Weekly Wellbeing Resources
Week of February 8th
- Work-Life Balance is a Cycle, Not an Achievement – Research has definitively shown that overwork isn’t good for employees or their companies — and yet, in practice, it can be hard to overcome unhealthy work habits and reach a more sustainable work-life balance. This article by the Harvard Business Review explores a process that might help you find a healthier balance.
Social & Family Wellbeing
- 9 Ways to Improve Cooperation from Your Kids – If you are tired of arguing, begging, and bribing your kids to help around the house, these 9 tips will help you improve cooperation from your kids.
- Working from Home? Here’s How to Spend Less on Car Insurance – If you have a car but barely drive it (especially during the pandemic), you might find yourself wondering if there’s a cheaper car insurance option beyond traditional coverage. This article discusses whether pay-per-mile insurance might be a hit or a miss for you.
- Why Your Brain Loves It When You Exercise – According to Dr. Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at NYU, exercising not only improves your physical fitness but it also builds brand new brain cells. “It changes your brain’s anatomy, physiology and function,” she explains. This article shares Dr. Suzuki’s insight on how much exercise we need to reap these mental benefits.
- Why is a 15-Minute HIIT Workout More Effective Than a 45-Minute Long-Distance Run? – Certified Health and Fitness Expert, JJ Virgin, explains why HIIT is so effective and shares how we can practically add HIIT into our lives.
- It’s Not Just You. A Lot of Us Are Hitting a Pandemic Wall Right Now. – The past few weeks of the coronavirus crisis have been especially taxing on our mental health. Here’s why things feel especially challenging right now as well as some advice on coping.
- South Carolina Principal Take Night Job to Support Struggling Students – In a school where 90% of the student body lives under the poverty line, one principal took it into his own hands to help his students in need. If you haven’t heard this heartwarming story yet, it’s worth a read.