WPS Health Insurance Blog

Part 1: Surround yourself with positive people! Start with YOU!

Posted by Bonnie Walke Mar 19, 2015 11:10:00 AM

Do some people just drain the life out of you? Negative people certainly have a negative effect on those around them. If you make an effort to surround yourself with positive people, you’ll find yourself adopting the attitude of those around you. Practice seeking and associating with positive people.

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Tags: Wellness, Individuals & Families

WPS wins World’s Most Ethical Company award for the SIXTH time in a row!

Posted by Marie Puissant Mar 10, 2015 3:28:00 PM

We have very exciting news to share with you, dear reader.       

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Tags: Individuals & Families

Research shows that most people don’t understand health insurance

Posted by Alexandra Radel Feb 26, 2015 10:20:00 AM

Open enrollment for 2015 coverage just ended and it makes me wonder–do most people understand health insurance? The health insurance market has evolved so much that I would assume most people understand the basics of the health insurance they have. Right?

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Tags: Individuals & Families

Less stress by having less mess

Posted by Bonnie Walke Feb 19, 2015 8:41:00 AM

Are you feeling stressed? Take a look at your surroundings. Is the space open, engaging, and welcoming? Is it cluttered and messy with no peaceful place to rest your eyes? Clutter can suck the energy right out of you. It can also affect your ability to focus. Did you know that clearing clutter can be a significant stress reliever and an energy booster?

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Tags: Individuals & Families, health & wellness

The doctor will see you now–Virtually!

Posted by Alexandra Radel Feb 17, 2015 10:39:00 AM

I wear heels, every day. I am 5’3, so you can understand how life changing a few extra inches can be. Picture this: I am walking into a department store to purchase a handbag that I shouldn’t be buying with black, peep-toe pumps on and I trip. I have a bruised ego and possibly a sprained ankle, but I am way too busy for a doctor visit today. Thankfully, I don’t have to; all I need is my tablet.

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Tags: Individuals & Families

CDC offers guidance about the risk of measles for adults

Posted by Tom Enwright Feb 10, 2015 1:12:00 PM

Measles has been a topic in the news lately as several outbreaks have been reported in the United States this winter. Much of the attention centers on whether parents are getting lax about getting their children vaccinated. However, some adults are wondering whether they are at risk of getting the disease.

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Tags: Wellness, Individuals & Families

The countdown begins to the end of open enrollment

Posted by Marie Puissant Feb 4, 2015 1:22:00 PM

Can you believe it’s almost that time of year again? It feels like it just goes faster every year! No, I don’t mean my birthday this month, or Valentine’s Day in two weeks … I mean the end of open enrollment, Feb. 15!

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Tags: Individuals & Families

Senior care and life planning

Posted by Marie Puissant Jan 29, 2015 8:05:00 AM

My grandma has always given me the best advice: heartaches are cured by puppy snuggles and ice cream, always go shopping with your grandma to get the senior discount, and calories don’t count on holidays, birthdays, or weekends.

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Tags: Individuals & Families

No time for a doctor visit?

Posted by Alexandra Radel Jan 20, 2015 8:40:00 AM

You have a scratchy throat, sniffles, and a headache. Yup, you’re sick. Now you have to call your doctor, jumble dates and times with reception, and eventually schedule an appointment three days from now. There has to be another way to receive care quicker and easier than this, right?

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Tags: Individuals & Families

Start with one habit: Drink your water

Posted by Bonnie Walke Jan 8, 2015 1:45:00 PM

Are you contemplating a change?  Is it time to do something different with your health?  Are you looking for a place to begin?

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Tags: Individuals & Families