education and the exploration of new experiences creates […]

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