financial health

Take Control of Your Financial Health

Anthea Legal and Financial Information

Concerned about your bank account after the holiday season? Very often, we feel that we are trapped by the past financial decisions we have made. This is problematic because our past behaviours do not have to dictate our financial future. Mindset Shift Important Our emotions and daily behaviours are important contributors to our financial situation. The easier we can make …

lifestyle changes

Lasting Lifestyle Changes for a Healthier You

Anthea Healthy Living

Jan. 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Canadians, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, getting in shape is consistently one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. While making lifestyle changes, as approved by a doctor, is not a bad thing, turning to a fad diet to achieve a resolution is not ideal or healthy. …

paycheque

This is How to Manage Your Holiday Budget

Anthea Legal and Financial Information

Find something for everyone on your list without breaking the bank using these holiday budget and shopping tips. Often, a leading cause of stress during the holiday season stems from money problems. If you are like most consumers, you have not planned ahead and may find yourself struggling for cash come January. Proper budgeting and smart shopping techniques will help …

winter storage

Top Four Winter Storage Tips for Your Vehicle

Anthea Auto

When winter comes and brings the snow and cold with it, it’s time to store your unused vehicle(s) to avoid damage from the harsh weather. Some recreational or luxury vehicles should not be out on the roads when winter strikes. While you want to avoid damage from harsh weather and roads, you also want it to be in good working …

home-based businesses

10 Health and Safety Tips for Laptop Usage

Anthea Healthy Living

Preventative measures can help your employees to avoid physical injury from regular laptop usage. Share these ten tips with your team today. The use of laptop computers simplifies work, improving workplace mobility, quality and productivity overall. However, overuse of laptops can increase your chance of injury. For example, prolonged laptop use—the kind of use that often occurs in the workplace—can …

emotional-intelligence

IQ or EQ: What’s More Valuable to Your Company?

Anthea Business Development

EQ, or Emotional Intelligence, is fast becoming recognized as a valuable asset in a work context. For those in leadership positions, it may also assist with managing employees. The smartest person is usually considered the best person for a job, especially when it comes to leadership. However, HR experts argue that traditional intelligence (book smarts) may not be as important …

outdoor-safety

How Can my Employees Work Safely in Cold Temperatures?

Anthea Business Development

Outdoor work in cold temperatures can put your employees at risk. Here’s what you need to know. Employees that work outside in the winter months are at risk of serious health problems, including hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration and muscle injuries. What’s more, frigid temperatures can also cause additional pain for those who suffer from arthritis and rheumatism. Common symptoms of cold-related …

time-management

Reduce Workplace Stress with These Time Management Tips

Anthea Healthy Living

For the majority of workers, time management can be a powerful tool for successfully reducing stress in the workplace. Workplace stress is a common aspect of employment, particularly if you often find yourself with a heavy workload. While it may not be possible to completely eliminate stress, it’s critical to manage it effectively. One way to reduce workplace stress is …

Employee turnover

How to Prevent Employee Turnover In Your Business

Anthea Business Development

Though employers may make assumptions as to why employees leave the company, many organizations do not truly investigate or understand why some of their best employees choose to work for other companies. In fact, most workers leave their jobs because of miscommunications about expectations, broken promises or excessive workloads. To prevent turnover, you must first determine your current turnover rate. …