While COVID-19 has impacted daily routines, Administration and Planning HR Generalist Shannon Rice says she’s found a silver lining during the pandemic.
Rice spends countless nights with little sleep, attending to Anthony, her teething 9-month-old son. Whether it’s changing diapers, getting him a bottle or rocking him back to sleep, parent duties always call. While getting workouts has been challenging, she has found much-needed time for physical fitness during the COVID-19 break.
“He’s sleeping all night, so I can wake up at 4:30 a.m. or 5 a.m. to go out and run,” Rice said.
There’s nothing more heartbreaking than seeing a loved one battle a life-threatening disease. Kathleen Hall’s father had a stroke a couple of years ago. Now this A&P employee strives to make living a healthy lifestyle more of a priority.
“It’s become more important to me to be aware of whole-self and heart health,” Hall said.
When Hall recently started working in A&P as an HR Administrative Associate, she saw an advertisement for a program called, “Give Biofeedback a Try.” It’s a half-hour session that helps people manage stress and build resilience through monitoring breathing patterns with biofeedback technology....
Every day starts the same for UniPrint’s Plant Manager Jim Strapp … in his personal gym by 4:20 a.m. for a 60-minute workout. His treadmill, stationary bike and free weight routines help him start each day strong.
“When I get to work, I’m ready to go,” Jim said. “Off and running every day. It’s the nature of who I am. Working out gives me the push, the energy.”
“Part of my role is to make sure our products get out the door on time, and that equates to me walking through the plant all day, moving...