There is a consequence of war so huge and powerful that it can envelop a veteran’s entire life and dreams, upending his or her family’s lives as well. The internal anguish of post-traumatic stress and brain injury doesn’t always show on the outside. But it can be as difficult and frustrating – to both veterans and caregivers – as physical battle injuries, simmering relentlessly for decades and sometimes exploding at unexpected times.
Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S) has named television projects from across 21st Century Fox businesses as honorees for this year’s Sentinel Awards, an annual ceremony recognizing TV storylines and movies that inform, educate, and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.
Arup’s Boston office recently achieved WELL Certification at the Gold Level. Throughout the fit-out, they leveraged their in-house team of building experts to manage everything from acoustics and lighting design to structural engineering and commissioning. We spoke to Jake Wayne, leader of the lighting group in Arup’s Boston office about the lighting team’s role and what it's like to both implement and experience WELL's Light Concept.
We could not be more excited to share the Light WELLography™ after the Great American Eclipse, which took place on Monday. In case you weren’t in the path of totality or didn’t have a fantastically homemade contraption for viewing the moon’s path across the sun, fear not, the Light WELLography will get you up to speed on everything you need to know about light and how it impacts you.
Here are our top takeaways from the Light WELLography:
1. Varying frequencies across the light spectrum impact the body in different ways.
Technology may be advancing every day, but nothing compares to the high-speed power of the human brain. We are a long way from creating a single piece of technology that can control your breath and heartbeat 24/7, keep your body humming along while you are deep in sleep, allow you to simultaneously answer email while watching Netflix, help you stay balanced during yoga class, navigate the NYC subway without ever pulling out a map, and experience the pure joy of a beautiful summer day.
In May, a Team Member from The Venetian | The Palazzo Front Desk experienced first-hand the direct impact and importance of the Responsible Gaming Ambassador Program provided by Las Vegas Sands. The Team Member, who works as a Hotel Manager, had attended the Responsible Gaming Ambassador training in January.
Subaru of America aims to spread some extra love, hope, and warmth in the month of June by coming together with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to reach out to cancer patients across the country. This is the second year in a row that Subaru has chosen to team up with LLS as a charity partner. Last year, the 2016 Subaru Loves to Care initiative was able to reach 30,00
“Our benefits programs are designed to ensure that we are promoting medical, financial, and mental wellness for all of our crewmembers. Our programs like DESTINATION: FAMILY, Healthy Rewards, and our BlueCarpet advocacy service bring the passion back to healthcare. We want our crewmembers to have the advantage that JetBlue encourages a healthy work-life balance.”
Vacations are essential for improving employee quality of life. A major U.S. longitudinal study of 12,000 middle-aged men found that taking an annual vacation is associated with reduced risk of death due to heart disease. Vacations also improve employee performance. Iowa State University economics professor Wallace Huffman found vacations can boost productivity as much as 60 percent for up to two months following the vacation.
The Nation's Oldest Zen Monastery Opens its Doors Each Summer to Mindfulness Students
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As mindfulness grows in popularity throughout America and entrenches itself in the corporate culture of businesses large and small, an increasing number of people are looking for more conscious ways to recharge and refuel through spiritual retreats.