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January 2017 Archive


Posted on January 30, 2017 by Susan Robinson

We've all been guilty of procrastinating at one time or another. It can cause tremendous amounts of stress, which in turn can affect our physical health as well as our relationships with co-workers, family and friends. There are some helpful things you can try, including being self-aware and learning how to avoid distractions.

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Susan Robinson is a co-program coordinator for “Thrive," and has been with the program since 2007. She earned a Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Southern Nazarene University and a Doctorate of Education in Health Promotion from Oklahoma State University. Prior to her time with OMES, Susan worked in higher education and taught at Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Central Oklahoma and Emporia State University. Susan's hobbies include singing in her church and community choirs, traveling and spending time with her daughter and grand dog, Georgi.

What's Your Word?

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Kathryn Kitchen

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Kathryn Kitchen is the health and well-being manager for OMES and leader of Thrive. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer whose passion is creating an optimal environment for organizational health and employee well-being. Kathryn enjoys spending quality time with her family, cooking, hosting social gatherings and being an active member in her church. Her favorite motto is, "If you don't like the way something is, do something to change it."

Point C: The Merger Between Workin’ & Livin’

Posted on January 6, 2017 by Petra Lusche

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Petra Lusche is a Family Dietitian, Lactation Consultant and Certified Personal Trainer that works for OMES with well-being programming, focusing on organizational health to encourage change. Petra’s hobbies are running/working out, teaching cooking classes throughout the state and playing with her first child, Bodie.