Make goals you can crush!

Do it all! Dream big!  We’ve all got great, big, shiny intentions. And that’s not a bad thing. But we’ve also got real life happening—sometimes things like sick kids, broken cars, meetings that run late, and not-so-stellar sleeps can alter our very best plans. So, when we’ve got good intentions clashing with real life, how do we set ourselves up... Read More

Carebook in the Globe & Mail

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In an article titled How companies can use technology to boost employee wellness, Carebook's very own Dr. Sheldon Elman talks about the vision of Carebook in the Dec. 21 2017 edition of the Globe and Mail. It says there's "potential to transform the current health and wellness landscape through advanced technology by making personalized, immediate and real health issues visible by... Read More

Tiny Habits go a Long Way!

This Ted Talk with habit formation expert BJ Fogg focuses on how one small habit can start a chain reaction of monumental change. BJ Fogg, PhD directs the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University and creates groundbreaking models and methods for changing human behavior. What does his research say? We don’t need to take giant leaps to achieve our goals.... Read More

Beware of Artificial Sweeteners!

Too sweet to be true? Sweeteners came to the market as a solution for obesity since they give sweetness without extra calories. But there’s mounting evidence that says they’re not the quick and easy magic bullet to help us combat our sugar addictions. The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) cautiously nod to the use of artificial... Read More

The Work Stress Impact

Mental health matters In the 2017 Mental Health America Report Mind the Workplace, over 17,000 employees across 19 industries from the U.S. were surveyed about the impact of workplace stress. 35% of people “always” miss 3-5 days/mo because of workplace stress 65% of people said they were distracted 30+ hours/wk due to a hostile work environment 77% of people are thinking about... Read More