Health & Well-Being 2019

Aid Restful Sleep

By Aoife Delaney, CIS, CITP, Director of Marketing & Sales, DMC Network

 

We are now fully immersed in the holiday season, and while it is a wonderful time of the year, we all know how  quickly our health can suffer when we don’t take time out from these busy periods to look after ourselves, rest, and recuperate for the next day.

 

Keeping this in mind, we’ve put together a simple yet effective yoga routine to help you clear the mind and relax the body at the end of the day.

 

Namaste 🙂

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Energize for a busy day

By Aoife Delaney, CIS, CITP, Director of Marketing & Sales, DMC Network

 

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we wanted to share a great piece to help you maintain a balanced lifestyle throughout all of this busyness! Our resident Yoga teaching has put together a simple yet effective yoga routine to help you energize for a busy day ahead. So print out for your bedside table, tuck in your travel bag, or stick on your fridge door, and get that Asana in each morning! Namaste 😊

 

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Eating and Drinking Well While On The Road

By Aoife Delaney, CIS, CITP, Director of Marketing & Sales, DMC Network

 

This is something that I talk about with fellow hospitality professionals ALL THE TIME!

 

How do we keep up our normally healthy lifestyles when we are away from our home comforts?  When on the road, working unusual hours, and surrounding be tempting treats, how do we bring that home routine back into play? Never fear, Efa is here!  I’m going to share with you a couple of the favourite pieces I pack when I am the road.  And while we’re at it – let’s look after the environment too- ain’t nobody got time for single use plastic in this beautiful world that we live in ; )...

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#DMCNdoesGood

By Aoife Delaney, CIS, CITP, Director of Marketing & Sales, DMC Network

 

As Benjamin Franklin once said: ‘’Do well by doing good’’

 

This is something that resonates deeply with the DMC Network. We have been in business for over 40 years and we want to recognize our success by doing good. As DMC's, we make a living out of the destinations that we operate in, and we feel a strong moral obligation to give back to those communities that may not be as fortunate...

 

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Weaving CSR into an Incentive Program

By Aoife Delaney, CIS, CITP, Director of Marketing & Sales, DMC Network

 

Today, many companies are using Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities to maximize the incentive travel experience, strengthen bonds among employees, and help them feel a sense of pride in their company. Incentive travel participants are also seeking more personalized experiences indigenous to the program destination, as well as activities that allow them to give back to the communities they visit.  With this in mind, we created our Annual DMC Network Exchange Event in Park City this June to reflect these values...

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ElectroSmog and the Meeting Professional

By John Ayo, Travel Balance

 

While technology today can be incredibly convenient and efficient, there is a price we pay in terms of our health.

 

We may be familiar with the unhealthy aspects of tech neck on our posture (head bent down reading phone) or the negative emotional consequences of social media (comparing our lives to other people’s highlight reels) – but are you aware of the hidden health dangers in the form of “ElectroSmog”?...

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Maintaining Balance for Meeting Professionals in 2019!

By John Ayo, Travel Balance

 

It is no shocker that the meeting professional job can be quite stressful. We have to manage everything from speakers, to hotel management to having the right foods for the right people at the right time. Lots of moving parts! The key thing is that you can’t be effective if you are stressed and overwhelmed, so let’s start there...

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The Impact of Business Travel on Wellness

By John Ayo, Travel Balance

 

Did you know that business travelers lose an average of 6.9 hours of productivity due to stress, and that the financial cost amounts to an average of $662 per trip?*

 

A recent study from Harvard Business Review highlights the impact business travel has on employees’ health...

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Close your eyes, start with a vision and rock your day

By Doctor Rebecca Saunders

 

When I was growing up, I loved tether ball.  I played it every recess, rain, shine or snow.  I remember I used to close my eyes at night when I was falling asleep and play a game in my head.

 

In my images there were no mistakes, I never lost, I had always had fun and I played a great game...

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The Tapestry of Moments

By Chris Heeter

 

Last month we featured a wonderful message to start our New Year about looking internally and resetting your priorities to increase productivity, written by the inspiring Chris Heeter.  This month, we wanted to feature a poem that Chris has written called the Tapestry of Moments...

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Ready, Set, Stop

By Chris Heeter

 

From a young age, Chris has followed her own Wild path. As a wilderness guide for 30+ years, Chris leads groups deep into the wilderness by canoe or dogsled. Abundant parallels to the workplace make professional speaking a natural extension.  In the following blog –  Chris imparts her wisdom about ‘resetting ourselves’ following the holiday period...

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