The Weekly Slice

Boost Employee Wellness by Bringing the Outdoors Into the Office

Fitness program, check. Mental health support, check. Healthy food, check. What’s missing from your employee wellness program? The great outdoors! We know it sounds odd, but spending time outside has countless mental and physical health benefits. Not to mention, it’s the perfect way to gather safely while everyone is still adjusting to the post-pandemic workplace….

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Hey Washington, Welcome Back to the Workplace!

The great office comeback has begun! For a whopping 15 months, it has felt like this day might never come. But we’re thrilled to see office doors open wide and break rooms buzzing with activity once again! You may be wondering: Is everyone actually ready to come back? Recent research shows employees are progressively growing…

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Why Healthy Food Should Be Part of Your Employee Wellness Program

Employee wellness is more important now than ever as we return to the workplace. Choosing what to include in a comprehensive employee wellness program can be overwhelming, but there’s one aspect that we can guarantee will benefit you and your employees – healthy food! Healthy foods boost productivity and creativity! It may sound odd, but…

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How to Boost Your Energy Without Caffeine

It’s all too easy to hit the brew button just one more time when that 3:00 PM slump hits, but could you be hurting more than you’re helping? Consuming caffeine late in the day can affect how much sleep you get and the quality of your sleep. While caffeine is most effective 30-60 minutes after…

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Welcome Your Employees Back to the Office the Right Way

A lot of employees have gotten comfortable working from home and may not be too keen on coming back to the office (yet). But when you make the office a fun place to be, employees will be eager to come back! Here are five ideas to make your return-to-work epic: Throw a back-to-work bash –…

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Five Reasons to Eat More Fruit This Summer

Fresh fruit cools you down. There’s nothing better than a cold refreshment after being in the sun. Many of your favorite fruits, such as apples and watermelon, are best served cold and perfect for summer. Bonus tip: freeze grapes for a sweet frozen treat! Fruit helps keep you hydrated. It can be hard to drink…

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Five Ways to Stay Smiling and Stay Cool This Summer

Summer has arrived and the city is heating up! We all want to get out of the house after the last year and a half, but how do you have fun and stay cool? Read on for five family-friendly activities that will beat the heat and keep everyone entertained! Pick your own fruit –Visiting a…

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Stone Fruits 101 – Everything You Need to Know

With the arrival of summer, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about so-called stone fruits. But you may be wondering: What is a stone fruit anyway? If you’ve ever enjoyed a peach or cherry, you’ve eaten a stone fruit. This family of produce, also known as drupes, are named for the pit, or “stone,”…

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Seven Minute Desk Detox Yoga

Feeling like you need to relax? Then, have we got good news for you! Next Monday, June 21, is International Yoga Day. While the practice of yoga has been around for nearly 5,000 years, the holiday has only been around since 2014. It was first proposed to the UN by the Indian Prime Minister as…

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Five Steps to a Happier and Healthier Workforce

Research indicates that the average person spends about one-third of their entire life at work. It seems only natural that employee wellbeing would be woven into the workplace, right? Cue: National Employee Wellness Month. A month all about employee wellness is what we live for here at ThirdLeaf NW. We’re excited to share a few…

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