How Do Professional Athletics Relate to Corporate Wellness?

Zach Younce - in Column

From previous articles, if you’ve read them, it’s quite clear that I am a huge advocate of phycology and mindset when it comes to achieving greater health and wellbeing. The brain is the ruler of your behaviors, habits, actions, procrastination of actions…

Healthcare: Timeline to Failure

Charles Bens, Ph.D. - in Focused

For the past ten plus years, messages have been arriving that the existing healthcare system is seriously broken and there is a scientifically and medically proven way to fix it. Consider the following series of events. May 29, 2006 - The cover story in…

Calculating Healthcare Savings for Employers and Employees

By Daniel J. Birach, President, HEALTHWORKS Division, Carolinas HealthCare System - in Features

With employer healthcare costs steadily on the rise, companies across the country are examining which steps can be taken to reduce expenses. A handful of key choices — including addressing chronic health conditions among employees and providing access to…

The New Rules of Identity Theft Protection for Employees

By Kevin Renner - in Others

Anndorie Cromar was in her thirties when Utah’s child protective services called to report that her newborn daughter had tested positive for methamphetamine. And because of that, she was at risk of having the state take custody of her children. But the mother…

Dopamine – The Answer to Increased Participation in Your Wellness Program

Zach Younce - in Mental Health

A wellness program is integrated to allow employees to thrive and increase just that, wellness. The organization invests copious amounts to better their employees’ health and to hopefully receive an impact the company’s bottom line. Unfortunately, the…

Personal Wellness and Companionship: Healthy and Fun Courtship

Michael D. Shaw - in Others

Personal wellness is, as I will never tire of writing, indispensable to corporate wellness. That sense of health – and happiness – often starts with dating or companionship, where the emotional support of a friend or future loved one is as restorative…

De-stress and Celebrate National Yoga Day!

Satori Ebedes - in Mental Health

Recent national work related surveys have found 80% of workers feel stress on the job and half of those report their job as very or extremely stressful. One-quarter of all workers views their jobs as the number one stress in their lives. All this employee…

Advancing Corporate Wellness by Achieving Personal Wellness: The Journey of a Single Seed to the Shelf of Science and Commerce

Michael Shaw - in Others

As I am wont to remind readers, corporate wellness is impossible without personal wellness: It requires an understanding of and a commitment to science and technology, beginning with increased awareness of the journey of a single seed to the shelf – the…

The Next Step in Wellness Program Personalization

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Corporate Wellness Interviews

Join JP Bewley, CEO of Big Cloud Analytics LIVE from the offices of the Corporate Health & Wellness Association as he unveils EVO, a new tool to supercharge engagement in your wellness program with personalization. Mr. Bewley will be on Facebook live to…

Are You an Office Worker? Why Your Health May Be at More Risk Than You Think

Michael Shaw - in Worksite Wellness

While office workers typically feel that they are safe on the job and don’t have to worry about health issues or injuries, the fact is that accidents and illnesses can crop up anywhere. People often slip, trip, or fall at work; have poor posture or strain…

How to Stay Fit While Travelling

Sloane Davis - in Others

I always tell my clients that the goal should be to maintain, not gain while away.  And while I am an advocate for living life and enjoying all that is has to offer, going on vacation shouldn’t become a free for all to throw in the towel when it comes to…

How to Create a Peaceful Mind

Jeff Gero Ph.D. - in Mental Health

Our minds are wonderful for solving problems, putting things in order, getting the job done, while also making sense of our daily reality. The mind is a reasoning machine that likes to keep us busy ruminating on the past and figuring out the future. The Yogis…