Build a Positive Relationship

Build a Positive Relationship, No Matter Who You Report To

Paul White - in Others

By Paul White, Ph.D. In the past, an employee’s relationship with their direct supervisor was found to be one of the most influential factors on whether or not the employee enjoyed their job. However, this dynamic has changed somewhat. Jared Lindzon, in…

Long-term

Taking the Long-term View of Wellness ROI

Michael P. Curran - in Worksite Wellness

Three years ago, the Rand Corporation published a report on Worksite Wellness Programs (1) revealing positive returns on investments in disease management,…

Work/Life Balance

6 Sides of a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Worksite Wellness

  Work and home used to have much cleaner boundaries before the age of 24/7 connectivity. We blend work with just about everything, but then compartmentalize…

Chronic Stress - Churning and Burning

Chronic Stress: Do You Churn & Burn Your Days?

Ed Harrold - in Mental Health

During the 20th Century, the burden of disease shifted quite significantly to be one from changes in our lifestyle. In the early 1900’s, Pneumonia and Tuberculosis were the leading causes of death in our culture. Since 2010, the leading causes of death are…

Caring for the Caregivers in the Workplace

Caring for the Caregivers in the Workplace

Norbert “Bert” Alicea - in Others

Millions of Americans, including approximately 20 percent of the workforce, provide ongoing care for older loved ones or those with chronic health conditions. This number is expected to grow, making caregiving a critical workplace issue. Employees who provide…

Resilient

Being Resilient… Bouncing Back From A Setback

Judy Hoberman - in Mental Health

While many of our challenges are similar because we are women, one in particular keeps popping up…unexpected “stuff” that happens to us, our positions and our families.  We all know that it may be easier to just grab your favorite blanket and run into…

With election day here, what do the candidates plan for the future of American healthcare.

Election Day: What Are the Candidates Plans for Healthcare?

Daniel Pyne - in News & Insights

Today, America’s 18-month election process (it seemed like an eternity) will be behind us at long last.  However, before we wave goodbye to the 2016 election which often resembled a roller-coaster ride, it is important to take a look at the plans both candidates…

Making workplace wellness simple can be complicated.

Simplifying Workplace Wellness for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Eric Brewer - in Worksite Wellness

  When it comes to workplace wellness, a “well-run play” is typically more impactful than a “perfectly drawn up” play. Workplace wellness continues to rise in popularity. But small and mid-size businesses often have a harder time than large enterprises…

Fitbit wearable fitness tracker

Don’t Expect a Fitbit under the Tree this Year

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Wearable Devices

Last week, Fitbit – makers of the popular wearable fitness tracker – released their third quarter earnings report showing revenue up 23 percent to a total of $504 million, resulting in investor earnings increases up 19 cents per share. However, just ten…

exercise for busy professionals is easy to do at your desk

This One Minute Exercise for Busy Professionals is Scientifically Proven to Work

Courteney Wolfe - in Worksite Wellness

As a busy corporate professional, you may think adding exercise to your daily routine is about as easy as dodging rush-hour traffic or attending a meeting that actually ends on time. But according to a recent scientific study, exercise for busy professionals…

Healthcare consumers need to spend more time speaking with their doctor, like this woman here.

What do Healthcare Consumers Care about Most?

Daniel Pyne - in News & Insights

Deloitte’s 2016 Consumer Priorities in Health Care Survey was recently released and it revealed some surprising opinions from healthcare consumers in regard to their healthcare.  The numerous services from which to choose, and the complexity of those services,…

Science can help you lose weight!

The Scientific Way to Lose Weight

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Weight-Loss

What if most of the existing weight loss programs are not based on good science? Would that explain why such a big percentage of people are not successful in their weight loss efforts?  One of the participants in a recent weight-loss webinar remarked that…