‘Healthy Lifestyle’ Category

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Cold and Flu Season Tips and Apple-Chicken Salad Recipe

Cold and Flu Season is unfortunately upon us. Doctor on Demand has an excellent post on debunking cold and flu myths, click here to read more. And, it’s always a good time to eat well to keep your body healthy. Take advantage of the apple season to enjoy this delicious Apple-Chicken Salad recipe!

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Fitbit Winners

Congratulations to the following Gustavus employees, selected by random drawing, who each won a Fitbit Charge 2 in the Preventive Care contest! Jennifer Kruse Jean Noren Carol Brewer Teresa Mirabile-Dettmer Nick Sonsteby Maureen Carlson David Menk Sheng Yang Kate Knutson Laura McCabe Marlys Huber Jeff Jeremiason Karri Anderson Anna Deike Pamela Kittleson Look for more […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Online Tools from BCBS

Maximize your medical benefit by utilizing the various tools that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota has available on their website. Have you heard about the complimentary Identity Protection service from Blue Cross Blue Shield for its members? Have you downloaded the Do. app yet for your phone? Check out these links to help you […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: A Good Night’s Sleep = Energetic Days

Getting a good night’s sleep can reap many positive rewards including increased energy and a healthier lifestyle. Read on for tips for better sleep habits and increased energy at work.

Gustavus Adolphus College Human Resources: Stand Up Tall

Looking for ideas on how to improve your posture? See below for tips and remember to straighten up during your daily activities. Not only will it improve your health, it can help to increase your height!

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Making the Most of Your Doctor Visit

When visiting the doctor, it’s important to be prepared so you may take full advantage of the exam. Here are a few tips and questions to ask that will help you make the most of your doctor’s visit.¬†With a little planning and the right questions, your doctor visit will provide you with the information needed […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Heart Health Coach Corner

  Take a Heart Health Quiz today to determine where you fall on the heart fitness scale. Heart health is extremely important – one easy improvement is to start mixing more colors into your meals. And, don’t forget to enter the Gustavus Fit Bit Giveaway! Click here to enter. Know your numbers?¬† Take the Heart […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Celebrate National Blueberry Month

Celebrate National Blueberry Month with tasty treats made from healthy fruit. Whether you freeze, blend, bake or simply snack on these delicious berries – enjoy! News from the Saint Peter Food Coop: Everything You Need To Know About Blueberries for National Blueberry Month Information Sheet with Recipe:

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Staying Hydrated

Are you staying hydrated during the hot summer months? Check out these fun and informative videos and article reinforcing the importance of drinking water. How much water do you need? Per Mayo Clinic, adequate fluid intake equates to 13 cups of beverages per day for men and 9 cups for women. Enjoy! TED Ed Videos […]