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How to Sleep Better During a Pandemic

Stay on Schedule With Your Routine Establish fixed times for waking up; showering and getting dressed (even if you aren’t leaving the house); eating meals at the same time each day; working and exercising; winding down and relaxing before bedtime; and then finally, turning the lights out and trying to fall asleep. Reserve Your Bed … Continued

Meditation: They Call It Practice for a Reason

Yoga, mindfulness, and meditation used to be left to people on the fringe best described as “crunchy” or “new age.” These practices have since jumped into the mainstream as studios like Core Power, apps like HeadSpace and Calm, and trendy stores like Lululemon multiplied like bunnies. Meditation, in particular, has been introduced in a variety … Continued

Leading Through Burnout

The World Health Organization (WHO) expanded its definition of burnout as an “occupational phenomenon,” giving credence to a set of conditions that many have experienced but not been able to name. According to WHO, burnout is characterized by: “feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or … Continued

Dealing With Job Burnout During the Pandemic

Common job stressors include heavy workload, lack of work-life balance and job security concerns. If left unaddressed, burnout—which is chronic, unchecked stress—can have serious consequences for your health, social life and career. Burnout can also increase your risk of getting sick. Dealing with stress is a normal part of everyday life, and these uncertain times … Continued

Preventing remote employee burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic

The shift to telecommuting has made it possible for employees to work while staying safe and preventing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, but it has also created a few challenges, including increased levels of workplace stress and employee burnout. Burnout is a serious syndrome that may be affecting your employees. As … Continued

Congress Passes Coronavirus Law Requiring Paid Employee Leave

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate voted to approve a coronavirus relief bill (the Act) that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives over the weekend. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. The Act requires employers to provide paid leave for some employees related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) … Continued

Workplace Wellness | MI Employee Benefits

Picture this: You are sitting at your desk at 3pm and you realize you haven’t gotten up from your chair all day. You look around and see that you’ve been snacking instead of eating a lunch. You have read the same sentence 4 times and still can’t figure out what it means. Your back hurts, … Continued