Freelancers Embrace Health Insurance

Small Business Labs

full-time independent workers/freelancers who report having health insurance increased from 64% in 2013 to 82% in 2015.  million more freelancers have health insurance than in 2013. According to a Q1 2015 Gallup study , 88% of Americans have health insurance.

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Is Your Job Putting Your Health At Risk? 8 Ways To Survive Cubicle Lifestyle And Take Care Of Your Health.

Dumb Little Man

Instead we work in offices and many of us automatically assume that cubicle jobs are harmless to our health. So, how can an office job like that be harmful to our health? Workplace Health Business Energy How To Stress Happiness Many of us don't do physical labor for a living.

The Positive Mental Health Effects of Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

The study - The Effects of Self and Temporary Employment on Mental Health: The Role of the Gig Economy in the UK - found that gig workers are about 33 percent more likely to self-report positive traits in terms of mental health than those in traditional jobs.

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Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2013

Small Business Labs

Our overall economic outlook for 2013 is for continued moderate growth with U.S. 2013 will see rapid increases in the number of small businesses using powerful yet inexpensive cloud-based data and analytical tools.    In 2013 small businesses will need to do more than just make their websites mobile device friendly (few currently do), they will need to re-think how they operate and serve customers in a world dominated by mobile and cloud computing. 

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Infographic: Health Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Blog

Without entrepreneurs in the health sector, many important medicines and vaccines may never have been developed. Business Infographics health infographic

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7 Unexpected Health Problems Related to Menopause

Dumb Little Man

To know more about how it can affect you and how it can cause menopause health problems, here are some of the essential things you need to know. Knowing what it is and what it’s not can help you avoid menopause health problems. Change Health

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Know Your Numbers. Additional Health Tests to Demand from Your Doctor

Dumb Little Man

As a professional fitness coach and nutritionist, my job is to recommend the most effective health solutions for individuals. Here are five supplementary health tests to ask for at your next doctor’s visit: Read more ». Health Science

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Health and Fitness: These 5 Supplements For Getting Ripped Fast Just Aren’t Worth It And Can Be Harmful To Your Health

Dumb Little Man

Even worse is the fact that the nutritional supplement market boasts plenty of products that contain ingredients harmful to men’s health. Health Science Myths

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Get On The Road To Better Health By Building Healthy Habits At The Office

Dumb Little Man

Workplace Health Development How To Happiness All of us know the feeling of complete mental and physical exhaustion after sitting through an 8+ hour workday. It’s not fun, and has a more profound effect on the rest of our lives than we’d like to admit.

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Clutter is Bad For Your Physical and Mental Health. This Portable Wand Scanner Can Help Get You Organized.

Dumb Little Man

Workplace Technology Health Productivity Shopping Clutter Focus Organization Does clutter have you ready to pull your hair out? Are all those receipts and stacks of papers lying around your home or office making it difficult to concentrate?

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You Can Achieve Your Fitness Goals With These Health, Diet And Exercise Tips For The Busy Modern Man And Woman

Dumb Little Man

Eating a lot healthier and exercising on a regular basis has many health benefits. Health Lifehacks Goals Energy Happiness

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Are You Putting Your Future Health At Risk? You Need To Know The Top 5 Overlooked Sports Injuries and Why They Shouldn't Be Ignored.

Dumb Little Man

Health Science Most men feel as if they need to be tough both on and off the field. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to undiagnosed sports injuries that can eventually lead to real harm.

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The Shift to Defined Contribution Health Care Plans

Small Business Labs

Like the defined benefit pension plan before it, the defined benefit health plan seems likely to be replaced by most employers with defined contribution plans.   A similar shift is happening with health care plans. Firms are increasingly dropping their traditional health insurance plans and replacing them with fixed payments to employees. These firms are providing their employees a health care stipend and access to private health care exchanges.

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Do your employees benefit from permanent health insurance? Is your business at risk?

