Doing good is good for you. The season of giving is upon us and for many that doesn’t just include immediate family and friends. Giving back to your community and volunteering during the holidays and beyond can do immeasurable amounts of good not only for others, but for yourself. According to a new study, volunteering for as little as two to 2.5 hours a week can be beneficial for your

  Now more than ever, consumerism is often driven by product mindfulness. With an overwhelming amount of brand and product selections to choose from, shoppers are narrowing down their options to companies that share their values, particularly those making charitable efforts and practicing social responsibility. Your brand can cultivate a deeper sense of community involvement during Breast Cancer Awareness events. Featuring products with give back initiatives is not only more

  Shocking, I know. Use team building to get your employees back to business after summer vacation. When you first think of team building activities, your mind might automatically go towards a Michael Scott from The Office-esque place. While it’s hilarious to watch a fictional boss waste time and awkwardly force company activities on his employees, it’s probably not something that you’d want from your own boss. Understandably so. But,

  Make the most of your branding with completely custom apparel. As a merchandiser in the promo business, I always want to show the client’s brand in the most interesting and unique light. When it comes to apparel, this can be difficult to achieve at times. While the standard in the business is a left chest decoration placement, that’s not even close to the limit of what we can do.

  Supporting employee health should be more than just encouraging healthy choices at the workplace. We’ve written articles on employee health ranging from diet to exercise and everything in between. But what about employees’ general well-being, particularly in regard to your company? Providing a strong and positive company culture could be a part of your solution to get involved in this growing phenomenon of organizations advocating for their associates. Besides

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. About 1 in 8 women U.S. women and 1 in 1,000 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer awareness is one of the largest, most widely acknowledged health causes in the nation. This month-long campaign is held annually with the goal of increasing awareness

1 in every 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illness in a given year. May is Mental Health Month. It’s a month dedicated to increasing awareness and education about a form of disease that affects over 40 million adults in the U.S. alone. We talk about health all the time. From diet and exercise to general heart, brain, or other organ-related health, often we speak obsessively about it. So

  May is GEHFM. No, I didn’t just sneeze. GEHFM stands for Global Employee Health and Fitness Month AKA a month-long celebration and encouragement of healthy behaviors and activities sponsored by the workplace AKA an event your organization could benefit from participating in. GEHFM has been celebrated every May since 1989. Originally just a national observance, the event has grown international, now with more than 28,500 people, 37 states and

*Luau music plays softly in the background* Spring has sprung, or is springing, depending on what part of the country or world (let’s be honest about my readership… country) you’re currently inhabiting. And with warmer weather comes vacation daydreams galore. Whether your ideal trip is just a few miles or a few thousand miles down the road, thoughts of escaping from your daily monotony for a short period of time