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The Chocolate Cake Diet

Next time you are waiting in a grocery store checkout line, pay attention to the magazines in the rack nearby. Particularly, notice the specialty magazines focused on health and weight loss, the ones with a seemingly endless supply of articles with titles like “The Guilt-Free Way to Shed Fifteen Pounds” or “Lose Inches in Just…

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The Perfect Enemy

There is a phrase that I have thought about lately – the perfect is the enemy of the good! I heard this years ago, but it didn’t capture my imagination back then as it has more recently, when I’ve come to see how necessary it is for me to use this insight. How can perfection…

Empathia, Inc. and ICAS International Announce Global Employee Assistance Program

Empathia, Inc. and ICAS International Announce Global Employee Assistance Program https://www.newswire.com/news/empathia-inc-and-icas-international-announce-global-employee-10117930 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 12, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Empathia, Inc. and ICAS International have signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement that establishes a powerful new market proposition – LifeMatters Global. This comprehensive worldwide service enables U.S. multi-national companies to deliver a consistent Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit around the…

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Real Relaxation

“…Goldfinger could not have known that high tension was Bond’s natural way of life and that pressure and danger relaxed him.” – Ian Fleming, Goldfinger This is just one more way that I will never be like James Bond! Tension is not for me! I find high tension enervating if it goes on for too…

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How Engaged are Your Employees?

Employee engagement is essential to productivity, workplace culture, and the bottom line. Despite increasing efforts by employers to improve engagement, it remains stagnant. In fact, 70% of employees are disengaged according to Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” report. And the same report concludes that companies who have engaged workers experience 147% higher earnings per…