The Small Business Blog

Many employers provide employees with the valuable benefits offered by permanent health insurance (PHI). Business Advice business insurance health legal

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How To Lose Weight (Even If You Have No Time, Work Too Much And Don’t Know Where To Start)

Dumb Little Man

As a man, the brutal truth about health and weight loss is this: It’s hard to get motivated. You are tired, stressed and lack the energy to go through all of the health information available. You get home from work.

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Reduce Stress Levels and Increase Your Willpower Using These 3 Stress Reduction Techniques

Dumb Little Man

There are so many things that take away from our peace of mind: health issues, financial troubles, responsibilities at work, relationship dramas, and so on. We all know by now that stress is very detrimental to our health and can cause some serious problems.

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If You Do It Correctly Getting Healthy Can Help You Further Your Career

Dumb Little Man

However, sometimes playing too hard in your “down time” can cause lasting damage to your health and your career – so how can you balance your lifestyle in order to achieve the best results? Workplace Health Lifehacks Business Relaxation Fun Energy Career Stress Change Happiness

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – Joan Burge Event of Distinction

Office Dynamics

Further, she said that WHO (World Health Organization) predicts that by 2020, depression will be the second largest cause of death worldwide. Day 1 dawned with a blazing sun and bright early heat. We had a full day’s agenda ahead of us! The administrative field has changed dramatically over the past decades. We pursue excellence through diligence, training, development and by seeking out high-quality learning. What a way to GROW!

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You’ve Been Mislead! 3 Lies You’ve Been Told That Make You Fat!

Dumb Little Man

Recently, I have been reading popular blogs from “experts” in awe of their health and fitness advice. Health Lifehacks Goals Myths Food Happiness These days, everyone’s an expert and some advice you hear from these experts may not always be the truth.

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Why Money Spent on Employees is the Best Money You Can Spend

Dumb Little Man

Workplace Health Productivity Business Success As a business owner, it can be difficult sometimes to know exactly how to allocate your resources. Cutting costs, trimming deficits, or expanding into new areas of growth requires finesse and judgment that doesn’t always come easily.

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Work Smarter: 5 Productivity Hacks To Maximize Your Time In The Office

Dumb Little Man

Health Productivity Lifehacks Goals Business Tasks Success Brain Everyone has them. Days spent staring at the computer screen, drinking cup after cup of coffee, struggling to get any work done. There are several common causes – procrastination, tiredness – all of which can be easily solved.

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10 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work That Could Save Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Aside from feeling bad from a mental perspective there are serious health issues that can develop if you don’t do something and make some changes to reduce your stress levels. Health Productivity Business Focus How To Relationships Career Stress Change Happiness Fear Let’s face it.

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Does More Money Always Equal More Happiness?

Dumb Little Man

Money Health Lifehacks Credit How To Change Happiness Are you hungry for the Money? But you don’t know how much money is enough money? Cash rules everything around you. It’s gone nuts and we can all sense it. The global financial instability just drives it deeper.

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Live Healthier! You Need To Read This Before Picking Up Another Soda, Energy Drink or Soft Drink.

Dumb Little Man

Summertime is perfect for relaxing in the shade with a cold drink, but some of the most popular soft drinks aren’t so great for your health. Health Food Energy Change

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5 Questions To NEVER Ask Yourself

Dumb Little Man

Health Development Lifehacks Goals Focus How To Happiness Brain Life causes us to question ourselves, but not all thoughts that come to mind are beneficial for us. In fact, many can be harmful and misleading.

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Are You Eating The Best Superfoods for Boosting Your Energy and Keeping Your Mood Healthy?

Dumb Little Man

It doesn't matter how healthy you are; the vast majority of us can improve some aspect of our health by including some superfoods in the diet. Health Lifehacks Recipe Food Energy Happiness Forget pills and tablets to increase your energy and make you feel better (inside and out).

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Did You Know That Owning a Pet Can Decrease The Risk of Major Illness and Lower Stress and Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

In addition to the affection and attention pets provide, having and caring for them can also boost your health. Health Happiness Any pet owner can tell you that having a furry friend can boost your spirits and make you smile as well as providing unconditional love.

