Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

October 11th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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SharperImage.com was so kind to provide with one of its air ionizers, the Ionic Breeze Quadra, Silent Air Purifier, so that we could test what we consider an “ionizing” phenomenon. (more…)

September 5th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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The entrance to the Turtle Cave is a large opening that lies at a depth of sixty-five feet, leading into an extensive cave system. This cave system has been mapped out by Ron Holland, one of the owners of Borneo Divers who has found the remains of over thirty turtles inside. When Jacques Cousteau once visited the island, he speculated that this cave could be where the turtles went to die. However, others believe that the turtles simply get lost inside the maze and drown. (more…)

September 5th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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Sipadan is a primitive, small island located just off the coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah, which is becoming increasingly well-known amongst recreational divers. It has a huge population of turtles, vividly colorful teeming reefs and abundant variations of marine life. (more…)

July 28th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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These suggestions will assist you in lowering employee attrition through hiring and training, but what can you do to keep your current employees? Taking time in your hiring practices will not be enough to stop the revolving door problems within your facility. You must discover why employees are leaving before you can take steps toward correcting the problem. (more…)

July 17th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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Be open and honest. Cover all strengths, weaknesses and points of improvement that you need the employee to address. Don’t “dance around” issues! Be direct and discuss each issue thoroughly. Make sure your employee clearly understands any agreed-upon solutions. You may want to have the employee sign the evaluation form stating that you have explained the entire evaluation to them and that they completely understand it. (more…)

July 17th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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Employees must know that they are responsible for their actions and will be held accountable for them. Employee evaluations are an excellent tool to assist management in developing accountability. By grading performance and rewarding positive improvements, employees will be shown that they have an opportunity to improve their own professional and financial status within the organization. Likewise, problem employees will see that performing at a sub-standard level will result in decreased professional growth, and may lead to termination. (more…)

July 17th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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Employee evaluations! These two simple words have been known to strike fear and resentment into the hearts of employees, while creating anguish among management and supervisors. (more…)

June 26th, 2012  Posted at   Parenting
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Linda Larsen of Sarasota, Fla., is a speaker who trains people through workshops and seminars on how to develop self-esteem (Linda Larsen Communications, Inc. www.lindalarsen.com) and is author of “True Power,” (Brandywine, 2012, $12.95) and of an audio-cassette series, “12 Secrets to High Self-Esteem. (more…)

May 21st, 2012  Posted at   Parenting
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Raising a happy, healthy baby is a constant challenge — and caring for your baby’s skin is a major part of that challenge. Children’s rashes run the gamut from minor, treatable conditions to those that are serious and life threatening. (more…)

May 8th, 2012  Posted at   Wellness
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Dr. Cyrus Chess, a dermatologist with The Dermatologic Laser Center in Norwalk, Conn., does extensive tattoo removal by laser. A physician or a laser technician who works under a doctor in a facility may remove tattoos. (more…)