VCU HR Work*Life*Well-Being wishes each of you a very peaceful, healthy, stress free holiday and winter break! Despite the downs of 2020, it also brought positive changes into our lives, giving hope not only for 2021 but for the years and decades ahead!
How to be calm in the midst of a storm 1.) Slow down and simplify. Feelings of being overwhelmed and frazzled are common, especially during the holidays. We get accustomed to juggling a million balls at once that we don’t notice the signs that we’ve taken on too much. Take a moment to figure out […]
Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks. Chances are you think you’re a good listener. People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above average. In our experience, most people think good listening […]
Losing weight doesn’t always have to be about deprivation and denial. In fact, it shouldn’t be. Successful, sustainable weight loss is far more attainable when you focus on the quality of food rather than the quantity. Eat wholesome, nutritious, (and even calorie-filled) foods and you’ll be far more satisfied and content on less. Many of the foods […]
I AM TOURISM AMBASSADORSHIP PROGRAM – FREE TRAINING FOR ANYONE TO REPRESENT OUR REGION You want to help more and more visitors discover our wonderful region. The I Am Tourism Ambassador program can help you do it. This program from Richmond Region Tourism provides free training for those who would like to serve as representatives of […]
Just 15 minutes of movement is all it takes. Photo from Reuters/Mike Blake. If you have 15 minutes to spare, do not sit and chill. Instead, a 2018 study says, you should go out for a quick, light jog. It will leave you feeling more energetic than resting, which will lift your spirits and in […]
Wednesday, December 9th – 12 noon Deciphering Cancer Nutrition Headlines – Fact or Fiction (Presented by VCU HR & Massey Cancer Center) Join dietitian Allie Farley as she reviews some of the hot topics regarding nutrition and cancer including sugar, comparing organic vs non organic produce, review soy and flaxseeds, critique popular “cancer-curing” diets and […]