Let The Office Characters Motivate You Not only does Dunder Mifflin have its own website, but all of the characters on The Office have their own motivational posters. They make SavvySugar feel vaguely sentimental for her middle school's nurse's office that featured oddly placed posters just like these. Check them out!
Should Paid Sick Time Be an Employment Standard? Many of you admit that you go to work sick because you're too busy to miss work, but for 46 million US workers it's not the workload that's keeping them from taking time off, it's that they don't have the benefit of paid sick leave. Advocates of proposed state bills mandating paid sick leave are hoping legislation would expand existing benefits and add new ones.
Study Says People Come to Work Sick Because of Pressure Savvy stats that show 34 percent of you are too busy to miss work when you're sick and 22 percent of you are just too stubborn to stay home, go right along with a national study where half the people reported they go to work when they're sick.
Have You Skipped Medical Treatment Because of Expense?
Doctors are noticing that fewer patients asking for elective procedures, scheduling preventive exams, and filling their prescriptions. Have you neglected anything related to your health because it was too expensive?
Could New Workplace Trends Trim Job-Related Weight Gain? There's a likely connection between obesity and the decline in savings, and I have a little theory that the rise in obesity has a lot to do with how much time we put in at the office, too. Working long hours is necessary for many Americans and others view their hard working overtime as a badge of honor. Whatever the motivation for banking hours of desk time, there's no question that sitting in a stressed out state for most of our days isn't the best thing we can do for our health.
Debt's Unhealthy Effects on Your Wellness
Stress in general takes a toll on our physical well-being, and recent polls have shown that stress caused by debt is particularly harmful. Debt has a pronounced way of weighing on us, and the thousands of dollars can feel like thousands of pounds on your shoulders — but a deep-tissue massage won't heal these debt side-= effects. Find out why you should eat right, exercise, and stay out of debt.
10 Jobs That Could Cause You Pain We all know that work can be a pain, but some jobs actually cause physical pain due to the nature of what's required to get the job done. ABC News put together a list of the ten jobs that could cause harm, and while some are expected others might just surprise you.
Sex and the City Movie Is the Super Bowl For Women
The brains and wallets behind Sex and the City are touting the May 30 release as the "Super Bowl for women." And while viewers will likely be consuming Diet Coke and popcorn rather than licking their sticky buffalo-wing-sauced fingers and sipping on brews, one thing will remain constant between the Winter and Spring events: the heavy advertising. Savvy has the scoop on what products we'll be seeing with the ladies on the big screen.
Forbes Names America's Top Pop Imports
While the actor categories at this year's Oscars were swept by international talent spanning three countries, all of the artists who made Forbes' Top 10 Pop Imports come from either Canada or Britain. While the Top 10 doesn't showcase a variety of nationalities it certainly covers several musical genres — from Michael Buble to Nickelback to Feist.