The FirstPerson Blog

12.13.14: A Special Event for a Special Day

Posted by Krista Gordon

December 18, 2014

12-13-14. This date is not the only thing special about last Saturday. For 244 children and 104 adults, a festive event called Breakfast with Santa made this day even more special.

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Topics: PEEP Project

Make Resolutions for Your Wellness Program

Posted by Kaitlin Enneking

December 10, 2014

There is something romantic about the notion that at 12:01 am on January 1, people all over the world are looking inward, self-assessing, and making promises to be better, give more, and try again.

As wellness professionals, and employers, we attempt to capitalize on this momentum. We urgently thrust materials, resources, and support in front of our employees, hoping this is the year our support provides the torque required to create change. We plot and plan how to strike with our New Year’s Day motivation—though we are hardly the only voice at the party.

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Topics: Wellness

The Building Blocks of a Successful Wellness Program

Posted by Laura Butler

December 9, 2014

Last week I found myself sitting in class. And while often that doesn’t sound exciting, I found myself really enjoying the insights, the discussions, and the opportunity to look at the world of well-being from all different angles.

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Topics: Wellness

It's All About the Kids This Holiday Season

Posted by Michelle Jenkins

December 5, 2014

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle this time of year. Black Friday hits and we scour the ads looking for the best deals on the newest toys, wondering what Santa will bring us. If you have kids, you’re going to every single store you can think of to find the new “it” toy that your little one just has to have.

Why do we do this?

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Topics: FirstPerson, FirstPeeps

A Season of Workplace Giving

Posted by Carrie Kass

December 3, 2014

The holiday season has arrived! I’ve always enjoyed this time of the year, mostly because I cherish spending extra time with those whom I love the most: my family and dear friends.

I also enjoy the holiday season because it’s a special season of giving. Giving goes beyond beautifully-wrapped presents or delicious holiday treats. It also means giving back to others.

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Topics: Wellness