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The #1 Thing We Learned In 2020 About Behavior Change

It isn’t always easy to help your patients achieve healthy behavior change. But the events of 2020 showed that even in difficult circumstances, behavior change...

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Get Ready For 2021: Reflections And Intentions

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year, not only for those of us working in healthcare but for everyone who has been impacted by COVID-19.

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Starting Conversations: How Vera Engages With Our Employees

Employee engagement is the foundation of an effective organization that inspires and supports its employees. True employee engagement gives everyone the...

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Balance, Boundaries, And Benefits Of A Remote Workforce

Remote work has become the new normal for many of us in 2020, and it brings a host of unfamiliar challenges and unexpected benefits. At Vera, we are doing our...

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Building A Diverse Workforce & Providing Equitable Care

It’s important to build a diverse workforce that provides equitable care to all patients. Patients need to know that their voices are being represented by...

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Out of the Darkness: Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

The World Health Organization’s definition of health is “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or...

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4 Ways To Celebrate Employees (Wherever They Are)

Vera Whole Health employees know they’re not cogs in a big machine. They’re much more. We’ve built our culture around three key components: recognition,...

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Prevention — Still the best medicine

If you own a car, you probably take preventive actions like keeping the tires inflated, changing the oil, or filling the radiator with coolant. It’s cheaper...

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5 Coaching Competencies: Our Compass In Changing Times

It goes without saying, we live in unprecedented times. The COVID pandemic, social upheaval, reckoning with racial injustices — all occurring simultaneously —...

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Mindfulness: Relax, it's good for you

Know anyone who doesn’t experience stress — even occasionally? Neither do we. The normal pace and hectic nature of modern life are stressful enough. Add a...

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Providers (And Patients) Need More Time, More Human Connection

Social distancing for the COVID-19 pandemic has provided one big, unexpected lesson: the importance of social connections. Curiously enough, social distancing...

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Behavior Change: 4 Ways To Make Positive Changes In Your Life

Lifestyle choices and behaviors play a big role in our overall health. For example, a poor diet, lack of exercise, excessive alcohol use, and smoking can lead...