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Why Mondays Are Actually the Worst

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By MotivHealth Just like our physical and nutritional health, our mental health is important. Having poor mental health can impact our day to day and lead to less satisfaction in life, less interest in careers and hobbies, and even isolate us from the ones we love. Mental illness isn’t limited to words like “depression” or …

by MotivHealth We’ve all fantasized about the joys of retirement, but how many of us actually have a retirement plan in place to make those dreams come true? Getting a head start on saving for potential medical costs in your retirement is now more important than ever, as healthcare costs have risen over 30% in …

by MotivHealth “Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain,” says sleep scientist Matthew Walker. When an animal feels tired, it simply lies down and goes to sleep, and for good reason—lack of sleep is the root of several mental and physical malfunctions. Skip out on sleep …

What is an HSA? An HSA works with a health plan that has a high deductible, such as the health plans offered by MotivHealth Insurance Company. You can save money in an HSA account before taxes, and then use the funds to pay for eligible healthcare expenses. Retirement HSAs can help you save for retirement. …

For those of us who spend most of the day in the office (or nowadays, on the couch with a laptop) it can be hard enough just to put down the potato chips, let alone get our steps in. Did you know that 61% of Americans have reported undesired weight changes since the start of the pandemic? Here are three easy in-office ideas from MotivHealth …

Why this holds you back, and how to move forward Written by Greg Marshall, Fiture Personal Training When it comes to working out, there are a lot of people who are concerned about injuring themselves or doing the exercises wrong, so they end up only doing the treadmill or the elliptical as opposed to doing …

How a Simple Change in Thought Process Can Help You Escape American Exercise Norms Written by Caitlin Schille More exercise is a good New Year’s resolution, no doubt, but there is a disconnect—the CDC says only 1 in 5 Americans get the physical activity they need. One experienced researcher says it’s because our reasons for …

3 Really Gross Things About Your Bathroom

A lot of gross things happen in the bathroom. Hopefully, you clean it, but how clean is it really? By Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy-Mag.com We all know the bathroom is gross, but just how bad is it? Pretty bad, so quit reading if you still want to believe your hand-washing regimen leaves you squeaky clean …

The Faults of Fear

You’ve felt it, but can you handle it? Written by Michael Richardson Fear is irrational. Easy to say, yes. But then a spider appears on the wall and you lose it, even though the very un-poisonous spider is about 1/1000 of your size. Fear is a lot of things. For some, fear is fun (think …

Why BMI should no longer be used to determine health status Written by Lauren Turville Body Mass Index (BMI), a ratio of a person’s height to weight, has long been a guide to determine an individual’s health status.  It is often used to know what health care costs should be, particularly by employees when evaluating …