What is Workplace Wellness

What is Workplace Wellness, Really?

October 12, 2016 - in Worksite Wellness

Many employers are struggling with the concept of workplace wellness for a number of reasons.  At the outset, some employers simply do not feel that they have any responsibility for the health of their employees.  They feel that this is a very personal responsibility…

Weight-Neutral Workplace Wellness

What Is Weight-Neutral Workplace Wellness and Why Should we Consider it?

August 29, 2016 - in Worksite Wellness

Although weight management initiatives are still a favorite in workplace wellness, more and more individuals and organizations are beginning to question…

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Survey Highlights State of Wearables in the Workplace

May 9, 2016 - in Wearable Devices

The recently released The State of Wearables in the Workplace survey, conducted by the Corporate Health & Wellness Association provides readers a…

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6 Tips To Differentiate Hunger vs. Thirst

December 9, 2016 - in Weight-Loss

By Sarah Hoots   It’s common to confuse thirst for hunger, and if you’re trying to lose weight it’s important to know the difference. Confusing these two powerful cravings may cause you to consume more calories than you need and prevent your weight…

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Chronic Pain and an Active Lifestyle: Lessons in Recovery

December 9, 2016 - in Others

If we want to better promote corporate wellness and if we want a workforce as productive as it is protective of its health, then we need to educate employers and employees alike about the best way to confront a problem affecting tens of millions of people…

Life Expectancy Decreases in the U.S. for First Time in Over 20 Years

December 8, 2016 - in Others

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy fell in the U.S. for the first time in over 20 years. The data, based on 2015 death certificates, shows a drop from 76.5 years to 76.3 years for men and 81.3 years to 81.2 years for women…

What Employees Don’t Like About the Holidays

What Employees Don’t Like About the Holidays

December 7, 2016 - in News & Insights

Some people love the holiday season, while others really don’t. In fact, it seems that a growing number of people make comments like: “I hate the holidays!” (Maybe they are just more vocal about it.) To find out more specifics, last year we sent out…

Dealing with Death, Dying and Denial During the Holidays

Dealing with Death, Depression and Denial During the Holidays

December 7, 2016 - in Mental Health

The Holidays are an amazing time of year, but they can also be stressful. There’s the increasing intensity of work as the year ends, and there are stacking commitments at home as well. The result is one of the most emotionally charged times of the year.…

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Building a Resume For a Career in Wellness

December 6, 2016 - in Editorial

If corporate wellness is to be a term of substance, and if companies intend to hire the best professionals concerning this matter, then qualified candidates need to stand apart from the competition – they need a record of accomplishment that resonates with…

Unify Your Company Culture

How to Unify Your Company Culture

December 5, 2016 - in Editorial

Advertorial North Carolina-based Novareté has a simple goal, to make the values of your company an actual part of your company culture. By moving your values “out of the handbook,” Novareté wants to help employers unify their culture and ultimately make…

Wearable Market

Fitbit to Acquire Pebble As Wearable Market Continues to Collapse

December 2, 2016 - in Technology

New reports show that Fitbit will acquire their competitor Pebble for $34 – 40 million, yet another sign of trouble in the falling wearable device market. Pebble is most famous for their record-breaking Kickstarter campaigns totaling more than $30 million.…

World AIDS Day

What Employers Can do for World AIDS Day

December 1, 2016 - in Focused

Today, December 1, 2016, is World AIDS Day, a day that gives the world an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV and to support the over 40 million people across the world infected with the virus. With so many people living with HIV, it is difficult…

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How Can I Insure my Health While Working Abroad?

November 30, 2016 - in Features

There really are few things more valuable than the opportunity to travel the world. If you’ve been chosen by your employer to work abroad, then you get to have the best of both - see amazing foreign lands, and still have a solid income. Whether your destination…

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Forgiveness in the Workplace: A Wellness Perspective

November 28, 2016 - in Mental Health

By Judi Hennebry Wise & Lori Golden When was the last time you heard someone in your organization say, “I’m sorry”, to a colleague or “I forgive you” to a leader? While these phrases were ingrained in us as children, they seemed to have gotten…

Black Friday Sale 2016

3 Black Friday Tips for Saving Even More Money

November 23, 2016 - in Focused

“If you catch yourself drooling while making your Black Friday shopping list, don’t be surprised,” says Dr. Kit Yarrow, an author and consumer psychologist who also just happens to be a retail expert. A retail expert? Yes, that’s right! Yarrow has…