Why Should Employers Promote Mental Health Services?

By Account Associate Kailyn Middlemist Even with May—which is mental health awareness month—ending, it’s still worthwhile to talk about mental health in the workplace. Your employees are under a lot of stress, not only with work but also their home life, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and other issues of which you may not be aware. Their own struggles can compound... Read More

April Health Observance: Alcohol Awareness

By Account Associate Kailyn Middlemist In the time of lockdowns and quarantines, it is easy to start drinking more. Many studies, like these from CareFirst, Sage Journals, and National Institutes of Health’s journal, suggest that drinking has been on the rise for the past year, up by 23%. And this is a problem. Overconsumption of alcohol can lead to some... Read More

Spring Cleaning

By Account Associate Kailyn Middlemist Spring cleaning can have more benefits than just a sparkling home. Experts say there are actual health benefits to having a clean home, including preventing heart disease, seasonal allergies, and fall risks (we’ve all tripped over the pair of wayward shoes left in the wrong place). But where do you start, and how do you... Read More

Breaking Bad News Habits: How to Stop “Doomscrolling”

By Account Associate Kailyn Middlemist If 2020, and now 2021, taught us anything, it’s that the news never stops pouring in. Sometimes it’s good news (Johnson and Johnson’s vaccine could be approved for emergency use soon), sometimes it’s bad news (a violent mob stormed the US Capitol building, the first time such a thing has happened since 1814). Unfortunately, there’s... Read More

When COVID and the Holidays Collide

By Account Associate Kailyn Middlemist The holidays can be stressful no matter what, but during these months of isolation, they’ve become even harder. With the holidays approaching and limited travel possible, many people will experience anxiety and loneliness. Dealing with these emotions can be difficult, and they can disrupt your everyday life, so here are some tips as to how... Read More