‘Healthy Lifestyle’ Category

Gustavus Human Resources: Lower Back Pain Solutions

  Lower back pain is a serious issue for many. While yoga, stretches and exercise can help strengthen your lower back, a new study suggests adding physical therapy into your first line of defense. Click here to read more about the efficacy, reduction in opioid prescriptions and substantial long-term cost savings to physical therapy at […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: How to Cope with Social Media Anxiety

Dr. on Demand is both a cost-effective and an efficient telemedicine option for us. In addition, Dr. on Demand provides a regular content filled with tips and insightful information about healthy living lifestyles. Here is a link to their blog. The recent newsletter includes an article about dealing with Social Media Anxiety – a topic relevant […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Prevent Sitting Disease

Sitting is a disease… “30 minutes a day at the gym may not counteract the detrimental effects of 8, 9, or 10 hours of sitting. Yikes!” Living a sedentary lifestyle has been found to be very detrimental to one’s health and has been compared to the magnitude of smoking. According to the NFP (National Financial […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Maximize Your Benefits – Medical

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota has a plethora of tools, tips and information for you to use in making the most of your medical benefits. Feeling stressed? Visit the Manage Stress page to identify stress symptoms and how to manage them. Take advantage of an annual preventive care visit with your provider. Visit the […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Do More with Your Health and Wellbeing

  Your medical health plan from Gustavus provides valuable health and wellbeing benefits. Be sure to take advantage of resources like a personal health assessment, online tools and digital health trackers which can help you make the most of your health plan and take charge of your health! These are just a few of the […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: How to “Healthy Smile” :-)

  How to: Healthy Smile The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) and American Dental Association (ADA) have a great deal of helpful information relating to oral health and accessibility, along with helpful tips and tricks to maintaining a healthy mouth. #1 Oral health impacts overall health. #2 Finding the right dentist for you. #3 Needing dental care at […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Maximize Your Benefits – Dental

The Office of Human Resources would like to help you “Maximize Your Benefits” and this month we’re focusing on dental health. Visit the DeltaDentalMN.org website for a wide variety of resources: Find a dentist in your area and determine who is within the best-priced network. Review a variety of tips and information for dental health. […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Heart Month

February is officially Heart Month and it’s a perfect time to focus on your heart-health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, U.S. adults have hearts that are 7 years older than they should be, check out this video to understand why and take a quiz to find your estimated heart age. See […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Healthy Snacking for Game Day

This weekend is notorious for extra munchies. Stock up on healthy alternatives – even if you’re not watching the Superbowl in Minneapolis on Sunday. Enjoy!