‘Healthy Lifestyle’ Category

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!

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Sugar – How to Ditch It

The New Year has begun and we’re already heading back into a holiday filled with treats and chocolates. Sugar addiction can be hard to break! Check out these “sweet and healthy” snack ideas that can help: Apples and/or celery stalks with peanut butter – dot celery and peanut butter logs with raisin “ants” for more […]

Gustavus Human Resources: 10 Steps to Going Green at Work

Happy New Year! Are you looking for ways to make small, yet impactful changes for 2018? Here are a few easy ways to “green up” your office work environment at Gustavus.     Turn off your computer and monitor(s) at the end of each day. Better yet, if easy to unplug, do that too. Even […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: The Thanksgiving Reader

Thanksgiving is the season of gratitude and community. As you gather this holiday, take a moment to connect with those around you. Below is information about The Thanksgiving Reader from Seth Godin – sure to spark conversation and thoughtful reflections. Enjoy!

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 […]