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Say Yes to Inner Peace: Top 9 Apps for a Stress-free and Happier Mind

Dumb Little Man

Brain Energy Focus Fun Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Relaxation Stress Think this world is a stressful place to be? You're not alone.

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9 Top New Year’s Resolutions – How to Make Them Happen

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Failure Focus Goals Happiness Health Holiday How To Lifehacks Motivation Organization Success Every year about this time, many of us take a look at everything we didn’t do this past year and vow to do things differently next year.

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3 Types Of Excuses And How To Handle Them

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Focus Goals Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Success I've been thinking about the excuses we make to avoid the work it takes to better ourselves. I think they fall into three categories.

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Are Your Lifestyle Choices Killing You? Try These 8 Simple Rules to Live Long and Strong.

Dumb Little Man

Energy Happiness Health Longevity is basically a crap shoot. We all know that. At any moment we can get hit by a bolt of lightning or fall into a deep dark hole.

12 Toys to Avoid This Christmas

Dumb Little Man

Some toys are dangerous to children’s health and safety, while others encourage values that parents may not want to reinforce. Children Fun Happiness Health Holiday Regret

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Weight Loss Advice: Is a Calorie a Calorie?

Dumb Little Man

Goals Happiness Health Science Do you believe that a calorie is a calorie? What I mean is, in terms of weight loss or gain, do you take the position that it doesn't matter where those calories come from? It would produce the same result anyway?

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12 Ways to Boost Your Energy in the Morning

Dumb Little Man

Health Lifehacks Energy How To Happiness Brain Are you a “morning person?”. You know, the type who jumps out of bed, bounding with energy and ready to face the day? Me neither. Most of us wake up feeling grumpy, grouchy and wishing we could crawl back into bed.

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The Essence of Change

Dumb Little Man

We all know what this means, the gym will be more crowded, the health and wellness industry will see a massive spike in sales, and tobacco products may see a sudden decrease in profits. Brain Change Development Focus Goals Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Motivation Success

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Healthy Living: 12 Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays

Dumb Little Man

Food Happiness Health Holiday Lifehacks For too many of us, the holiday season is an excuse to eat, drink and be merry. This month-long orgy of self-indulgence can leave us with regrets—and too-tight clothes—come January.

Ditch the 5-Hour Energy: 5 Natural Ways to Energize

Dumb Little Man

And although you might get that energy boost you so desperately seek, caffeine combined with an energy drink cocktail can be costly to your health. . Health Energy Stress Ah, caffeine: the world’s favorite pick-me-up.

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6 Unconventional, But Scientific Ways To Be The Happiest Person On Earth

Dumb Little Man

These six pieces of advice will increase your happiness if followed, which is a good enough reward itself, but I'll add that happiness leads to better health just for fun. Health Focus How To Stress Change Happiness Brain Happiness.

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Solopreneur Survey Results: 2013 Was a Good Year, Expectations Are Very High for 2014

The Solopreneur Life

T he year 2013 was a good one for solopreneurs and they have very high expectations for 2014. Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2013 End-of-Year Survey. 20 percent have no health insurance. •

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4 Running Mistakes Every Beginner Should Be Wary Of

Dumb Little Man

Health All runners, even the professionals, have committed running mistakes at one point or another. The good thing about this is that you, as a beginner in the running scene, can learn from their experience and avoid making the same mistakes.

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January 1st Is Just Another Day

Dumb Little Man

Brain Change Focus Goals Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Motivation Productivity Simplicity Success The end of the year makes us think of what we did, what we could have done, and what we'll try to do differently next year.

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Lack Of Motivation? Here's How To Exercise When You Don't Feel Like It!

Dumb Little Man

Health Goals Procrastination Fun Focus Success How To Happiness Motivation All I wanted to do was exercise for 30 minutes, but I just couldn’t get myself to do it. I sat down, feeling defeated and overwhelmed. What was in my way?

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5 Weight Loss Mistakes Women Should Stop Making

Dumb Little Man

Energy Focus Food Goals Health Lifehacks Success I lift weights. I do some sort of cardio. I also do high intensity exercises. And I'm a woman.

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