Category Archives: tobacco denormalization

Our Top Blog Posts 2014: A Year of Change—sorta.

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Tracking our blog posts each week and seeing what clicks with our readers and followers is telling. And always surprising. This year’s recap of our best Carrot and Stick blogs from our talented panel of bloggers is no exception. The key learning here for me is that great content targeted to the right audience sticks…

Wellness in the Workplace: Where to Start and Why. 10 Helpful Hints and Benefits.

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Over the past decade, wellness in the workplace has become more and more common and has entered the realm of expected benefits in many cases.  Several years ago, companies that employed a wellness program of any kind for their employees, might have been considered cutting edge and unique, but as the nation looks to a…

Shake me more: behavior change is hard.

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My previous blog was full of aspiration to quit smoking. It was inspirational and all, but the bottom line is, quitting smoking is hard. It’s been three months since I blogged about my behavior-change attempt and I’ve made good progress but, am sad to say I still smoke. Ugh. The path to behavior change requires pulling several…

Hug me—I smoke cigarettes!

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Unchecked tobacco use—the leading cause of preventable heart and lung disease—will contribute to more than 10 million deaths by 2030 according to the World Health Organization.  I’ll follow that up with, “Hi, my name is Lauren; I am 26 years old and enjoy the occasional cigarette (so sorry, Gram!). For anyone who smokes cigarettes or has…

How people quit cigarettes and why CEOs don’t smoke.

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I loved cigarette smoking. I started when I was just a punk kid and all of my friends were into it from the earliest of ages. I must’ve been around 12 when I picked up my first cigarette. I mean literally picked up a half-smoked butt off the street tossed by a passerby that we…

Category Archives: tobacco denormalization

Our Top Blog Posts 2014: A Year of Change—sorta.

478414373-resize

Tracking our blog posts each week and seeing what clicks with our readers and followers is telling. And always surprising. This year’s recap of our best Carrot and Stick blogs from our talented panel of bloggers is no exception. The key learning here for me is that great content targeted to the right audience sticks…

Wellness in the Workplace: Where to Start and Why. 10 Helpful Hints and Benefits.

164518345_woman-on-ball-500px

Over the past decade, wellness in the workplace has become more and more common and has entered the realm of expected benefits in many cases.  Several years ago, companies that employed a wellness program of any kind for their employees, might have been considered cutting edge and unique, but as the nation looks to a…

Shake me more: behavior change is hard.

1553921-quit-smoking-resolution-500px

My previous blog was full of aspiration to quit smoking. It was inspirational and all, but the bottom line is, quitting smoking is hard. It’s been three months since I blogged about my behavior-change attempt and I’ve made good progress but, am sad to say I still smoke. Ugh. The path to behavior change requires pulling several…

Hug me—I smoke cigarettes!

3419048_smoking-is-bad-150px

Unchecked tobacco use—the leading cause of preventable heart and lung disease—will contribute to more than 10 million deaths by 2030 according to the World Health Organization.  I’ll follow that up with, “Hi, my name is Lauren; I am 26 years old and enjoy the occasional cigarette (so sorry, Gram!). For anyone who smokes cigarettes or has…

How people quit cigarettes and why CEOs don’t smoke.

cigarette-butt_3389434-150px

I loved cigarette smoking. I started when I was just a punk kid and all of my friends were into it from the earliest of ages. I must’ve been around 12 when I picked up my first cigarette. I mean literally picked up a half-smoked butt off the street tossed by a passerby that we…