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Why Small Businesses Should Offer Voluntary Benefits

Joe Quintana - in Others

Small business owners are continually faced with the perennial question of how to stay competitive with their larger counterparts. In every aspect of running a business, from pricing, to quality, to distribution, staying competitive can seem like a David and…

Crystal Alchemy Sound Healing

Professor Jeralyn Glass - in Mental Health

Sound Healing has become a mainstream ‘buzzword’ as more people experience the benefits of the use of frequency and vibration in their search for wellness. As our lifestyles continue on the fast track and pressures for people of all ages are rapidly accelerating,…

Office Design and its Impact on Employee Health and Productivity

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Worksite Wellness

Workers spend much of their time in the workplace, typing out memos and documents on the computer, analyzing data, attending meetings, and speaking with clients. How the office space is designed has a huge impact on the health of workers. Office design is…

April’s Move More Month: How to Hit Your Stride

Dr. Sam Ho, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare - in Features

As winter gives way to spring, some of us may be emerging from a state of “seasonal sedentary syndrome.” With National Walking Day (April 4) and April’s Move More Month, it’s time to lace-up those sneakers and start finding your stride. Studies have…

Putting Wellness Training to Work – A Case Study with Sapoznik

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Case Study

The connection between healthy employees and company performance have long been a factor for employers to seek well-being programs for their employees. There are some that have intrinsically woven the well-being program into the culture of their company philosophy…

A Noisy Workplace Raises Risk of Heart Disease

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Column

Nobel Prize Winner Robert Koch said in 1910 that “One day man will have to fight noise as fiercely as cholera and pest” and studies are beginning to prove this statement right. A study recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Workplace Mental Wellness and Intrapersonal Skills: A Case for a Proactive Approach

Chad Palmer - in Mental Health

The current misconception is that mental health and mental illness is the same thing, this needs to be addressed. In order to have good mental health, we need to perform activities that support mental wellness. Mental wellness can be achieved through practical…

Proactive Ways Employers Can Address the Opioid Crisis in the Workplace

Maricha Ellis - in Focused

If you think our nation’s opioid epidemic could never affect your workplace, think again. More than 70 percent of U.S. employers report feeling a direct impact of prescription drug misuse in their workplaces, according to a survey by the National Safety…

Is Certification the New University?

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Features, Others, Worksite Wellness

A career in corporate health and wellness is fast becoming attractive and vital in corporate health. Currently, students taking up courses in health and wellbeing have found that such certificates earn them as much money, respect, and promotion as those who…

A Key Component of Corporate Wellness Programs: Food Wellness

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Worksite Wellness

Workplace could, sometimes, be a difficult place to really eat well, as employees are in a constant hurry to meet deadlines, engage new clients, send out emails, secure contracts, and send off proposals. Adults in the US spend a lot of their waking hours in…

What’s Ahead in Wellness for 2018? Last Year’s Trends Offer Some Answers

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Features, Worksite Wellness

To get a sense of what to expect on the employee health and wellness front in 2018, it’s useful to look back on the trends that were gaining momentum last year. To better understand those trends, Optum surveyed 240 human resource professionals in large companies…

Meditation and Mindfulness for Better Overall Health

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Mental Health

By Danielle Keenan, Health Management Specialist, Keenan First of all, what’s the difference between mindfulness and meditation? They’re closely related but slightly different. Meditation can be viewed as a way to clear the mind, let go, and achieve peace…