Jasmine A. Koster
Articles by Jasmine A. Koster
Friday, January 17, 2014
Many employees live a sedentary lifestyle. Their commute and the nature of their jobs may require them to sit for 8-14 hours a day. The body requires exercise for physical, mental and emotional fitness — but how best to get it? Indoor gyms, exercise videos and hip-hop classes are not for everyone. A new type of gym, low in cost to the organization and high in gains for the community and the volunteer alike, addresses this need for alternative forms of exercise aimed at combating the obesity epidemic.
Friday, January 03, 2014
Employees with access to a workplace garden reap the benefits. Not only do they have greater availability of healthy produce, but they also have access to a meditative space of nurturing calm. Michelle Reynolds wrote in the State by State Gardening Newsletter that she has noticed this trend cropping up in workplaces, including her own. For her, caring for the plants in her own workplace garden provides an enjoyable and positive atmosphere, bringing her a sense of tranquility, harmony and satisfaction.