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jmcnichol

Reston, Virginia
Human resources director for an association in the DC area. I am passionate about health and wellness and my labor of love has been to develop a comprehensive wellness program for our 250-person staff.
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What should I drink? -- Guest Post by Lydia Liu by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Lydia Lui is a senior at the University of Maryland working with  LifeWork Strategies  as a Community Health intern. She ha ... Read on »
Eggstravaganza by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge One of the simple family meals Jamie Oliver promotes with Food Revolution is the omelet . They're quick and simple to make ... Read on »
Salt Savvy -- Guest Post by Kellie Burkinshaw by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Kellie Burkinshaw is a senior at the University of Maryland and is majoring in community health. She is currently wo ... Read on »
Unprocessed Schunprocessed -- Guest Post by Kellie Rowden-Racette by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge A few of us got into a discussion about what "unprocessed" means. I happen to mention this to Kellie, a Print and Online Ed ... Read on »
Pharmacy Benefits Transition from Medco to Optum RX by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Image from  blog.drugrehabreferral.com   Effective April 1, 2013, the administration of our pharmacy benefits will transition from Medco to OptumR ... Read on »
The Thursday Veggie Box Delivery -- Guest Post by Terry Harris by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Terry is ASHA's Learning Facilitator. We work together in HR and she's playing a critical role in planning our 30 Day Chall ... Read on »
Walking, Wellness, and a German shepherd named Mimi -- Guest Post by Gary Dunham by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Gary Dunham is ASHA's Director of Publications. He walks to and from work, so he has that part of Mediterranean lifestyle d ... Read on »
Table for One -- Guest Post by Jeanette Janota by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Jeanette Janota is a Senior Research Associate for ASHA. She's an active member of our Wellness Advisory Team and offered t ... Read on »
Nix Those Cravings -- Guest Post by Terry Harris by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Terry is ASHA's Learning Facilitator. We work together in HR and she's playing a critical role in planning our 30 Day Chall ... Read on »
Measure Your Progress with Biometric Screenings -- Guest Post by Cyndi Fales by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge We are offering biometric screenings to staff as part of our program. I asked Cyndi to explain what we're offering and why. ... Read on »
The Mediterranean Café by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Mediterranean Cafe 1405 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850 301-340-7567 Nina Kranz introduced me ... Read on »
Stocking Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating -- Guest Post by Deb Dixon by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Deb Dixon is ASHA's Director of School Services. She's an avid cook and a member of our Wellness Advisory Team. She agreed ... Read on »
Wave 1 Tips & Recipes from Cindy Mann by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Cindy Mann joined us yesterday to tell us all about Wave 1 of our Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge. She made two rec ... Read on »
Kitchen Cleanup -- Guest Post by Diane Paul by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge We have a snow day here in the DC metro area, so it's a perfect time to clean out your pantry and get ready for our challen ... Read on »
Mediterranean Diet for the Family …. Hip, Hip … Hooray? -- Guest Post by Kellie... by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Kellie is a Print and Online Editor for our ASHA Leader. (Which has been recently redesigned and looks fabulous by the way. ... Read on »
Wave 1 -- Guest Post by Lydia Lui by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Lydia Lui is a senior at the University of Maryland working with LifeWork Strategies as a Community Health intern. She ha ... Read on »
Eight Workplace Trends that Will Impact Our Work in 2013 by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health This is our third annual workplace trends report. As part of our annual goal setting process for the human resources team, we brainstorm trends and observations that m ... Read on »
Stay Home if You're Sick by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health We've noticed an increase in the number of staff that are sick recently. Sick leave use is higher than usual, so maybe people are already heeding this advice, but it n ... Read on »
The End of Diet Thinking -- Three Tips to Coach Yourself Thin by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health 30 Day Mediterranean Lifestyle Challenge Image from trainsmartcoaching.com When we think of dieting, most of us think of being disciplined and ... Read on »
Long Commutes Take a Toll on Our Wallets and Our Waistlines by jmcnichol Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health People in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area have the worst commutes in the Nation according to a report that was released earlier this year. That came as no surpr ... Read on »