Women In Trucking Blog / Health and Wellness

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Mar 4, 2021 12:19:34 PM

Essential workers perform duties across critical infrastructure sectors and maintain the services and functions that U.S. residents depend on daily. These include healthcare workers, police officers, professional drivers and more As …

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Topics:SafetyHealth and Wellness

by Norman Winegar, on Feb 23, 2021 3:35:06 PM

A friend recently joked with me that she sometimes she feels so isolated these days that she actually looks forward to talking with telephone solicitors. She’s just resisting giving them her …

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Topics:Health and Wellness

by Norman Winegar, on Jan 6, 2021 1:18:19 PM

When it comes to employee benefits your thoughts and actions probably turn to the costs of providing healthcare benefits to your transportation industry workforce. This is a big-ticket item, and …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesHealth and Wellness

by Norman Winegar, on Dec 2, 2020 10:51:26 AM

The Pandemic, Weight Gain, and More Challenges for Professional Drivers I learned a concerning fact during a pre-Thanksgiving visit I had with Espyr’s fine team of professional health coaches. This team …

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Topics:Health and Wellness

by Matheson Trucking Inc., on Oct 16, 2020 1:37:47 PM

Most truck drivers would say that they are working to live. However, maintaining work/life balance as a truck driver can be difficult. Although the road offers many freedoms, they often …

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Topics:Work/Life BalanceHealth and Wellness

by Leanne Shub, on Sep 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Stress is a daily companion for most professional drivers. It was once considered only to be a mental condition. But in fact, it affects us physically, especially when we experience them …

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Topics:Life on the RoadHealth and Wellness

by Norman Winegar, on Sep 21, 2020 4:03:56 PM

Concerned about your level of stress? Feeling a little burned out, maybe even depressed? At Women In Trucking, we believe that taking care of our emotional health is important. We want to …

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Topics:Women In TruckingHealth and Wellness

by Ellen Voie, on Sep 4, 2020 4:59:22 PM

I never thought I could be friends with a piece of technology that is exceptionally nosey. I’m a pretty private person, and the thought of sharing my physical data makes …

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Topics:Work/Life BalanceHealth and WellnessEllen's Blog

by Norman Winegar, on Aug 25, 2020 5:46:44 PM

Recall the flight safety instructions we always hear just before takeoff? The ones to which you don’t pay much attention. Remember the part that says, secure your own oxygen mask …

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Topics:Professional DevelopmentWork/Life BalanceHealth and Wellness

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 29, 2020 1:52:29 PM

Recently I reached out to our driver members and asked them about the stresses they are experiencing due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Challenges included access to personal protection supplies and …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver PerspectiveHealth and Wellness

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