Oakland County among Michigan’s Healthiest Employers

Oakland County is among Michigan’s healthiest employers because of OakFit, the county’s employee wellness initiative. Michigan's Healthiest Employers, which is “a statewide program with a goal of showcasing how companies are using wellness programs to make a positive impact on their employees' lives,” gave Oakland County the top spot in the 1,500-4,999 employees category for Metro Detroit. “Kudos to our H.R. Director Nancy Scarlet and her team,” County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should Guys Get Mani Pedi’s or Not?

Dear Crabby, I know a guy who likes to get a mani pedi every once in a while. Do you think this is normal? Sincerely, Pete E. Boy Dear Mr. Boy, I did not even know what a "mani pedi" was when I saw this question.  I just assumed it was a new sandwich or some sort of energy drink the kids were into.  Then I searched the Internet and realized that you were referring to having your finger and toe nails done at a salon. I had to admit that I had not heard of men doing this before and … [Read more...]

What is This Thing Called Yoga? At The Rochester Library

Yoga is an ancient and timeless art, science, philosophy, and medicine that emphasize one's daily responsibilities with awareness and compassion. Julia Visconti, Certified Iyengar Yoga instructor, will explain the basics of Yoga at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Julia emphasizes that you do not have to be in shape, young or flexible to join a yoga class. Registration is required and open to those with a Rochester Hills Public library card. To register go to … [Read more...]