Bringing Gratitude to the Workplace

What are the benefits of gratitude? One recent study by USC shows that the benefits of gratitude include, "better sleep, more exercise, reduced symptoms of physical pain, lower levels of inflammation, lower blood pressure, and a host of other things we associate with better health." When gratitude is a big part of the workplace culture, …

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Workplace Chaplains and COVID-19

Workplace chaplains are not a new idea. During the Industrial Revolution, pastors would preach from the factory floors. In the nineteenth-century Catholic teachings declared it was the duty of the Church to minister to the working poor and during the Great Depression, chaplains were hired to visit the workers on the Hoover Dam. In recent …

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The 7 Chakras – What You Need to Know

What are the Chakras?  The word “chakra” comes from the Sanskrit and means “wheel” or “disk” and it references spiritual energy centers within the body. Some say there are as many as 114 chakras within the body, but there are 7 main chakras that control your health and well-being. The chakras originated in India between …

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Diversity in the Workplace

So what does diversity in the workplace mean? Well, first you have to understand the term diversity. The term diversity includes an understanding and acceptance that everyone is different, they have different personal characteristics that make them unique. These characteristics may include race, ethnicity, gender, religion, political ideologies, sexual orientation, age, physical abilities, or socioeconomic …

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Aromatherapy: Good for Your Mind and Body

Aromatherapy: Good for Your Mind and Body I've used aromatherapy for years to relieve stress, give me the energy to get through a 12-hour shift, or just bring a warm, inviting feeling to my home. So what is aromatherapy? Well, it's a holistic medical treatment using natural plant extracts, or essential oils, to promote health …

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Spirituality: What is it?

Spirituality What is the Difference Between Religion and Spirituality? Spirituality is connecting to the Divine through your own experience. It is more about finding, experiencing, and embodying one’s true spiritual self. While religion is connecting to the Divine through someone else’s experience. It is believing in, following, and obeying rules created by a certain Deity …

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