Dawn Lang

December 20, 2017
Gratitude

Practicing Gratitude Benefits Your Health

Mahatma Gandhi once said that “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”  As I watched the CNN Heroes of the Year awards, I became inspired by the individuals who made selfless decisions to help others in need. Ten individual “heroes” were recognized for their selfless contribution, impacting their communities in immeasurable ways. Giving thanks has neurological and physiological effects on the body. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers examined blood flow in […]
April 22, 2015
Wellness Programs

Wellness Guidance and EEOC – Breathing Easy

This month the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions (EEOC) has issued guidelines for employer sponsored wellness plans which closely follows the lead of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). There has been much controversy around wellness, as last fall the EEOC began suing businesses offering incentives to employees who participate in wellness plans that could potentially discriminate against certain protected employees. These incentivized plans offered blood pressure measurement, cholesterol levels and other biometric screenings. The proposed rule endorses the […]
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