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Alliance Data Supporting Mental Health Initiatives

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World Mental Health Day occurs on October 10 every year, presenting an opportunity to discuss mental health and well-being. For over 20 years, World Mental Health Day has been organized by the World Federation for Mental Health, with support from the World Health Organization. Mental health is an important subject for everyone, from health professionals and legislators, to FORTUNE 500 companies like Alliance Data, to keep top of mind when making decisions and investments that impact the well-being of our communities and people. 

Aflac "Goes Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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#GoGold with Aflac this #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth for kids facing this terrible disease. From giving My Special Aflac Duck® to more than 5,000 children so far to donating over $136 million toward the cause, Aflac is dedicated to these young heroes.

Follow Aflac on Facebook and share who you're going gold for.

VIDEO | Tour Mohawk Group's Showroom at NeoCon 2019 with Interior Design

Editor in chief Cindy Allen explores the showroom and science + design behind Relaxing Floors with Mohawk Group at NeoCon
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Live from Mohawk Group’s NeoCon 2019 showroom, company execs share insights into a new collection, called Relaxing Floors, which is designed to help reduce stress by mimicking patterns in nature – a concept known as fractal fluency.

Click here to explore Mohawk Group's new Relaxing Floors collection.

 

Taking On More Without Burning Out: Booz Allen’s Leading Together Series

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The World Health Organization describes burnout as “extreme workplace stress.” According to Harvard Business Review, it has six main causes: workload overload, perceived lack of control, a mismatch between efforts and payoff, lack of a supportive community, lack of recognition and/or fair treatment, and a values mismatch.

VICKS Long Way Home #TouchOfCare

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Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia and Coles to help people experiencing homelessness in Australia.

We, at Vicks, believe that everyone deserves the #TouchOfCare, especially those who have been brought down by life’s hardships. Because a single person who cares can be the support you need to lift yourself up.

Duke Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 in Grants to Address Opioid Addiction in 11 Indiana Counties

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

Going Remote: Our Traveling Office

"Our hope is to inspire others to think outside the literal box and envision what today’s headquarters can be."
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By Rachel Gutter

Aflac Ducks Go to Kids With Cancer

By Jessica Hardin
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American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, Ga., has partnered with Children’s Miracle Network to provide a free duck to every child diagnosed with cancer in the country.

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Mohawk Group Takes Home HiP Award With Science-Backed Workplace Carpet

by Anna Gibertini
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By now, any designer worth his or her salt has heard of biophilia and probably incorporated it into a project somehow. Green walls are all the rage, organic materials like wood and stone are reentering interiors across sectors, and there’s even hard scientific evidence that access to natural light and views can substantially improve a person’s physical and mental health. But biophilia can be a part of a project in subtle, almost imperceptible ways and still have a huge impact on the holistic quality of that space.

Survey Details Employees' Struggles to Eat a Healthy Lunch; Aramark's Health and Wellness VP Explains Why

Survey from the American Heart Association and Aramark highlights employed Americans' desire to eat more healthfully and reveals impact of workplace environment on nutrition choices
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More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) of all employed Americans say they’re more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company.

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