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Can You Relate?

    Donna DiRenzo Graves              Paola Palazzo and Donnie Graves   Relationships are everything.  From your mail carrier to your boss, relationships can make your life easier or make your life hell.   Relationships fall under your social wellbeing.  Your social prowess or lack-thereof often drives how successful you are in [...]

Being Emotionally Fit at Work

  One of PlayMore’s 10 areas of Wellbeing is that of mental/emotional wellbeing.  In a nutshell, being balanced in this area means being able to cope with life’s ups and downs, dealing effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships. When we’re emotionally and mentally, we live life with purpose and meaning. We’re able to be [...]

Hell On Wheels

Wheeee!   If you’ve read some of PlayMore’s blog posts, you know we’re all about having a sense of play about…well…everything.  Granted, sometimes playfulness isn’t appropriate; like having a food fight at your great-uncle’s funeral, but for the most part, letting your inner child have some fun has a ton of benefits.  So [...]

How Changeable Are You?

This past week, I was asked to do a seminar on Change Management for a group of managers at a local hospital.  While all experts at their job, I was gob smacked at how little they knew about the process of managing change. While not a certified expert in Change Management (c’mon, I’m only one [...]

5 Habits that Inspire Creative Thinking

As I scoured the internet looking for interesting articles and research on play, creativity and stress reduction, I found this.  It's short, sweet and mentions activities from 5 of PlayMore's 10 Areas of Wellbeing.  They're easy to do and make life that much more fun...oh, and of course, spark creativity!  Enjoy and give 'em a [...]

Meeting “Cute”-7 Meeting Hacks For More Productivity

Are you "meeting" right? When I was a sales manager, I started out having the obligatory Monday morning meetings," to find out what my sales people were up to for the week. It was long. It was boring. It was the wrong way to have a meeting. No one was happy to be [...]

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Why Is It Important to Play?

Do you allow your inner child to come out? (As seen in Corporate Wellness Magazine, June 2017) All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. All work and no play make [...]

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An Excursion to the Expo!

This past week was the annual Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center. It's the world's largest natural, organic and healthy products event. This is 5 day affair that includes everything from educational seminars for people in the business to yoga classes and evening networking events.In its 37th year, 2017 was record-setting, playing [...]

Wellbeing is Productivity

Corporate Wellness programs are springing up all over the place. The term “wellness” is the new hot buzzword in company-speak. I don’t even like that word for many reasons, the most obvious is that we need ‘Wellbeing,’ not wellness. Wellbeing is a proactive approach to living an optimal lifestyle.  We all want to be healthy [...]

Are You an Empowered Individual?

  I'm a great believer in "going with the flow." Allowing things to happen without judgement can facilitate creativity and opportunity in numerous ways. So when I found a book called "Spirituality in the Workplace" by Willian A. Guillory for $2 at a flea market, I grabbed it and bought it. You might think it's [...]

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