Cascade Centers Live Well Blog

5 Ways to Give your Team an Energy Boost

5 Ways to Give your Team an Energy Boost As we power through our day–to–day work, we can sometimes lose steam in the monotony or intensity of tasks. Even when teams are succeeding, it's nice to reward people with a little something extra. As leaders, it's important to remember to recognize our teams, not ...More Info

Just One Thing: Say Thanks

Why? What do you feel when someone thanks you for something? For a comment in a meeting, a task done at home, an extra step taken, an encouraging word. You probably feel seen, appreciated, that you matter to the other person. Maybe a little startled, maybe wondering if you really deserve it, ...More Info

Taming our Cynicism

Taming Our Cynicism The United States and much of the world's population continue to experience natural and human influenced stressors. These stressful events have caused whole communities to suffer physically and emotionally. While we are watching the world around us move with such uncertainty ...More Info

National Stroke Awareness

May is National Stroke Awareness Month In honor of National Stroke Awareness Month (May), Assisted Living Locators, your EAP Eldercare resource, wants to encourage you to share information and awareness about this important health–related issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...More Info

The Trip from Self to Less

Meditation As a meditation professional and passionate advocate of the practice, I am forever asking myself and students: Who Am I, Who Am I, Who Am I? This central question to most meditation lineages is one that is meant to evoke curiosity til the end of life and time. ...More Info

Just One Thing: Pay Attention

Why? Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is continually changing its structure. ...More Info

Bringing Energy into the Workplace

Bringing Energy into the Workplace A successful company depends on successful employees, and successful employees depend on successful engagement. When an employee isn’t engaged, they’re minimizing their company’s potential by not maximizing their own. When engagement is down, employers ...More Info

Food for Whole Body Health

Our minds and bodies rely on a balance of nutrient–dense food for optimal health. However, the average American diet is made up of sixty percent processed food, and dreadfully lacking in nutrients. To help us better understand how the body uses the food we consume, ...More Info

I Thought I Built a Great Culture, What Happened

I Thought I Built a Great Culture As an executive coach and HR professional I work with leaders every day who experience wins and losses, sometimes minutes apart. They face failures big and small, and the most confident have learned to reframe those failures as learning – fail fast, fail well – and ...More Info

What Are You Waiting For? Procrastination: Why We Do It and How to Overcome the Tendency

Procrastination True confession: I procrastinated on writing this article on procrastination. The irony is funny, right? Actually, it is proof positive that we all procrastinate now and then; some more often than we'd like to admit. As a Productivity Consultant, I love to share my “human” ...More Info
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