A depressed woman on a bench near a lake with her head in her hands.

Six Stages of Coping with Your Spouse’s Depression

Steve Lowell - in Focused

We were married on October 24, 1998 and on October 25, I barely recognized her! She spoke differently, using words of anger and despair. Her voice was different; it was sharper.

A man's arm in a blood pressure cuff. You can't change what you don't measure.

Corporate Wellness and the Role of Chronic Disease Monitoring

Chris Stakutis - in Focused

While statistics may vary, in a typical modern company about 12 percent of their population is Type-II diabetic and upwards of 20 percent suffer from other chronic diseases such as hypertension

Chess pieces on top of analytic data

The 5 Strategic Areas of Corporate Wellness

Sandra Larkin - in Worksite Wellness

I walked into a national sporting goods store and saw a Nike tee shirt with the phase “Strong is the new beautiful”. Up until then, I never thought about health in that way especially in my workplace.

A man holing a sign that says "Will Work for Healthcare"

The Healthcare Crisis: Can Wellness Solve It?

Stacy Morris - in News & Insights

Employers with 2-50 employees have been greatly affected by the dilemma of our current health care crisis. The direction of the health care debate and

Is Corporate Wellness Heading in the Right Direction?

Is Corporate Wellness Heading in the Right Direction?

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in Editorial

Corporate Wellness is certainly heating up. It is creating a lot of “buzz” and attracting a lot of attention. The only problem for the industry currently is the economic recession which has made many employers

A green apple with nutritional information printed on it.

10 Simple Steps for Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

Phil A. Lalli - in Worksite Wellness

We all have had it happen to us before and we are pretty sure it is going to happen again. Everyone knows that the chunk of calendar between Halloween and New Years Eve is famous as the biggest

The word Health written in sand on the beach.

Wellness Programs are not just for the Big Companies Anymore!

Scott Leavitt - in News & Insights

As employers are looking at ways to reduce expenses to keep their doors open and remain profitable during this tough economy, they are looking at the cost of providing benefits.

The Statue of Liberty on an American Flag background.

Americans Love to Smile

Mark Roberts - in Others

Americans love to smile. Keeping those pearly whites nice and white should be a priority for everyone to maintain a great smile and a healthy life.

A carrot tied to a stick, as a concept of incentives.

Carrots and Sticks? How about Personal Accountability!

Jim Pshock - in Worksite Wellness

Over and over I hear the analogies of our trade, “It’s easier to attract bees with honey,” “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink” or “It’s better to motivate change with carrots than to punish

A stressed out employee with his head in his hands and a pile of paperwork next to him.

Cultural Stress: A Modern Threat to Health

Howard Murad - in Others

Cultural Stress is a new type of stress that is superimposed on the normal stresses of everyday life. From the advent of the digital revolution in the 1980s, to increased population and affluence,

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Wellness Helps Conquer Recession Depression

Dr. Ann D. Clark - in Worksite Wellness

In a year marked by doom-and-gloom news stories about a failing economy, staggering unemployment rates and a major housing crisis

A woman sick in bed, surrounded by used tissues.

The Downside of Being Unwell and How a Corporate Wellness Program Can Help

Greg Justice, MA - in Worksite Wellness

The costs of ill health, both in premiums and in lost productivity are staggering, up to $2,800 per employee per year, for those that have issues.

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